Job Summary

400 GBP
January 8 2024


Survey & Inspection

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Fraser Elgin

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Advance Global Recruitment have a requirement for a Geophysicist for a 4 week rig site debris clearance project in Gabon.  Candidates must have a strong working history in either SonarWiz or Kingdom and also already have their Yellow Fever certificates in place.  Candidates must also hold the following:

  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Medical Certificate (OGUK preferred)
  • Valid Seaman’s Book
  • Candidates must also hold a double COVID-19 vaccination certificate

Job Description

  • 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 clients are the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, collecting and analysing comprehensive information about the Earth and the structures built upon it. Through integrated data acquisition, analysis and advice, they unlock insights from Geo-data to help their clients design, build and operate their assets in a safe, sustainable and efficient manner.

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