Ocean Career: Geophysical/AUV Technician - Marine

The Geophysical AUV 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Ensures operations performed are carried out in an environmentally aware manner consistent with Fugro policy.
  • Operates various Geophysical and AUV equipment.
  • Communicates with the 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 an Associate’s degree or higher Electronics, Computer Engineering, Geomatics or closely related discipline and/or applicable military training and experience.
  • Have 1 or more years of experience 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.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills utilizing diagnostic tools, software, and schematics.
  • Have necessary communications skills, including writing and speaking.

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