Skip to main content

Posted on 11/20/2023

Hydrographic Surveyor – Michels Construction, Inc.

If you like variety and challenge and take satisfaction from knowing your work supports modern construction, consider joining the Michels Construction, Inc. team. Michels Construction, Inc. gets projects off to strong starts by designing and constructing foundations and industrial facilities. The end product might not be a focal point, but it will be essential. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels Construction, Inc. can change yours. 

As a Marine Hydrographic Surveyor, your key responsibilities will be to support dredging and construction projects and specialize in precise positioning of equipment, and acquisition/processing of data in marine environments. Responsible for performing hydrographic surveys and maintaining positioning instrumentation on dredging vessels.

Why Michels Construction, Inc.?

  • We support dynamic and growing industries
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We are a part of the Michels family of companies – one of North America’s largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors 

Why you?

  • You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines
  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You understand NOAA and USACE specifications for hydrographic surveys
  • You are mechanically inclined and have the knowledge and experience maintaining small vessels (less than 30 feet) to include the ability to tow, launch and recover vessels 

What it takes:

  • Degree in Surveying and Mapping, Engineering, or similar curriculum preferred
  • 2-5 years of field experience in hydrographic surveying, in both single beam and multi-beam hydrography
  • Professional state license and/or nationally recognized hydrographic certification preferred
  • Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) preferred
  • Proficient with conventional survey tools, GPS equipment, and hydrographic equipment
  • Working knowledge of hydrographic data acquisition software
  • Must possess a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles you may be operating and an acceptable driving record
  • Extensive travel may be required throughout North America, relocation is NOT required 


Not sure which position is the right fit? General apply here
Michels Construction, Inc.
Michels Construction, Inc.
Northeast Region | Philadelphia, PA
Employment Duration
Full Time
Job Posted