Overview

Shallow Marine Geophysicist
Qualification: Degree in Geoscience or Geophysics.
Location: Work from home in UK, Ireland, Australia, Canada, Norway or Australia

Overview 
Responsible for geophysical data collection, processing, interpretation and reporting.

Responsibilities will include:
Remote data acquisition and processing of MBES, Side-scan Sonar, & shallow Sub-bottom Profiler (Innomar) sensors.
Side scan sonar data processing including seabed picking, interpretation, production of mosaic and seabed features
Shallow SBP (Innomar) processing and interpretation.
Magnetometer data processing.
Data processing and quality control of all survey geophysical data, creating final deliverables to a high standard.
Survey System Setup – hardware and software configuration prior to vessel mobilisation on a project.
Online surveying on projects in shifts.
Quality Control – monitoring of the data being captured using online and offline survey tools.
Report writing and client interaction.

On occasion this role may involve: 
Support with bathymetry data acquisition and processing
Support Lead Geophysicist with Survey Planning
Managing and maintaining Quality, Environment and Health and Safety standards including update, implementation and management of all ISO processes as appropriate to the role.
Implementing, maintaining, managing and updating all standard operating procedures and processes appropriate to the role.

Requirements: Essential Skills / Attributes and Experience 
Degree in Geoscience or Geophysics.
Acquisition and processing experience of MBES, Side-scan Sonar, & Shallow sub-bottom Sensors.
Experience in one or more of Chesapeake SonarWiz, DUG Insight and Oasis Montaj processing software packages.
Sidescan Sonar processing experience to include seabed picking; target ID, tagging and listing; the creation and export of navigationally and gain corrected mosaics. Production of seabed features based on SSS, MBES and backscatter.
Innomar data processing to include SEGy conversion/tidal reduction and export, band-pass and denoise filtering, acoustic-gain control, interpretation and export of subsurface horizons and contact hyperbolas.
Magnetometer processing to include filtering and processing of the navigation; the creation of residual, analytical signal and altitude grids, and the production of a final target listing and project specific deliverables.
3 years Marine Survey Experience.
Strong computer literacy (Configuration of sensor equipment required).
Enthusiastic, positive and proactive nature with a keen attention to detail.

Desirable Experience 
Experience in bathymetry data acquisition and processing.
Experience of marine survey data acquisition and processing software (e.g. QINSy, Qimera, EIVA etc)
ARC GIS and AutoCad knowledge would be an advantage.
Relevant marine qualifications such as Yachtmaster, Coastal Skipper, ICC (or equivalent).

Apply
Applicants must demonstrate how they meet the essential criteria. Desirable criteria may be used for further shortlisting.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however due to very high volumes, only those who are selected for further consideration, will be contacted directly.

Please apply submit your CV to careers@xocean.com.

Tagged as: 1-3 Years, 3-5 Years, 5+ Years

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