The Surveyor is expected to initiate, carry out and report on all surveying and hydrographical work for projects. The work also includes supervising trainees and local surveyors.
- Setting up, installing and then independently executing all surveying and hydrographical work for a project (“own work”).
- Administering the project survey data.
- Reporting according to the Boskalis QA system.
- Performing all relevant calibrations.
- Solving technical surveying problems (approx. 80%) during a project.
- Supervising trainees and local surveyors.
- Explaining the survey results to the Project Manager and client.
Required Knowledge and Experience
- Higher professional degree or equivalent (scientific disciplines).
- Survey-specific applications.
- Knowledge of computer applications (Windows, MS Office, Autocad (LD97))
- User’s knowledge of DredgeView.
- Computer knowledge at system level (installing, troubleshooting).
- Knowledge of all relevant survey equipment.
- Knowledge of acoustic measuring techniques.
- Knowledge of hydrographical measuring systems.
- Knowledge of all applicable/available calibration methods.
- Basic knowledge of installation technology (specifically power).
- Basic knowledge of radio waves.
- Topographic knowledge.
- Hydrographic knowledge equivalent to the “Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors, level A” of the IHO, insofar as relevant for the dredging industry.
- Knowledge of the Boskalis QA system.
- Basic knowledge of dredging techniques at VOUB level (specifically dredging equipment and types of soil).
- Knowledge of Intercultural Management.
- Fluent in English (written and spoken) and a basic command of a second foreign language.
- You listen well and pick up both verbal and non-verbal signals and place them in the right context;
- You understand the feelings of others.
- You are capable of using arguments to convince others (such as the project manager or customer), for example when the accuracy of measurements is being discussed.
- You detect problems and are able to isolate their causes.
- You are capable of solving problems, even if a standard solution is unavailable;
- When necessary, you can come up with various alternative solutions to a problem.
- You are aware of the consequences of your actions for the rest of the organisation.
- You know your own strengths and weaknesses and take responsibility for working on your personal development;
- You are generally aware of trends and developments in the field.
- You supervise trainees and local surveyors by assigning them tasks and responsibilities along with the necessary instructions and by monitoring their progress and results.
- You are a member of the operational team;
- You know what the Project Manager requires and render services for the client in consultation with the PM;
- You are capable of anticipating the wishes of the PM and the customer.
Being immune to stress
- You continue to ensure the delivery of good quality work, even when working under tight deadlines or difficult external circumstances.
Boskalis Core Competencies
- You are part of a team and make sure you know not only what survey information is important for other team members, but also how you can contribute to achieving the best possible project result.
- For every survey activity, you perform (or help to perform) a cost-benefit analysis that considers what should be done from Boskalis’ perspective and what the customer wishes/needs.
- You listen to constructive criticism and are prepared to improve yourself and the organisation if possible;
- You keep your colleagues on their toes by pointing out things that are going wrong and/or that can be improved, and they do the same for you.
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to:
4 Crompton Way