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Ballard Marine Construction

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Neenah, WI
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    HYDROGRAPHER / SURVEYOR

    Ballard Marine Construction is the leading diving and marine contractor based out of Washougal, WA with regional offices in California, Illinois and Wisconsin. Ballard provides marine construction and infrastructure support services in the United States, and an internationally recognized diving contractor, marine salvor, tunneling contractor and casualty responder. It is our intent is continued growth of this world class company.

    Our experience enables us to adapt quickly to unique problems and resolve potentially costly situations. In addition, we have the proven ability to customize systems and management teams for individual projects.

    Employees are an integral asset to ensuring our success and as such our staff is required to meet the highest expectations. We take pride in our renowned safety standards and require BMC employees to utilize safe work practices at all times. We count on our employees to perform in fast paced environments while still satisfying customer needs and maintaining effective working relationships. The ability to proactively identify issues and offer innovative solutions is also highly praised. Additionally, we expect our workers be able to effectively function under pressure in order to achieve required deadlines. Our staff should be capable of working independently, however Ballard is fundamentally concerned with team work and the invaluable part it plays in this industry. We have a commitment to our employees and, in turn, expect our employees to contribute to the success of Ballard.

    This position will be based in the Neenah, Wisconsin office and will report directly to the Senior Project Manager.

    SUMMARY:

    The primary role of this position is to provide land survey work, dredging survey, hydrographic surveying, mapping and positioning support, reporting and general survey support.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Determine position and elevation of important features and boundaries in survey areas using precision hydrographic systems, GPS technologies, total stations and levelling instruments.
    • Calibration and trouble-shooting of land and hydrographic survey systems
    • Calibration and trouble-shooting of dredge positioning systems
    • Adjust surveying instruments to maintain their precision
    • Perform field hydrographic surveys collecting bathymetric and other data
    • Post process field data, compute quantities, create charts, and report
    • Reporting of bathymetric conditions, quantities and other pertinent data to colleagues and supervisors for review and direction
    • Collect, assemble, review and report production related materials and values
    • Verify the precision of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites
    • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys
    • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and technical personnel, clients, and others
    • Train assistants and helpers, and direct their work in such activities as performing surveys
    • Analyze survey objectives and specifications to prepare proposals or to direct others in proposal preparation
    • Develop criteria for the design and modification of survey instruments
    • Ability to travel
    • Any other duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • 1-5 Years of experience within the hydrographic industry preferred
    • S. or B.S. in Surveying and Mapping, Natural Resources or similar curriculum preferred
    • Professional state license and or nationally recognized hydrographic certification preferred
    • Experience utilizing bathymetric survey tools including single-beam and multi-beam echo-sounders
    • Experience using bathymetric process software
    • Experience using conventional survey tools including auto-levels, total station etc.
    • Ability to work successfully as a team member
    • Perform the work professionally, honestly, with integrity and a commitment safety and excellence
    • Willingness to work 12+ hours/day, nights and weekends depending on project schedules

    JOB LOCATION:

    • Ballard Marine Construction, MW Division

    POSITION TYPE:

    • Salaried Exempt - Full-Time

    BALLARD MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR VETERAN STATUS.

    A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY PROVIDED THAT IT DOES NOT CREATE AN UNDUE HARDSHIP FOR THE COMPANY, CONSISTENT WITH THE ADA AS AMENDED.

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION & SKILLS

    • One year of experience, or an internship, in project management for construction or mechanical engineering projects.
    • Degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferred.
    • Knowledge of technical and administrative aspects of projects including plans, specs, and in-house forms and procedures is preferred.
    • Detail-oriented, strong problem solving and analytical skills in evaluating situations.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Office, including MS Project, and scheduling software.
    • Ability to adapt to changing demands and priorities.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Office environment – extensive sitting at desk and computer; some standing, bending at the waist, stooping and reaching required; ability to lift 5-20 pounds occasionally.
    • Construction site environment – physical ability to stand, walk, crawl, bend, reach and climb. Exposed to high noise levels.
    • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time.