Hydrographic Survey Party Chief (Broussard, LA)

Hydrographic Survey Party Chief (Broussard, LA)

Imenco Survey Solutions is offering a job opportunity for an experienced Hydrographic Survey Party Chief to join our team. The role involves overseeing survey project assignments, ensuring compliance with survey standards during offshore operations, and providing day-to-day supervision

The Survey Party Chief will be responsible for setting up and testing the online navigation suite, calibrating survey sensors, and conducting a 12-hour online shift while offshore. This position requires maintaining high-quality survey records, participating in hazard identifications and risk assessments, and contributing to overall team efforts, including writing field memos and reports for clients.



Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Set-up and testing of the online navigation and data logging systems
  • Calibration of survey sensors
  • Daily operation of on-line systems
  • Quality control of positioning systems/ sensors and logged data
  • Maintain survey quality records (including daily logbook and DPRs)
  • Instruction and performance monitoring of junior surveyors
  • Performance of work role in accordance with company and project policies & procedures
  • Ensure that data gathered is in accordance with Survey project procedures
  • Reporting of operational activities and logged data that does not meet acceptance criteria
  • Take part in hazard identification and risk assessment as required by Client and Imenco Policies

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Surveying in the offshore environment
  • Appropriate offshore medical and offshore survival course
  • Bosiet or HUET training certification
  • TWIC Card

Required Skills:

  • Exposure or working knowledge in Offshore Survey and deep-water positioning systems with specialization in USBL, LBL array installation, calibration and positioning
  • Working knowledge in jumper metrology measurements
  • Working knowledge in networking and interfacing


  • Paid Vacation
  • 100% Paid Employee Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K



Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

Imenco Survey Solutions is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to promoting a diverse workforce and an inclusive respectful workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Contact / Application info:

Eric Granger
Survey Solutions Manager