Sr. Operations Technician - Marine

Lafayette, LA
Added: February 10, 2024
Job Description

Fugro's Geophysical service line provides geophysical surveys that maps out the ocean floor and underneath to provide geophysical data, utilizing sonar technologies to do. The geophysical surveys involve a series of techniques and algorithms applied to raw survey data to extract meaningful information about subsurface features. It includes steps such as data quality control, noise removal, filtering, and data enhancement. These processes aim to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio, improve resolution, and create interpretable images or models of the subsurface.

The Sr Operations Technician is responsible for technical support and maintenance of AUV and Geophysical equipment, problem solving, information gathering activities on survey vessels, analysis of multi-parameter data and quality control for Marine Geophysical surveys. During such surveys; photogrammetry, seismic seabed imaging and multibeam seabed mapping are some examples of remote sensors utilizing both surface survey vessel and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) collection platforms.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead by example and place Quality, Health & Safety, Security, and the protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers, or the communities in which we live and work at risk.
  • Responsible for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on Geophysical / AUV electronic, electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Assists in mobilization and demobilization on various vessels for survey projects.
  • Assists in reviewing and assessing preliminary data onsite to ensure all contract requirements are being achieved and pass required quality control.
  • Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly equipment maintenance reports.
  • Assists in compiling lessons learned of the course of the project, and investigate how to correct for future projects.
  • Operates various Geophysical and AUV equipment.
  • Communicates with onboard Party Chief regarding all operational and technical issues.
  • Performs special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States, without restrictions.
  • Possess the ability to obtain a valid passport for international travel.
  • Possess a Two-year degree in Electronics, Computer Engineering, Geomatics or closely related discipline preferred.
  • Must be willing and able to work offshore for 4-6 weeks at a time required.
  • Have 3 years experience or more with geophysical AUV / seismic and mechanical survey data acquisition systems; i.e., AUV operations, Sidescan Sonar, Sub-bottom Profilers, Seismic, Multibeam Echo Sounders and their associated winches and hardware.
  • Must have a general understanding of Computer Systems, electronic hardware and software.
  • Must have a driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record.

What’s in it for you?

At Fugro, our people are our number one priority and central to our purpose to create a safe and livable world. Our values set the foundation for our unique culture we are determined to deliver, we prepare for tomorrow, we do what’s right, and we build trust. Our talent philosophy is seeded by our values and fueled by a passion for learning, developing leadership behaviors, transparency, and accountability.

Fugro offers opportunities to sharpen skills and provide career growth through on-the-job learning experiences, LinkedIn Learning access, business and technical training, and leadership development programs.

We value the mental, physical, and financial health of our employees and their families and offer a variety of flexible work models. Fugro USA’s comprehensive benefits package also ensures you have choices that fit your needs at any life stage.

How to apply?

If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on our ‘apply’ button and upload your resume and cover letter.

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