Marine Scientist/ Hydrographer/Geologist/Geophysicist

Location: Norwood, NJ
Position Type: Full-time
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2022


  • Conduct surveys in support of projects related to marine construction, pipeline/cable route design, civil engineering (ports, harbors, bridges etc.) or coastal protection/renourishment.
  • Participate in (de)mobilization, safety and toolbox and meetings.
  • Set-up and operate marine survey equipment and survey vessel.
  • Report and coordinate on maintenance on vessel and equipment issues with field project manager.
  • Maintain daily activity and safety logs.
  • Collect, test, analyze and process ocean samples and sediment data.
  • Synthesize data and draft summary reports.
  • Communicate regularly with team members, data processing team, field and project managers.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marine Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Coastal Zone Management, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Specific course work in marine geology, coastal geology, geophysics, sedimentology, hydrography, oceanography and GIS/CAD a major plus. 
  • At least two years of related experience in the field required.
  • Related experience in the field in hydrographic surveying, in both single beam and multi-beam hydrography is a strong plus.
  • Experience working with the following equipment: analogue and digital seismic systems (subbottom profilers, multi-channel etc.), side scan sonars, magnetometers, swath bathymetry systems, navigation packages (software and GPS), tide gauges, wave gauges, current meters, sediment sampling tools etc.
  • Ability to safely operate a small boat or water craft.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to remain tactful and professional when managing groups with various opinions and task timelines.
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent observational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 50%+ travel to projects both within the US and overseas will be required.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Valid state driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing on a vessel and sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Working in outdoor weather conditions on a vessel.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.

Alpine Ocean is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Alpine offers a competitive pay and benefits package designed to attract and retain the talent needed to assure continued success. Visit our website: for more information about our company. Please submit your resume to:

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Alpine provides Marine Mammal Mitigation services, Marine Mammal Observation (MMO), Protected Species Observation and Passive Acoustic Monitoring Systems (PAMS) to clients for use during geophysical seismic surveys, construction projects and to support commercial shipping.