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Geomatics Manager

Tampa, FL 33619

Job Function: Engineering Job Number: 401176

Job Description

Johnson Service Group has an immediate opening in either our Tampa, FL, Boca Raton, FL, or Baton Rouge, LA offices for a senior-level Geomatics Manager for our topographic and hydrographic coastal monitoring program.

The position will manage a survey team of professionals, assigning and maintaining staff and survey equipment, project and program management, involve collecting, processing, analyzing, and interpreting both multibeam and single beam sonar, as well as other conventional land-based survey activities. Additionally, responsibilities will include assisting the geophysics and geologic departments with assigning staff and hydrographic data collection, processing, interpretation, and product development for our geophysical and geotechnical survey projects.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Participate in business development activities, manage client relationships, write proposals and both prepare/present selection, technical and conference presentations. 
  • Working with business line leaders, develop and implement a broad business development strategy to grow the Geomatics service line. 
  • Serve as mentor to survey staff to seek continuous improvement though implementation of lessons learned and constructive annual performance evaluations. 
  • Work collaboratively and proactively with a diverse group of program directors, project managers, engineers and scientists on various project needs. 
  • Perform project and program management activities in a managerial role being responsible for scope, budget and schedule working in close coordination with project team, subconsultants and clients. 
  • Design, manage and contribute to field programs and field data analysis.
  • Act as Professional Surveyor of Record for a variety of coastal and marine topographic and/or hydrographic survey projects. 
  • Responsible for overseeing and managing the collection, processing, interpretation of multibeam and single-beam sonar data. 
  • Develop project plans, specifications, analyses, evaluations, maps, procedures, and reports. Manage office and field projects from planning, execution, logistics, team management, data processing, deliverable development, and overall general safety.
  • Working in combination with GPS, geophysical (chirp sub-bottom, sidescan sonar, magnetometers, etc.) and geotechnical (vibracores, surface grab samplers, etc.) equipment.
  • Licensed Professional Surveyor, preferably in Florida and/or Louisiana, with ability to seek additional state licensure as needed. 
  • Bachelor of Science degree (or higher) in hydrography, geomatics, geology, geophysics, geological oceanography, or related field of study.
  • Experience with multibeam sonar survey design, implementation, data collection, data interpretation, product development, and reporting. 
  • Marine hydrographic data interpretation experience using Hypack. Experience with ArcGis, AutoCAD, Surfer software is preferred.
  • 10-20 years relevant experience


** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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