Onshore Geophysicist

Onshore Geophysicist

Job Summary

370 - 400 GBP
United Kingdom
June 4 2020


Survey & Inspection

Point of Contact:

Fraser Elgin

Contact Phone:

+44 (0) 131 554 3454

Job Reference Number:


Our clients have a requirement for an office based Geophysicist in their south of England office for a 4 week project. A strong working knowledge of 1 or all of the following softwares would be required : SonarWiz/ Oasis Montaj/ Kingdom

Whilst the project is based onshore, the client would require the successful candidate to hold a valid Medical (OGUK preferred).


  • 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 committed to supporting the Oil & Gas industry and has a proven track record across a wide range of marine survey projects for major petroleum and offshore construction companies throughout South East Asia and Australia. They carry out survey and positioning services for large and small marine construction projects, in both offshore and nearshore environments, from offshore platform and subsea installation support to inshore pipeline inspections.

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