Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for planning and conducting surveys to detect and map various underground services (electric / instrumentation / telecom/ Fiber Optic cables and pipelines) to update Corporate GIS.
Carry out underground service detection using cable locators, scanners, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), etc., in oil and gas operational areas.
Carry out survey work using GNSS, Total Station and Digital Level in oil and gas operational areas.
Process survey data after necessary network adjustments and geographic coordinate transformation and prepare survey drawings in AutoCAD.
Overlay surveyed data after necessary network adjustments and geographic coordinate transformation and prepare survey drawings in AutoCAD.
Collaborate and engage with field personnel in operational areas, Senior Designers and Senior GIS Engineers to identify, locate and map underground and above ground services.
Carry out data mining, identify, and extract data from multi-disciplinary engineering drawings.
Maintain survey equipment and control points.
Responsible for site engineering dimensional checks for on-going civil construction projects to ensure site conditions meet design drawings.
Provide technical guidance for in-house and outsourced projects to ensure survey methodologies and procedures proposed are fit for purpose and will produce accurate and relevant data.
Review technical aspects of tenders which relate to surveying and mapping activities, to identify and assess technical strength of Contractors. Participate in tender evaluation committee meetings.
Provide supervision and quality assurance of Contractor field activities related to ongoing projects to ensure that data collection and surveying methodology are being followed, while ensuring health and safety requirements.
Review Contractor project deliverables related to surveying and data collection to ensure compliance to Contract requirements.
Maintain survey related equipment and have an awareness of technological advances in Geomatics in order to recommend use of such developments where considered applicable.
Develop and maintain procedures to ensure a standard and quality of all topographical surveying, site engineering and mapping activities.
Witness and advise on LiDAR and other data collection activities carried out by Contractors,
Work long hours in onshore and offshore oil and gas operational fields in hot/cold weather conditions.
B.Sc. in Geomatics / Geodetic Engineering / Surveying. Membership of a recognized professional institution would be advantages.
A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in surveying of which 5 years should be in Oil and Gas Industry.
Expert level knowledge of various underground service mapping techniques and its applicability for various ground conditions and utility material type.
At least five (5) years working experience in underground services / detection and mapping using equipment such as cable locators, scanners, Ground Penetrating Radars, etc.
Excellent working knowledge of field surveying equipment such as GNSS, Total Station, and Digital Level.
Ability to understand multi-disciplinary engineering drawings and extract geographic data.
Excellent working knowledge in survey processing data using software such as Trimble Business Center, Leica Geo Office, etc.
Well verse with using AutoCAD to prepare survey drawing.
Working knowledge of ArcGIS desktop / ArcGIS Pro Software to visualize, query, and analyze geographic data.
Ability to work long hours in onshore and offshore oil and gas operational fields in hot / cold weather conditions.
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