Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Surveying
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Angola

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary


The position of Surveyor of Marine Construction Survey Services exists for the purpose of carrying out required tasks in the field for survey projects, as requested by the Party Chief, Survey Ops Manager, Project Surveyor, and / or field client representatives for the survey project's field activities.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Assist fellow employees in performing their work in accordance with safe work procedures
  • Conduct and document daily Job Safety Analysis (JSA)/ Safety pre-tower meetings
  • Train and adhere to Oceaneering or client company's specific requirements
  • Managing and carrying out specific job tasks as requested by Client, Project Manager, Survey Manager
  • Comply with company safety rules and training, conduct operations safely and report any unsafe condition or practices immediately to his/her supervisor
  • Calibrate heading, attitude and bathymetric sensors.
  • Configure navigation software for use on the correct projection/geodetic datum
  • Run an online survey/inspection spread
  • Create and configure the online navigation to show vessel (s), ROVs etc, and relevant map information appropriate for project tasks
  • Fault find the system
  • Configure logging of project data
  • Preparation of survey reports
  • Responsible for the care and safety of company equipment
  • Training of fellow field personnel

  • All other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This position has no direct reports.

Reporting Relationship
  • Party Chief - Offshore
  • Project Manager/Surveyor - when on project

Operations Manager - direct manager



  • Survey/Geomatics/Hydrography degree or equivalent relevant offshore experience
  • Must have offshore marine construction experience
  • Familiar with DGPS (C-Nav systems, Hemisphere systems), survey software (Eiva & 4D Nav), multibeam
  • Knowledge and implications of environmental conditions and effects on survey systems and data
  • Knowledge of installation and configuration of technical software
  • Full understanding of calibration requirements and procedures of the survey systems and sensors
  • Full understanding of the requirements for data management
  • Knowledge of reporting requirements appropriate to the current project including content and format
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Packages
  • Must have good knowledge of IT systems wrt to online navigation spreads.

  • Sufficient offshore experience
  • Working knowledge of Oil & Gas and Renewable industries technical specifications and standards

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

Team Leadership/ Decision Making/ Planning and Organizing/ Developing Others:
  • Expresses pride in the group and encourages people to feel good about their accomplishments
  • Shares knowledge and resources and encourages the same of others
  • Ability to make objective decisions timely and effectively
  • Excellent communication skills - written and oral
  • Skill to recognize when decisions or information should be referred to a higher authority
  • Ability to establish and maintain project priorities
  • Ability to plan, organise and direct the work of others

Health and Safety/ Technology/ Stress Management/ Flexibility:
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques used in safety inspections and accident prevention
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of safety and health as it relates to employees and the public
  • Skill to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments as well as adverse conditions such as weather, equipment problems and job conditions

Client Focus/ Communication/ Ethics and Integrity:
  • Ability to determine and meet customer needs
  • Ability to promote and be accountable for quality customer service
  • Respond to clients in a positive and truthful manner
  • Solves customer problems quickly and effectively
  • Ensures that regular and consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility
  • Maintain inter-office and project confidentiality
  • Working as a team member/ getting along with co-workers
  • Responding in a positive manner to supervision

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFSHORE which is characterized as follows.
  • Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as well as over/near water.
  • Requires working on or near moving and vibrating equipment.
  • Requires working in both Equatorial regions and Scandinavian regions
  • Constant exposure to airborne dust, fumes and gases.
  • Work surface is stable, height is elevated.

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work.



  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.


As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.


We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.