Hydrographer (Level 2)

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LOCATION: Houston, Texas

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FLEXIBILITY: Hybrid/Onsite

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SALARY: $52,000 - $66,560

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SALARY: $52,000 - $66,560

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POSTED: March 13, 2024

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JOB TYPE: Direct Hire

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JOB ID: 28289

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Location: Houston, Texas
Hydrographer (Level 2):

Inceed has partnered with a great company to help find a skilled Hydrographer (Level 2) to join their team!

We're seeking Hydrographers to join our team and support our dredging operations along the East Coast and Gulf Coast of the United States. As a Hydrographer, you'll play a vital role in conducting comprehensive hydrographic surveys to facilitate coastal restoration, shipping channel maintenance, and large-scale capital improvement projects. Your responsibilities will include collecting, processing, analyzing, and interpreting hydrographic data using various surveying techniques, including multibeam and single beam sonar. You'll be tasked with preparing detailed maps for hydrographic, engineering, geological, and geohazard purposes. This position requires adaptability to challenging coastal environments and frequent travel.


  • Serve as the hydrographer for dredging projects, utilizing vessels ranging from 25ft. to 63ft. in size.
  • Collect and process multibeam and single beam hydrographic survey data.
  • Install and calibrate survey systems to ensure accurate data collection.
  • Ensure compliance with technical standards, company policies, and procedures.
  • Travel is a fundamental aspect of this role, with an expected on-site presence of 180-270 days per year.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Preferred: Bachelor's Degree; High School Diploma accepted.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience as a Hydrographer.
  • Proficiency in multibeam and single beam sonar data collection techniques.
  • Experience with HYPACK/HYSWEEP software is essential.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD software is advantageous.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, providing guidance to less experienced colleagues.
  • Ability to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).
  • Valid Driver's License required.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (up to 100%) and work on a rotating schedule (14 days on/7 days off).

Nice to Have Skills & Experience:

  • A safe and professional work environment.
  • Engagement in large-scale dredging projects.
  • Investment in your personal and professional growth.
  • Extensive travel opportunities with lodging provided on shore each evening.
  • Competitive compensation package.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive pay rate.
  • Comprehensive 401(k) program with 100% company matching of the first 4% of employee contributions, with immediate vesting.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Life, and Disability insurance plans.

If you are interested in learning more about the Hydrographer (Level 2) opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration. Our client is unable to provide sponsorship at this time.
We are Inceed, a staffing and direct placement firm who believes in the possibility of something better. Our mission is simple: We’re here to help every person, whether client, candidate, or employee, find and secure what’s better for them.
Inceed is an equal opportunity employer. Inceed prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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