Group Hydrographic Surveyor

Date: 24 May 2023

Location: Liverpool, GB, L21 1LA

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Group Hydrographic Surveyor


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career.  Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you.




The Group Hydrographic Surveyor role, based within the Marine department, will undertake the delivery of Group Hydrographic surveys and within Peel Ports Group, ensuring delivery and support requirements are achieved and that all statutory undertakings are delivered under the direction of the Deputy Group Harbourmaster.


Responsibilities will also include:


- Undertake and assist in delivery of Hydrographic surveys throughout all Peel Ports Group Statutory Harbour Authorities

- Ensure safety of navigation and facilitate the safe use of the harbours by all users including, where appropriate, Hydrographic surveying

- Assisting with providing centre of excellence for Hydrographic operations throughout Peel Ports Group

- Prepared to take on other roles as and when necessary, and where trained to do so, to support the Group Marine department

- Undertake all new/existing activities in compliance with agreed quality standards

- Processing of data from internal/external sources, liaising with 3rd party/internal sources to rectify issues

- Ensuring all equipment is maintained, calibrated and operational to the correct standards, liaising with the service provider

- Have knowledge of all Hydrographic and MetOcean systems within the Group, including operations and the maintenance

- Ensuring compliance with relevant health and safety and employment legislation


Skills and Experience


- Degree in relevant qualification (Hydro-Surveying/Oceanography).

- Experience with Multibeam surveying systems and processing software.

- ENG1/MCA ML5 certificate would be desirable.

- Shallow bathymetry work experience desirable

- Full valid Driving Licence.


What we can offer you


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040.  It’s not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!


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