TECNOAMBIENTE: Senior Geophysical Surveyor

  • Blue Economy and Recruitment Consultancy S.L
  • Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain
  • 24/05/2024
Field work, Office work Management and consultancy Oceanography

Job Description

Tecnoambiente, a subsidiary of Tradebe, is a multidisciplinary geoscience-environmental survey, subsea inspections, and environmental consultancy company, with an accredited laboratory. Specializing in the marine environment, Tecnoambiente has a proven track record of delivering a wide range of solutions in offshore, coastal and onshore projects in Europe, Africa, Asia, and South & Central America.

We are looking for a Senior Geophysical Surveyor to join our Marine Survey department at our delegation in Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona). The ideal candidate will be eager to assume significant responsibility and take ownership of their role, gaining firsthand exposure both internally and externally. They will also play a key role in training and developing our junior team members and have the potential to progress into project management in the mid-term.

The role

  • Plan and coordinate offshore geophysical survey operations, including route planning, equipment selection, and personnel allocation.
  • Lead and supervise survey crews during offshore operations, ensuring that all activities are conducted safely, efficiently, and according to project specifications.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, industry regulations, and best practices for health, safety, and environmental protection.
  • Execute Survey Manager or Party Chief role in field surveys if necessary.
  • Oversee the deployment and operation of geophysical survey equipment (MBES, SSS, SBP, magnetometers, etc.).
  • Provide regular updates on survey progress, results, and any potential issues or challenges.
  • Prepare comprehensive survey reports, maps, and charts summarizing survey findings and interpretations.
  • Geophysical Team leader.
  • Supervision of Acquisition, processing and Interpretation of geophysical (hydrographic) data. QA/QC support.
  • Ensure compliance with highest HSEQ standards, work closely with the QHSE team to identify hazards and corresponding mitigation action plan.
  • Conduct pre-survey briefings with survey crews to review project objectives, survey procedures, safety protocols, and environmental considerations.
  • Availability to travel (50%).

The person

  • Bachelor's degree in Marine Science, Geology, Topography, or a related field.
  • Master's degree in Marine Geophysics or a closely related discipline.
  • Additional Certifications:
  • STCW95 (Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers)
  • BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training)
  • HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment)
  • Minimum 5 years hands-on involvement in Marine Survey operations across diverse sectors including cables, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, etc.
  • Proficiency in UXO surveys, ensuring comprehensive knowledge and practical experience in this specialized area.
  • Demonstrated competence in vessel mobilization procedures, contributing to efficient and seamless project execution.
  • Extensive experience in both acquiring and processing hydrographic and geophysical data utilizing a variety of advanced equipment such as UHRS, Side Scan Sonar, Multibeam & Singlebeam Echosounder, Sub-bottom Profiler, Magnetometer, etc.
  • Track record of producing high-quality technical reports, reflecting deep expertise and attention to detail.
  • Proven accountability for maintaining rigorous quality control standards and ensuring timely delivery across a wide spectrum of multidisciplinary projects.
  • In-depth familiarity with surface and subsea positioning systems, encompassing GNSS, INS, USBL, and other relevant technologies.

We offer

  • Permanent contract.
  • Full-time job.
  • The possibility to work in a company with career opportunities.

Career level


Career options

Non academic career