As a Mid-Level Hydrographer you would work with a team and independently to collect and process marine hydrographic survey data. In addition you would be responsible for the integration and maintenance of hydrographic survey systems. Field work will include travel for 4-6 weeks at a time (for potentially up to 6 months per year). Travel may consist of time on board survey vessels as part of a 3-12 member survey crew working offshore of the Continental U.S. for generally 2 week durations, or onboard smaller near-shore vessels conducting daytime operations. Data processing of hydrographic data will take place on board survey vessels, in shore-based temporary offices, or at the Newport, RI Leidos facility.
-Survey systems will include multibeam and single beam depth sounders, side scan sonar, Global Positioning System (GPS), sound velocity profilers, bottom samplers, survey data acquisition software, data analysis and data processing software.
-Candidate will be responsible for the installation and operation of survey systems and preparing survey systems for the next field season. The candidate will perform data processing and analysis on survey data both while on travel and in the office when not on travel.
-Data processing may be performed on data collected by Leidos, or data collected by various customers.
-Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering from an accredited college or university, with an emphasis on Marine Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or Ocean Engineering preferred.
-Candidate with 4+ years of related hydrographic survey experience operating hydrographic survey equipment and processing hydrographic survey data.
-Experience related to the following areas preferred: maintenance and operation of underwater survey sensors including multibeam and single beam depth sounders, side scan sonars, sound velocity profilers, bottom samplers. Experience with GPS receivers, survey data acquisition software, data analysis and data processing software.
-Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.
- Shipboard experience
- GIS software capabilities
- Experience operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting survey systems and sensors
- Extended travel experience both onshore and ship based
- Hydrographer Certification a plus
Pay Range:Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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