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Senior Geophysicist

Skiez Recruitment




Posted: 17/07/2024

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Position: Senior Geophysicist

Qualification: Degree in Geoscience or Geophysics.

Location: remote

Our client specialises in data collecting for seabed mapping and environmental monitoring. They employ a marine robotic system to gather this data.


You will be responsible for geophysical data processing, interpretation, reporting, and line management of junior colleagues. You will handle various datasets and integrate them to analyse and interpret seabed conditions. This includes understanding practical applications for clients, such as the implications of sediment types for offshore installations and the impact of UXO on subsea developments.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

* Line management

* Developing processing workflows for new and existing datasets to improve processing efficiency

* Processing and interpreting shallow SBP (Innomar) data

* Processing magnetometer data in Oasis Montaj

* Processing side scan sonar data, including seabed picking, interpretation, mosaic production, and identifying seabed features

* Creating and quality-controlling final deliverables to a high standard

* Performing real-time quality control by liaising with the online team and monitoring data using survey tools

* Liaising with sub-contractors, clients, and the project team to ensure project goals are met

* Writing final and interim reports


* Degree in Geoscience or Geophysics

* Experience in acquisition and processing of side-scan sonar, magnetometer, and shallow sub-bottom sensors

* Proficiency in processing software packages like Chesapeake SonarWiz, Moga Seaview, DUG Insight, and Oasis Montaj

* Experience in side-scan sonar processing, including seabed picking, target identification, tagging, and listing, and creating navigationally and gain-corrected mosaics

* Proficiency in Innomar data processing, including SEGy conversion, tidal reduction, denoise filtering, gain control, and exporting processed SEGy data, with experience in data interpretation and exporting subsurface horizons and contact hyperbolas

* Experience in magnetometer processing, including navigation filtering, creating residual and analytical signal grids, and producing target listings and project-specific deliverables

* 4+ years of marine survey experience

* Strong computer literacy for configuring sensor equipment

* Enthusiastic, positive, and proactive nature with keen attention to detail

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