Hydrographer Level 2

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  • Location: Houston, Texas |
  • Type: Direct Hire |
  • Job #390395 |
  • Salary: $52,000 Per Unit |

Job Title :    Hydrographer (Level 2)
Job Type:    Direct Hire
Status:    Fulltime
Start Date :    03/11/2024
Hours :    14 Days On/7 Days Off (2:1)
**EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors Preferred, High School Diploma acceptable

THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE POSITION; HOWEVER, it will be an hourly pay-rate (not salary). The pay is an HOURLY Pay-Rate of $25.00 Per Hour (equivalates to $52,000.00 a Year) To Pay-Rate of $32.00 Per Hour (equivalates to $66,560.00 a Year)

This is a 100% travel position with rotation based on GLDD project sites, therefore can live anywhere in the US (preferably along the Gulf or East coast). Rotation schedule is 14 days on/7 days off, daily meal allowance ($52.00/per work day), lodging, and transportation are provided by GLDD.

The Opportunity: We are looking for hydrographers to support our dredging operations on the East Coast and Gulf Coast of the United States. The Hydrographer performs full-scale hydrographic surveys in support of coastal restoration, shipping channel maintenance, and large capital improvement projects. The successful candidate will perform a variety of hydrographic surveying on our project sites. The position will involve collecting, processing, analyzing, and interpreting a variety of hydrographic data including multi-beam sonar, and single beam survey tasks. The employee will use this data to prepare hydrographic, engineering, geological, and geohazard maps. The candidate must be willing to travel and be able to adapt to challenging coastal environments.

About the Company: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States. In addition, Great Lakes is fully engaged in expanding its core business into the rapidly developing offshore wind energy industry. The Company has a long history of performing significant international projects. The Company employs experienced civil, ocean and mechanical engineering staff in its estimating, production and project management functions. In its over 133-year history, the Company has never failed to complete a marine project. Great Lakes owns and operates the largest and most diverse fleet in the U.S. dredging industry, comprised of approximately 200 specialized vessels. Great Lakes has a disciplined training program for engineers that ensures experienced-based performance as they advance through Company operations. The Company Incident-and Injury-Free® (IIF®) safety management program is integrated into all aspects of the Company's culture. The company commitment to the IIF® culture promotes a work environment where employee safety is paramount.

What you can expect:
– Safe and professional work environment.
– Work on large value dredging projects.
– Investment into your personal and professional development.
– Extensive travel benefits.
– Sleeping on shore each evening.
– Competitive compensation.

– Act as a hydrographer for dredging projects.
– Vessel sizes range from 25ft. to 63ft.
– Collection and processing of multi-beam and single-beam hydrographic survey data.
– Installation and calibration of survey systems.
– Ensure conformance to applicable technical standards as well as company policies and procedures.
– Travel position. 180-270 days on site per year.

– Competitive Pay Rate
– 401(k) program that includes 100% company matching of the first 4% of employee contributions with immediate vesting.
– Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Life and Disability insurance plans.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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