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We are now recruiting for Surveyors to support our upcoming projects.

Candidates must be authorized to work in Australia or hold relevant work permit/visa for work in Australia. 

Position Overview

The Surveyor has the primary responsibility for the operation, and maintenance of the online survey systems and the execution, monitoring and reporting of survey operational tasks. Monitoring of and compliance with technical specifications and standard and project-specific procedures is a key requirement. At all times, a high level of quality control must be exercised to ensure that all survey-related systems are configured and operated correctly to ensure that the aims and objectives of the survey are met and that the correct data for subsequent processing and charting is acquired.The Surveyor has responsibility for the Health, Safety and welfare of himself and others.


  • Review and understanding of project procedures and survey and inspection requirements.
  • Operate and maintain survey navigation and data acquisition systems.
  • Operate and maintain survey surface and sub-surface positioning systems.
  • Ensure that all project required raw and pre-processed survey data is recorded in real-time.
  • Full understanding of the operation of all commonly used survey systems and sensors.
  • Apply full quality control, validations and cross-checks at all times with respect to all sensors and systems interfaced to the navigation and acquisition software and to ensure that they are operating and to within specifications and requirements described within the project-specific procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all necessary survey sensor calibrations and verifications are undertaken and at the necessary interval and as described in the Company’s standard procedures. All calibrations will be documented and archived on the vessel are reported to the Survey Helpdesk.
  • To monitor, maintain and document the vessel and ROV dimensional control reference frames (offsets)
  • Carry out the survey operations in accordance with client’s work scope and Subsea 7 operational procedures to client satisfaction.
  • Must be knowledgeable in commonly used survey datums, map projections and reference spheroids.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Subsea 7 safety management system and operating standards.
  • Assist in the launch and recovery of survey sensors, such as towed sonar systems or CTD probes, if required.
  • Assist with offline processing of logged survey data and chart production.
  • To liaise with the bridge officers, ROV crew and other onboard departments as necessary, to ensure that the required level of information and communication is always maintained.
  • To ensure that where there is deviation from approved project and standard procedures, these are notified to the line manager so that the Company’s Management of Change process may be implemented.
  • Fully brief relief surveyor at shift handover and at crew changes.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Survey or Inspection Project Co-ordinator or Senior Survey 
  • Undertake training in survey / inspection operations in accordance with the Subsea 7 Survey & Inspection Competence Assurance Scheme training and competency scheme.
  • Build a portfolio of evidence for the Subsea 7 Survey & Inspection Competence Assurance Scheme and present the completed portfolio to the Subsea 7 competence focal point for assessment, verification and audit by client companies.
  • The Surveyor shall comply with the requirements of the Subsea 7 Global HSEQ Training Program.


  • Proficient with Eiva Navipac
  • Prior experience with heavy lift and pipelay operations including jacket and/or monopile installation is preferred but not essential
  • Must have relevant eligibility to work in  Australia 
  • Degree or HND qualification in relevant survey related discipline preferred
  • Minimum of 12 months offshore experience in a relevant environment, with at least 100 days offshore as Associate Surveyor.
  • Fully conversant wth Microsoft Office suite
  • Presents self in a professional manner appropriate to the role
  • Strong communication and log keeping skills
  • Articulates views in a comprehensive manner
  • Produces written work of a high standard and presentable quality
  • Works well with others in a team environment
  • Ability to understand and interpret instruction and coordinate own work
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to maintain clear and concise logbooks and records


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