SENIOR OFFSHORE SERVICES HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYOR

iXBlue is a Group of nearly 600 people structured around high-tech companies spread around the world. The Group offers a range of turnkey equipment and solutions in the fields of navigation, surveillance, positioning, underwater communications, imaging, seabed exploration and the space industry.

Missions

iXblue are looking for adaptable problem solvers to join our new services and training group. This group is being formed as a part of iXblue’s ongoing commitment to client success with the world renowned offshore positioning and navigation solutions.

 

We are in a unique position to offer positions that will yield a lifetime of expertise for the applicants in the exciting industrial applications of the world’s Oceans. These applications today are primarily focused on offshore construction in support of the energy needs of human kind.

 

You will be based out of a location of your choosing, but will be expected to regularly travel to iXblue’s Aberdeen operations facility located in the Bridge of Don.

 

The primary focus of the role will be representing iXblue on client sites, both onshore and offshore, supporting the equipment in operations all across the globe. You will be comfortable imparting your knowledge of the offshore industry, and iXblue systems in particular, to groups of up to 20 persons.

Daily interactions will be with Aberdeen, Paris, and Brest, and will primarily be technical in nature. Extended interactions with Houston, Rio de Janerio, and Singapore will be likely to occur.

Roles

Depending on suitability the candidate will be filling a selection of the job functions listed below.

 

  • Project Manager
    • Delivery of project plans and active management of client projects
  • Survey Data Processing
    • Use of internal and 3rd party data processing tools to enhance on job reporting and key performance indicators ensuring client’s success with iXblue equipment.
  • Equipment Mobilizer
    • Assist in planning, deployment, installation and verification of iXblue equipment to meet client’s requirements.
  • Equipment Operator – Hydrographic Surveyor
    • Use of iXblue and 3rd party equipment to deliver on client’s needs on job sites.
  • Training Design
    • Refine iXblue’s approach and materials for client training and understanding
    • Deliver introductory training using presentation / workshop / Live equipment use.

Required Qualifications and Skills

 

Knowledge of INS

 

Experience using ROVINS and PHINS

 

Desirable

   

Good understanding of the principles of inertial navigation.

 

Essential

Offshore Experience  

At least 5 year experience working on ROV support vessels.

 

Desirable

   

At least 5 year experience working offshore in a survey position.

 

Desirable

   

A good understanding of construction and IRM operations

 

Essential

 

Acoustic Positioning Knowledge

 

A good understanding of the theory of acoustic positioning systems.

 

Essential

   

Experience with industry leading USBL systems

 
   

Ability to configure LBL positioning beacons using industry leading software.

 

Essential

   

Expérience designing large acoustic positioning arrays

 
 

Qualifications

 

BSc or MSc in Hydrographic surveying or equivalent; or

 

Desirable

   

At least 5 years serving or supporting an offshore survey role; or

 
   

At least 5 years serving or supporting an offshore ROV role; or

 
   

At least 5 years serving in or supporting offshore AUV role;

 
   

An ability to clearly communicate both written and verbally

 
 

Communications

 

An ability to clearly communicate both written and verbally

 

Essential

   

Ability to speak in front of groups of up to 10-20 people

 

Essential

   

English language skills

 

Essential

 

Administration capabilities

 

A good working knowledge of Microsoft office suite

 

Essential

 

Travel

 

Willingness to travel for > 60% of the year

 

Essential

   

Ability to travel to job sites in <48hrs notice for mission up to 45 days

 

Essential

 

Contract type
Permanent (CDI)
Job type
Marketing & Communications
Country
United Kingdom
City
Aberdeen