The Port of London Authority is a self-financing statutory authority with responsibility for administering one of the UK’s largest ports, maintaining the safety of navigation throughout its limits and for the conservancy of 95 miles of the tidal River Thames and Thames Estuary.
This interesting and varied post offers considerable potential for someone seeking to join a highly respected, motivated and friendly team that is seeking to develop and expand its capabilities
This is a permanent post is based within our Hydrographic Department one of the strongest in the UK. Our primary focus is the provision of Safety of Navigation surveys, dredging support and nautical charting products to port users and stakeholders. In addition, the team provides commercial services across the spectrum of geophysical, geotechnical, and marine infrastructure inspection and construction support projects to our customers.
The department is well resourced with a dedicated 18 strong team of surveyors, marine crews, GIS, conservancy, project management and administration personnel. We operate three survey vessels all fitted with multibeam sonars, with final chart production and data analysis achieved using the latest hydrographic software packages and GIS techniques.
The successful candidate will:
Required Skills and Experience:
For an informal chat about the position, please contact the Hydrographic Service to speak to one of the team on 01474 562207 or check our website on www.pla.co.uk/hydrohomepage for further information.
A short overview movie piece about our department can be seen here:- https://youtu.be/A3_5bLPgu6M
Closing Date for applications: 15 March 2019
Interviews to be held during w/c 1 April 2019
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