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Consultant Geophysicist

Consultant Geophysicist






Relevant divisions
Geomorphology (GM)
Seismology (SM)
Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Palaeontology (SSP)
Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS)



70 - 95 € / Year, Medical Allowance

Required education

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

24 March 2017

Job description


  • To review periodic instrument tests (daily and monthly), to ensure that the recording system is functioning to the manufacturer’s specifications.

  • To monitor geophone and cable tests to ensure that they meet contractual standards and that a rotational schedule of maintenance is being observed.
  • To ensure that all field data acquisition parameters are strictly adhered to and check observer’s reports for accuracy and legibility.
  • To monitor survey methods to ensure that line positioning is within required accuracies and in agreement with programmed pre-plot locations.
  • To ensure that receiver arrays are accurately laid out and geophones are firmly planted and well buried.
  • To review processing flows used on in-field data processing system to ensure that optimum quality seismic sections are being produced in a timely fashion for QC purposes.
  • To review daily and periodic vibrator and Impulse source tests and ensure that each unit is operating within contractual standards.
  • To ensure that Upholes are registered according to company specifications.
  • To monitor line clearance work to ensure that all crew personnel have safe access to the seismic lines and that acceptable clearance lead is maintained.
  • To participate in daily technical & safety meetings with Seismic Contractor’s personnel.

Basic Practical’s Skills for Industrial Application:-

  • Managing all seismic field operations like, surveying, shooting, cable layout, recording and geophysical data.

  • Operated 2D & 3D seismic projects involved parameter testing & evaluate Raw & Stack data.
  • Assigning plans to different groups & Quality control on field and layout procedures.
  • Assisting solutions to Chief Geophysicist for different operational difficulties.
  • Ability to work as a Team Member in order to enhance Quality of data and Production.
  • Responsibility of data shipment & data delivery on confirmed specifications.
  • Having good seismic data processing knowledge.

Professional Affiliation:

  • EAGE (European Association of Geoscientist & Engineers # M2017-5161)