Job Objectives

The Survey Engineer is responsible for the management of all Survey related matters, including but not limited to, tender management, project support, work and maintenance procedures.

  • Operate competently all relevant Positioning/Survey equipment.
  • Support the Diving Dept Management in its endeavour to develop survey activity
  • Responsible for the overseeing maintenance; repair and operational status of all Positioning/survey equipment mobilized onboard the survey vessel
  • Fault finding, repair and maintenance of electronic, computer and electromechanical equipment.
  • Ensure that all equipment failures are documented and reported to technical department
  • Installation and interfacing of equipment and data communications networks on board ships.
  • Calibration and verification of measuring devices.
  • Operating surface and underwater positioning systems/ Operating geophysical survey systems.
  • Development of existing survey systems to fulfil specific project requirements.
  • Identify faults and effect repairs as and when required to maintain operation status of all equipment and data network.
  • Liaise with offshore Survey Personnel during operations.
  • Supervise equipment administration, PMS, reporting and log keeping including tracking of equipment.
  • Test and interface survey sensors and systems to vessel, ROV, online and offline systems
  • Manage (preventive) maintenance schedules for all survey equipment
  • Keep abreast of relevant technical developments, working practices and department procedures
  • Must a bachelor’s degree holder or equivalent
  • HNC / HND in Hydro graphic Surveying and one (02) years on-line diving / ROV operation.
  • 5+ offshore survey engineering experience.
  • Middle East experience an advantage
  • Computer literate, with a good appreciation of hardware, software and operating systems is essential.
  • Language skills: Good command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Experience with acoustic positioning and survey systems including but not limited to the following;

–         DGPS systems

–         Gyro

–         Underwater Gyro

–         USBL systems

–         SSS

–         SB

–         and MB echo sounders

–         Sub bottom profilers

–         Magnetometer

–         Good experience in electronic communication protocols