This unit group is for all technical occupations in geomatics: Occupations in geomatics include a vast variety of technologists and technicians, who gather, analyze, interpret and use geospatial information for applications in natural resources, geology, and environmental research.
Halifax, Cape Breton, Northern Region
Non-university certificate or diploma / Bachelor's Degree
Marine geomatics specialists conduct marine geophysical surveys including precise positioning, hydrographic surveying, seafloor imaging, sub-bottom profiling, geotechnical analysis and comprehensive reporting and mapping.
In the oceans technology sector, marine geomatics specialists provide a wide variety of skills such as assisting oil and gas companies determine where and how to safely establish drilling rigs, providing data to establish international maritime boundaries, or mapping the path for a submarine power or communications cable.
A Marine Geomatics Specialist performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "fair", which indicates the changes of a qualified individual finding work is around average.