Sr. Surveyor - 14950

Oceaneering International Lafayette , LA 70593

Posted 6 months ago

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

The position of Senior Surveyor of Marine Construction Survey Services exists for the purpose of managing and carrying out required tasks in the field for survey projects, as requested by manager or project specific manager, and / or field client representatives for the survey project's field activities. This position is responsible for assuring that client needs are effectively met regarding field activities, and that all tasks are performed efficiently, responsibly and in accordance with safe work procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Assists new and fellow employees in performing their work in accordance with safe work procedures.

  • Coordinates and communicates with clients, crew members and project managers.

  • Conducts and documents daily Job Safety Analysis (JSA)/ Safety pre-tower meetings.

  • Responsible for offshore operations including personnel, daily progress and asset utilization.

  • Trains and adheres to OII, DOTD or client company's specific requirements.

  • Manages and carries out specific job tasks as requested by client or project manager.

  • Complies with company safety rules and training, conducts operations safely and reports any unsafe conditions or practices immediately to his/her supervisor.

  • Responsible for the care and safety of company equipment.

  • Trains fellow field personnel.


  • All other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Three or more years experience as a Surveyor 2 in the Marine Construction Survey field.

  • Must be proficient with a variety of the field concepts, practices, procedures and equipment operations such as GPS, Navigation Software, USBL and scanning sonar.

  • Must have valid driver's license and suitable driving record that is able to meet company driver requirements.

  • Must have or be able to obtain TWIC card (Transportation Worker Identification Credential).

  • Must have knowledge of basic computer skills, major survey equipment manufacturer's software and equipment.


  • Two year technical degree or higher in field of study.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

Team Leadership/ Decision Making/ Planning and Organizing/ Developing Others:

  • Expresses pride in the group and encourages people to feel good about their accomplishments.

  • Shares knowledge and resources and encourages the same of others.

  • Ability to make objective decisions timely and effectively.

  • Skills to recognize when decisions or information should be referred to a higher authority.

  • Ability to establish and maintain project priorities.

  • Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others.

  • Ability to conduct training for an appropriate audience.

Health and Safety/ Technology/ Stress Management/ Flexibility:

  • Knowledge of methods and techniques used in safety inspections and accident prevention.

  • Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of safety and health as it relates to employees and the public.

  • Skills to work effectively under pressure.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments as well as adverse conditions such as weather, equipment problems and job conditions.

  • Has a good sense of direction (able to self-navigate).

  • Able to perform basic field calculations.

  • Ability to use various information technology systems required for successful job performance.

Client Focus/ Communication/ Ethics and Integrity:

  • Ability to determine and meet customer needs.

  • Ability to promote and be accountable for quality customer service.

  • Responds to clients in a positive and truthful manner.

  • Solves customer problems quickly and effectively.

  • Ensures that regular and consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility.

  • Maintains inter-office and project confidentiality.

  • Responds politely to members of the community.

  • Works as a team member/ gets along with co-workers.

  • Responds in a positive manner to supervision.

Additional Information

This position is considered OFFSHORE which is characterized as follows:

  • Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as well as over/near water.

  • Requires working on or near moving and vibrating equipment.

  • Frequently the humidity is above 90%, noise is over 85db and the light is intense/glare.

  • Potential exposure to open fire/flames/sparks.

  • Constant exposure to airborne dust, fumes and gases.

  • Work surface is stable, height is elevated.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered HEAVY work.


  • Lifts 50-100 pounds

  • Sits, twists, crawls, climbs stairs/ ladders, and uses repetitive movements of the arms and hands

  • Operates small water vessel or ATV


  • Lifts 25-50 pounds

  • Wears PPE for head, hands

  • Balances, stoops, kneels, squats, crouches, reaches with hands and arms, and lifts/carries objects, handles or feels

  • Differentiates between colors

  • Operates a motor vehicle


  • Lifts 10-20 pounds

  • Stands and walks

  • Wears PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection

  • Close vision ability and ability to adjust focus

  • Hears all ranges

  • Wears steel toed shoes/ boots

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

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Sr. Surveyor - 14950

Oceaneering International