Europe and Africa

UTEC Survey's Europe and Africa Regional office is located in Aberdeen. As well as providing regional support for the UK, Norway and West Africa, this office manages UTEC NCS, UTEC Geospatial and UTEC Geoscience client services for the North Sea. This modern facility was developed to support UTEC’s vision for the region which includes growth of our core capability in construction support alongside an expanded service line offering including AUV, geophysical and geotechnical services.

UTEC Survey core values include Ethics, Performance, Excellence and People. Through these core values we focus on the safety and support of our employees to help them reach their goals, our goals and our client’s expectations. That’s how we deliver Success you can Measure.

United Kingdom

The UTEC regional office is located in Aberdeen and provides support to the United Kingdom, Norway and West Africa. 


Marketing Specialist

We are looking to hire a Marketing Specialist to be based in our Headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland. The ideal candidate will be a recent Marketing graduate with 1-3 years’ experience in a marketing role. The successful candidate will be responsible for all marketing campaigns, including, but not limited to, the development and creation of company-wide communications; coordinating with external advertising agencies; planning meetings and trade shows; maintaining databases; preparing reports and web site administration.

Specific Key Responsibilities

  • Implements communication and marketing campaigns by managing external advertising agencies and coordinating with internal departments; preparing marketing and advertising strategies, plans, and objectives; planning and organising promotional presentations; updating calendars;
  • Monitors budgets by comparing and analysing actual results with plans and forecasts;
  • Preparation of employee newsletters and briefing documents;
  • Liaises with PR agencies for all press releases;
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating website and expansion/changes;
  • Owner, manager and enforcer of the UTEC brand standards;
  • Supports local staff by providing marketing and promotional assistance;
  • Plans meetings and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; coordinating mailing lists;
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading trade publications;
  • Accomplishes organisation goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments;

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Party Chief

The Party Chief is UTEC's senior onboard representative and must ensure that all work is conducted in the best interests of UTEC and the Client. He/She must thoroughly understand work specifications, project requirements and client objectives, and is responsible for the safe, efficient and timely execution of, as well as Quality Assurance for, the project.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage day-to-day work program and submit completed Daily Progress Report to Project Management and HSE functions;
  • Maintain vessel equipment lists;
  • Initiate Non-Conformance Reports (NCR);
  • Ensure quality control of data is performed;
  • Submit requests for consumables/spares and ensure timely maintenance of the onboard spares/equipment list;
  • Properly log, label and store all recorded data;
  • Complete Final Survey Reports;
  • Conduct personnel performance reviews/appraisals for direct reports, and provide specific performance data/feedback to supervisors of non-direct reports assigned to your projects;
  • Active participation in UTEC's competency program;
  • Help identify HSE, technical and personal development training needs within the Company.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in geomatics or surveying science;
  • Relevant offshore field experience in a senior role is required;
  • Advanced knowledge of offshore survey equipment and software;
  • Effective supervision and leadership of multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Knowledge of marine environment and offshore operations;
  • Current and valid offshore medical certificate;
  • Current and valid offshore survival certificate;
  • Must hold a valid passport free from status or restrictive conditions that preclude travel to and work in countries where UTEC routinely operates.

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Senior Surveyor

The Senior Surveyor is responsible for ensuring accuracy of position data and sensor data during his/her shift. The Senior Surveyor may ensure that calibrations are performed in line with UTEC standard procedures and with any specific specification outlined in the scope of work, and that all results are concisely documented using the relevant UTEC forms.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Understand and adhere to UTEC standard operating procedures covering the following subsection of offshore operations: mobilization, software use and installation, data acquisition, data management, hydrography/oceanography, navigation and positioning and geodesy;
  • Use specialized technical software and offshore positioning systems;
  • Operation of sonars and echo sounders to provide data for the production of nautical charts and maps;
  • Work with remotely operated and autonomous underwater vehicles;
  • Use specialized technical software and geographical information systems (GIS) to manage the integration, processing and presentation of data to clients;
  • Prepare reports and present results to clients using appropriate formats;
  • Provide quality control to acquired data;
  • Mentor and provide support to Junior Field Staff;
  • Work as a member of a team of technical specialists.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in geomatics or surveying science;
  • Relevant offshore experience is required;
  • Demonstrate competency for Senior Surveyor per IMCA competency scheme.

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Senior Engineer

The Senior Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all engineering work carried out on site is conducted in the best interests of UTEC and the Client and meets all project safety, contractual and quality requirements The Senior Engineer shall also ensure that all equipment received to the vessel is configured correctly and calibrations and certification is kept up to date. The Senior Engineer will delegate duties to engineers and ensure all are followed through in a timely manner.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Confirm equipment is tested and properly operating upon receipt offshore;
  • Monitor equipment status and location throughout project lifecycle and be responsible for identification, documentation, and action on planned maintenance and equipment calibration/certification as required;
  • Report on defect reports raised/received;
  • Provide technical support for offshore equipment;
  • Ensure adherence to Standard or Project procedures;

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Education in Electronics or Engineering preferred;
  • Field experience as a Survey Engineer preferred.

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Senior Data Processor

The Senior Data Processor is responsible for the on-board processing, QC and management of all acquired sensor and positioning data as well as the production of associated charts.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Process acquired data sets using the Company's selected processing software;
  • Discuss the processing requirements of individual datasets with project team and client;
  • Prioritize processing tasks;
  • Utilize quality control software to analyze data at various stages in processing sequence;
  • Discuss requirements and results with Party Chief on a regular basis;
  • Prepare technical reports;
  • Mentor and provide support to Junior Field Staff;
  • Work as a member of a team of technical specialists;
  • Adhere to Company standards in order to maintain quality.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Field experience as a Survey Data Processor preferred.
  • Survey Data Processing experience, Strong AutoCad Skills, Microsoft Office

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UTEC Geospatial Services

UTEC's Geospatial services head office is located in Livingston. UTEC has developed a unique collaborative asset data management tool, iSite, which allows our clients to remote access via an encrypted web portal, each individual project from their desktop anywhere in the world. 

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UTEC Geoscience Services

UTEC’s Geoscience division's head office is located in Newcastle and is the geotechnical department within the UTEC group providing geotechnical engineering and metocean services to support the offshore oil and gas, renewable energy, telecom and mineral industries.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

The Senior Geotechnical Engineer will undertake duties as instructed by the Principal Geotechnical Engineer, including the completion and delivery of geotechnical studies, designs and reports. Duties also include offshore assignment in support of the geotechnical business line.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Support the Principal Geotechnical Engineer and lead in the preparation and delivery of geotechnical studies, designs and reports;
  • Conduct and supervise data assessments and geotechnical analyses;
  • Client liaison and lead in the preparation of geotechnical study reports;
  • Maintain time and project records and manage project costs;
  • Assist in the technical and commercial management and planning of the business;

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • First Degree in Civil Engineering or Geology or closely related subject supported by further academic study or practical experience in geotechnical engineering or engineering geology.
  • Previous experience working in a similar geotechnical engineering environment.
  • Practical knowledge of ground investigation, geotechnical engineering and geological processes.
  • Active participation/membership of a professional organization such as the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geological Society, Society for Underwater Technology.

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Senior Geotechnical Survey Engineer

The Senior Geotechnical Survey Engineer will undertake duties as instructed by the Principal Geotechnical Engineer; there are two key functions, firstly the development and management of seabed technologies, designs and reports. Secondly, preparation and submission of commercial and technical proposals to customers in support of the corporate commercial team. Duties also include project management in support of the geotechnical business line.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

Technology Management

  • Lead in the management of UTEC Geomarine survey equipment.
  • Ensure equipment is fit for purpose, maintained and ready for deployment to projects.
  • Ensure method statements and project documentation are up to date and compliant with the management system.
  • Train staff on safe and efficient set up and use of equipment.
  • Lead research and development in technical developments.
  • Project Management of geotechnical survey projects.
  • Maintain time and project records and manage project costs.
  • Assist in the technical and commercial management and planning of the business.

Tendering Support

  • Support and assist the Business Unit Director, Commercial Manager (in Aberdeen), and Business Development teams, as required in the preparation and submission of bids.
  • Develop and maintain approved methodology statements for conduct of geotechnical and other supporting activities.
  • Develop and maintain approved commercial templates for pricing of geotechnical and other supporting activities.
  • Communicate and plan with internal department staff, 3rd party suppliers, and customers during preparation of proposals.
  • Prepare technical proposals using approved methodology statements.
  • Prepare the commercial sections of proposals using approved commercial pricing structures and in collaboration with Business Development teams.
  • Request and assemble 3rd party supplier quotes and maintain a database of 3rd party costs to ensure competitiveness.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • First Degree in Civil Engineering or Geology or closely related subject supported by further academic study or practical experience in geotechnical survey and equipment development.
  • Similar experience working in a geotechnical survey environment.
  • Practical knowledge of ground investigation, geotechnical engineering and geological processes.
  • Active participation/membership of a professional organisation such as the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geological Society, Society for Underwater Technology.

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