Senior Surveyor

We are a technology company that is transforming operations at sea to enable people and the planet to thrive.

We are open-minded and fearless in our approach to innovation and don’t believe in boundaries. We challenge everything and have massive ambitions to drag aging industries into the tech era.

We take safety, equality and education very seriously, and our responsibilities don’t stop at our front door. Our business is built on the belief that there’s definitely a more environmentally responsible way to operate at sea.

We only employ the best people. People with a desire for excellence, a curious nature, people who are thoughtful, humble, collaborative and accountable.

We reward our people well. Beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average’. 

The opportunities for people in our business can be limitless, spanning a multitude of disciplines and open to all, regardless of background and experience level.

We are not your average workplace.

Ocean Infinity is seeking a Senior Surveyor who is the lead responsible for online and ensures that all online survey equipment and software are operational, that the data acquisition is performed correctly and in a professional way. The senior surveyor role also means having a leading role in the online team onboard our vessels. As a Senior surveyor you will report to the Offshore Manager onboard the vessel and to your line manager at the onshore office (Survey Manager). We are looking for a Senior Surveyor with background in this position and good knowledge of software and sensors used in this field. Working on a vessel in a tight team also implies good teamwork, troubleshooting qualities, not being afraid to ask questions and use the expertise we have in our fleet to solve problems fast.  We use standard main software on our vessels.

Work Country: Offshore

Work Location: Worldwide

Division/Department: Survey

Reports to: Survey Manager

What will you do:

  • Update and keep current the HSE standards in our organisation;
  • Act as Safety Delegate on vessels;
  • Optimise and improve survey setups and methods;
  • Perform mobilisations, calibrations, and systems check prior to the survey;
  • Handle and be responsible of co-ordinates in the navigation system.
  • Troubleshooting of survey equipment and software;
  • Ensure the online logs and other documentation are properly utilised and modified as required;
  • Monitor and control the survey equipment during the survey and ensure a safe and correct handling of the survey equipment;
  • Perform maintenance of bathymetrical, geophysical, and geotechnical equipment;
  • Assure data quality during the survey;
  • Communicate closely with offline coordinator and OM regarding data quality in order to ensure good quality data collection;
  • Responsible for the online work and documentation of the survey performed;
  • Ability to produce project documentation when needed, like Task plans, Mobilisation and calibration reports, Field-MEMOS, Field-Reports etc;
  • Manage and educate Surveyors Grade 1 and 2;
  • Plan, drive and host on board training courses for data acquisition software or survey related subjects.

Who you are:

  • Experience as a Senior surveyor;
  • CATB/A surveyor or similar education;
  • Solid experience in towed geophysical survey and/or ROV survey;
  • Strong understanding of quality management such as standards, regulations and applicable policies and procedures;
  • Good practical experience with office tools: MS Office, Google Drive, Teams, e-mail, among others;
  • Interested in others and strives for the best for the team;
  • Ability to take ownership and engagement in the work;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Driven, proactive and able to work autonomously with little supervision towards the company’s purpose; 
  • Critical thinking and ability to show initiative;
  • Open and receptive to new and different ideas;
  • Holder of a valid Offshore survival course certificate;
  • Holder of a valid Offshore medical certificate.


  • Experience with mid-size vessels performing towed geophysical survey and larger DP 2 vessels performing ROV survey.

What you can expect:

At Ocean Infinity, we believe in creating equal opportunities for all, celebrating each and everyone’s differences.  We are driven by transforming the industry, through our technology, thoughts, behaviours and actions.  Being inclusive and respectful to all is fundamental to who we are.  It is the right thing to do and enables innovation and creativity to thrive.

There is more work to be done, and we know that we aren’t perfect, but our commitment to these values is unwavering. They are central to our mission and the impact we have on the industry, meaning, we cannot live without them.

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