Graduate Hydrographic Surveyor


We are looking for a Graduate Hydrographic Surveyor to join A-2-Sea’s survey department.

A-2-Sea places a great emphasis on the individual when assessing suitability for a role. Surveying both the coastal areas and further offshore is rewarding but challenging, and in our experience, suits people who are hardworking, dynamic, and driven to achieve the objectives of a given project. 

We are looking for a motivated Graduate Hydrographic Surveyors to join our team of professionals. The successful candidate will be responsible for acquiring and processing data from hydrographic and geophysical projects. When you join us, you will work predominantly in UK waters and occasionally on interesting and challenging projects internationally.

At A-2-Sea, we believe that gaining experience in all aspects of hydrographic surveying is invaluable to your career. Working offshore and at A-2-Sea’s offices based in Romsey, you will be involved in various aspects of a job, from tendering to reporting and calibrations to real-time data QC.

Why join A-2-Sea as a Graduate Hydrographic Surveyor?

  • Join a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals.
  • Gain exposure to a variety of interesting projects.
  • Opportunities for career development and progression.
  • Receive a competitive salary with excellent benefits.
  • Gain challenging and diverse responsibilities.
  • Flexible working in a supportive culture.
  • Join a business with a 25-year track record in the subsea cable industry.

About the Role

The primary functions of the Graduate Hydrographic Surveyor role include:

  • Planning and preparation of A-2-Sea survey projects.
  • Assisting senior surveyors with mobilisation and calibration of equipment to A-2-Sea’s survey vessels and vessels of opportunity.
  • Acquisition of hydrographic and geophysical data using a variety of industry standards and state-of-the-art survey equipment.
  • Data processing and production of deliverables.
  • Report writing and interpretation of results.
  • Development of A-2-Sea’s processes and procedures.

Skills and Experience

  • A higher education degree in hydrographic surveying or related science-based subject.
  • Knowledge of survey equipment including multibeam systems, positioning systems, side scan sonar and USBL systems.
  • Familiarity with survey software for acquisition and processing, including QPS QINSy, Kongsberg SIS, BeamWorx AutoClean, Caris HIPS & SIPS, and Chesapeake SonarWiz.
  • A proactive, flexible approach to performing tasks.
  • Good interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality results.
  • Willing to work away from home for periods of generally 2 to 4 weeks, although periods away from home can vary from a few days to a few weeks.
  • In possession of a full, valid driving license.

This is an exciting opportunity for Graduate Hydrographic Surveyors to join a growing and successful Survey Department. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to

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