Project Hydrographic Surveyor and two Hydrographic Surveyor’s – Acquisition & Processor needed at Fugro, Portchester (UK), or based offshore

Job Summary

Three exciting opportunities have arisen for in our Marine Geophysics team. We are looking for one Project Hydrographic Surveyor and two Hydrographic Surveyors – one Acquisition and one Processor to join Fugro. We’re one of the world’s leading global hydrographic and geophysical survey companies. These roles will involve office-based work and significant time offshore.


  • Acquisition role: Acquire, quality-control, process and report hydrographic data. Datasets include but are not limited to multibeam echosounder, multibeam backscatter, GNSS and USBL;
  • Processor role: Process and report on hydrographic data. Datasets include but are not limited to multibeam echosounder, multibeam backscatter, GNSS and USBL;
  • Project role: Promote and deliver technical hydrographic solutions at all phases throughout the project life cycle including tendering, client liaison, planning, mobilisation, acquisition, processing, interpretation, reporting and creating deliverables;
  • Project role: Act as a technical lead on projects with responsibility for liaising with clients in a technical capacity, undertaking overall data QC and ensuring that survey specifications are met;
  • Project role: Manage and lead other personnel (including non-Fugro or freelance staff), ensuring that their work meets the project specification and Fugro quality standards;
  • Assist with mobilisation, calibration and demobilisation of vessels;
  • Assist with equipment maintenance;
  • Train and supervise less experienced staff in hydrographic survey methods;
  • Ensure adherence to current QHSSE policies and practices;
  • Author, update and follow work instructions and procedures on a variety of hydrographic work;
  • Work closely with other Fugro survey teams worldwide.


  • A qualification in hydrography or closely-related subject is essential;
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in hydrography or closely-related subject is desirable but not essential.


  • Graduate and experienced candidates are welcome to apply;
  • Experience of working offshore is desirable;
  • Experience in defence, oil and gas, ocean science and/or renewables sectors is desirable.

Start date
Successful applicants should expect interviews in March 2019 and be able to start work in March to June 2019.

To apply

To apply and for more details regarding this opportunity please visit:

1. Project Hydrographic Surveyor
2. Hydrographic Surveyor (Processor)
3. Hydrographic Surveyor (Acquisition)

The closing date is 18 February 2019.

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