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Job Vacancy posted by: Gardline

Location: East of England

Job Description

Gardline Geosurvey Limited is a successful marine survey contractor, operating a fleet of dedicated geophysical survey vessels, conducting major integrated offshore projects on a worldwide basis.

The Marine Wildlife Department (MWD) in the Environmental Division of Gardline Geosurvey Limited is looking for a Marine Acoustic Technician.

The candidate(s) will be expected to conduct acoustic surveys through the use of passive acoustic monitoring systems (PAMS) and noise measurement systems during offshore activities both nationally and internationally whilst offshore. Projects may include marine mammal mitigation or monitoring, ambient noise measurements and operational noise monitoring.

 When onshore the candidate(s) will play a key role in the development of in-house systems and be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of all Departmental acoustic equipment, in accordance with HSSE and QA standards. For this reason technical knowledge is required, as build and maintenance includes termination of cables, wiring, component replacement, moulding and potting, various circuitry and full testing (Megger and PAT). Additionally onshore compilation and preparation of PAMS and noise monitoring reports including the processing of acoustic data is required.

 The candidate will be responsible for the appropriate collection and processing of data both at sea and in the office. This role will require you to work in the office (Great Yarmouth), but we have an expectation that you will spend up to 120 days at sea at locations worldwide, during a 12-month period.

 Applicants will be of degree calibre or equivalent in a relevant discipline and possess an understanding of marine acoustics, including both hardware and need to have field experience.  Additionally, familiarity with the use of PAMS, ARUs or other underwater noise monitoring equipment is desirable.

If you believe you have the experience, skills and ambition for this role, please e-mail your CV and covering letter to

Application Details

Application Deadline: 12th May 2017

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