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Michels Corp Marine/Hydrographic Surveyor in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Marine/Hydrographic Surveyor

Location La Crosse, WI

Employment duration Full time

Added to system 3/30/21 9:45 AM

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If you like variety and challenge, and take satisfaction from knowing your work supports modern construction, consider joining our foundations group. Michels designs and builds foundations for commercial developments, energy facilities, transportation, and marine projects. The end product might not be visible, but it will be essential. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels 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. This position will be based out of Michels Lomira, Wisconsin office.

Why Michels?

  • We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors

  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality

  • 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 believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.

    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:

  • S. in Surveying and Mapping, Engineering, or similar curriculum preferred

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in hydrographic surveying, in both single bean 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 be willing to relocate in commutable distance to Lomira, WI area

  • 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


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