Specialist Hydrography-Oceanography (ref. 113)

IMDC is an international consultancy providing advice upon the development and management of water-related projects in the offshore, marine, coastal and river environment. IMDC provides services to many different markets: renewable energy (offshore wind, wave and tidal energy), power generation (nuclear, gas), transmission infrastructure, navigation, integrated water risk management, ports & harbours, environmental and public sector markets (flood risks, coastal protection).

IMDC’s hydrographic monitoring team organizes measurement campaigns in streams, estuaries and open sea to collect mainly water related data (e.g. currents, sediments, waves, water quality, …) and reports the observations to other teams within IMDC, authorities or other clients. The team member could act as executor, consultant or client-rep.

Your role

You are a Hydrographic Surveyor or Marine Geographer with a dynamic personality and an innovative and inquisitive mindset, who’s able to work as part of a project team but can also work independently and is not afraid of taking initiative. You will be able to discover different technical domains and be exposed to different aspects of the project both in a national and international context.

Your profile

  • You have a Bachelor or master's degree, preferably in (applied) sciences (e.g. Geography, Civil/industrial Engineering, Geology, …). 
  • Relevant experience as a hydrographic surveyor is an advantage. 
  • Missions abroad are a welcome variation on your work in Belgium. You are willing to work on national and international projects for short and longer periods. 
  • You are flexible: last minute deviations in planning and occasional weekend work are not a problem, you don’t have a 9-5 mentality (compensations for overtime are foreseen). 
  • You enjoy working outside in all weather conditions and are not afraid of offshore work on vessels. 
  • You are the owner of a driver’s license B and of a practical mindset and problem-solving skills.
  • You are a pro-active team-player, and you take initiative to report and ask for feedback.
  • You have excellent reporting and analytical skills and are fluent in Dutch and English (both in writing and verbally). Verbal skills in French or Spanish are an advantage.
  • You are interested in staying on top of new trends and technologies.
  • Knowledge of programming languages (MATLAB/Python), measuring techniques, GIS or/and data communications is an advantage.
  • An interest in or experience with practical skills (e.g. electrical wiring, welding, IoT,…) is also an advantage.

Our offer

  • A young and dynamic work environment that values professional development and initiative, where you are supported daily by colleagues from all over the world.
  • A range of interesting, challenging and significant (inter)national projects, in a company that has sustainability and innovation as core values. 
  • An attractive salary package (including insurance and bonus plan). 
  • A flexible work schedule and good work-life balance, plus an office next to the Antwerp train station.

Are you our next Expert in Water? Do you recognize yourself in this profile or are you interested in IMDC as a company? Please do not hesitate and send your CV and cover letter to jobs@imdc.be or go to our contact page. Your application will be treated with the utmost discretion..