JOB PURPOSE: Geophysicist is responsible for planning, collecting, processing and analyzing multibeam, side scan, magnetometer, sub-bottom and other geophysical sensors. Under the supervision of the Project Manager, he or she serves as a point person for all geophysical issues, collaborates with hydrographers, project managers and other SME's to plan, acquire, process and analyze multi-sensor datasets. He or she will oversee the work of technicians, junior technicians, and data processors. The geophysicist is responsible for final reporting or may be part of a team providing elements of final reports.
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Work is performed in a combination of an office and a field environment. Field work is performed outdoors and may take place in inclement weather and extreme temperatures. Hydrographic survey work requires working at sea for extended periods of time and may require living and working in close, cramped quarters. Both field and office work require occasional heavy lifting of survey equipment. Responsibilities may require an adjusted work schedule, long days, and evening/weekend hours to meet deadlines. Extensive travel is required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment contract between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
TERRASOND, an experienced multidisciplinary organization, remains one of the few truly independent, agile, client-focused survey companies. We deliver innovative, reliable geospatial solutions with a strong company-wide culture in HSE/Q. OUR GREATEST resource is our people. Our mission is to collect, compile, and identify geospatial and geophysical information that provides the best possible solution offering the lowest risk for our clients. Local around the globe, we excel at executing remote and challenging surveys. We have successfully completed thousands of surveys in over 30 countries around the world for over 330 clients. These range from inland surveys to deep ocean seabed exploration and mapping projects.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law. If you require an accommodation to complete the application, please contact Human Resources at (713) 690-4900. TerraSond is committed to a drug free workplace. Drug screening and background checks are required.