Job Summary

370 - 400 GBP
United States
June 2 2020


Survey & Inspection

Point of Contact:

Fraser Elgin

Contact Phone:

+44 (0) 131 554 3454

Job Reference Number:



Our client have a requirement for a Geophysicist to travel to the USA on March 26th for an exciting breakthrough Windfarm project.  The ideal candidate would have previous experience in at least 1 of the following softwares: Kingdom, Oasis Montaj, Sonarwiz

Candidates must also hold the following:

  •  Valid Passport
  •  Valid Seaman’s Book
  •  Valid Medical (OGUK preferred)
  •  Valid BOSIET/FOET

As with all work in the US, the ideal candidate would already have a B1 Visa certificate in place but this can be organised on the candidates behalf by the client.


  • Pre-plan projects before going on site
  • Design data acquisition plans
  • Decide on suitable seismic measurement and data-processing techniques
  • Take equipment out to various locations around the world and deploy seismometers
  • Observe the reaction of recording equipment to detect irregularities
  • Use computers for data management, quality control and communication between the office and field locations
  • Interpret and map 2D and 3D seismic data
  • Report on collected seismic data to the team, clients, senior managers or partners at meetings and presentations
  • Measure reservoir volumes
  • Assess potential oil and gas yield
  • Design, test, modify and repair seismic equipment
  • Adapt data collection procedures
  • Work closely with a small team of scientists and other staff who may be away in the field or offshore for several weeks at a time
  • Compile charts and reports
  • Write documentation and work logs
  • Provide a range of geophysical support and technical advice and guidance
  • Keep abreast of new and emerging technologies
  • Improve existing techniques in data acquisition and mathematical processing, as well as seek to develop new techniques and methods
  • Work within budget, resource and time constraints

Our client is a leading international group of companies with offices in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia, with its headquarters hub in Hong Kong. They provide global specialist multi-disciplinary marine survey support, and delivers solutions to the Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Energy & Renewables and Marine Infrastructure market sectors.


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