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Senior Survey Engineer in Offshore at UTEC Survey Group

Date Posted: 4/21/2021

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Job Description

UTEC, part of Acteon Group, is one of the world's largest independent offshore and onshore survey providers. We provide a wide range of survey, positioning and data management services using the most advanced equipment and techniques. The data we generate provides our clients with the information they need to make critical, well informed, business decisions.

UTEC is looking to add a meticulous & hard-working Senior Survey Engineer to the team. The Senior Survey Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all engineering work carried out on site is conducted in the best interests of UTEC and the Client and meets all project safety, contractual and quality requirements. The Senior Survey Engineer shall also ensure that all equipment received to the vessel is configured correctly and calibrations and certification is kept up to date.

The role is based offshore and will require local and international travel to support UTEC operations, periods of onshore support may also be required working either remotely or from UTEC offices / workshops.


  • Understand sensor pinout/wiring diagrams, how to interface equipment and sensors through survey vehicles into the online system.
  • Understanding of basic electronics, demonstrate understanding of commonly used electronic symbols and wiring principles.
  • Knowledge and understanding of IT and general networking solutions. How to setup a dedicated survey network and interface survey sensors to online.
  • Good knowledge of different data protocols used with survey sensors, serial 232, 422, 485 protocols, ethernet comms, fibre optic.
  • Experience of CCTV and video systems. Setting up video distribution on board vessels
  • Make up and terminate all types of cabling, using specific tools, for interfacing, antenna cabling, network cabling, serial cabling, video cabling, ROV/survey sensor cabling.
  • Creating vessel wiring diagrams, setup notes in relevant software packages.
  • Maintain, service, calibrate equipment used in offshore survey operations.
  • Keep vessel inventories, manifests, equipment certification up to date.
  • Knowledge of online software packages, interfacing survey sensors to online systems and testing, Ability to perform online and operate software during operations.
  • Conduct personnel performance reviews/appraisals for your direct reports.
  • Actively participate and lead by example in the Company's Quality and HSE Systems and Procedures.


  • 5 + years' experience in offshore engineering or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Technical understanding and knowledge of major survey equipment and software used in the offshore survey sector.
  • Ability to problem solve and fault find issues with equipment. Demonstrate good problem-solving practices and show common sense logical thinking to identify problems.
  • Excellent Written and verbal communication skills