Gardline is a successful marine survey contractor, operating a fleet of dedicated geophysical survey vessels, conducting major integrated offshore projects on a worldwide basis.

Due to expansion of its geotechnical operations, Gardline is looking for a qualified and experienced Geotechnical Operator to join the team.

Key information

  • Closing date: 06/03/2020
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Hours: Full time

Job description

You will be responsible for the preparation, set-up, testing and maintenance of geotechnical equipment which includes various Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) systems, vibrocore and seabed sampling tools to acquire geotechnical data offshore. You will have experience in an electro-mechanical role as well as confidence using IT systems and computer software. These skills and experience will help you with the acquisition and initial processing of high quality geotechnical data to support the Geotechnical Engineers. You will also assist them with the collation of relevant paperwork and reports.

You will be involved at all stages, from mobilisations to operations and maintenance, working closely with the Offshore Project Manager and Geotechnical Engineers to ensure that the correct equipment is prepared and that it is moved, stored and operated safely to all HSE procedures and guidelines.

Job requirements

Ideally, we are looking for individuals with offshore experience using CPT equipment such as WISON-APB, ROSON and Datem Rigs. To be considered for a trainee role, you will need electro-mechanical knowledge and experience. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of mechanical and/or electrical engineering, relevant qualifications would be an advantage.

All candidates must be positive, confident and keen to develop a reputation as a team player in a seagoing role, assisting both the Geotechnical Sampling and Drilling Teams as required offshore. 

If you believe you have the experience, skills and ambition for this challenging role, please e-mail your CV and covering letter to

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