2 Marine Survey Techs


Company Overview:

Ocean Surveys, Inc. (OSI) was founded in 1965 to provide both industry and government entities with a source of technical expertise in acquiring and interpreting scientific data from both marine and freshwater environments. Company capabilities include hydrographic, oceanographic, limnologic, geophysical, and geotechnical survey services.

OSI has successfully completed site investigations in 38 states and 44 countries across 6 continents. Clients include those in the oil, gas, pipeline, power, wind, shipping, construction, navigation, dredging, and engineering industries. From inland reservoirs and lakes to major rivers, bay, and open-water coastal environments, OSI provides a dynamic work place.

Job Description:

We are actively seeking candidates for our Marine Survey Technician position based out of our Old Saybrook, CT facility. These are either entry level or experienced positions that require domestic travel as an integral part of the job. Candidates should expect to be in the field on projects that range from a few days to several weeks.

All field time requires full days spent on a vessel in near-shore aquatic environments. Candidates must be able to safely lift at least 25lbs of equipment over the side of the vessel.

Duties of this position include field work supporting Hydrographic, Oceanographic, and Geophysical data acquisition, as well as office/shop work supporting the maintenance and mobilization of our survey equipment and vessel fleet.

Candidates should be familiar to proficient in small boat (25′) handing, have a mechanical aptitude, ability to troubleshoot with basic repair knowledge, and strong communication skills. The ideal candidate will also possess strong computer skills with software/hardware interfacing skills a plus.

Candidates will have opportunities for hands-on training in other disciplines throughout the company, as well as professional training, to further their experience in the surveying field.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 – $25.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability


  • Marine Survey: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Boating: 1 year (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 75% (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

  • Health insurance

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  • Posted 4 days ago
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