Senior Geophysicist Specialist

Location : Remote, USA
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Mid Level (5-10 years)

GeoSearch's client is currently looking for a Senior Geophysicist Specialist to lead their airborne radiometric and magnetic data processing efforts to support various geological and geophysical projects. In this role you will play a critical role in all processing and interpretation tasks of radiometric and magnetic data. Your work will directly contribute to the understanding of subsurface conditions, mineral exploration, and environmental assessments. 


  • Data Processing: Process acquired data using specialized software and tools to enhance signal-to-noise ratios, correct for environmental factors, and create interpretable datasets
  • Data Analysis: Perform detailed analysis of radiometric and magnetic data, identifying anomalies and patterns that may indicate subsurface features, mineral deposits, or other geophysical phenomena
  • Quality Control: Conduct thorough quality control of data to ensure accuracy and reliability and troubleshoot any issues in data acquisition or processing
  • Interpretation: Collaborate with the geophysical team to interpret data, generate geophysical models, and provide insights into geological and geophysical features of interest
  • Report Preparation: Prepare clear and concise reports summarizing findings, interpretations, and recommendations for stakeholders, clients, or project teams
  • Research and Development: Stay current with advancements in geophysical techniques and equipment and explore innovative approaches to data processing and analysis
  • Health and Safety: Adhere to all safety protocols and guidelines during fieldwork and data acquisition, ensuring a safe working environment for yourself and your team
  • This position will primarily involve office-based work but may require some fieldwork activities. Fieldwork may require travel to remote locations, varying weather conditions, and physical exertion

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Geophysics, Geology, or a related field;
  • Previous experience in airborne geophysical data acquisition and processing
  • Proficiency in relevant software packages such as Geosoft Oasis Montaj, Surfer, or similar geophysical processing software
  • Strong knowledge of geophysical survey design and data collection techniques
  • Good understanding of GNSS data acquisition and processing
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills
  • Willingness to travel and work in various field locations
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and practices in the field
  • Must be a U.S. citizen to support Federal contracting requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's or Ph.D. Geophysics, Geology, or a related field
  • Experience with airborne geophysical surveys and associated equipment
  • Some knowledge and experience with fixed-wing and helicopter survey operations
  • Familiarity with GIS (Geographic Information System) software
  • Advanced programming or scripting skills (e.g., Python, MATLAB) for data analysis and automation
  • U.S. DoD Top Secret security clearance eligibility or ability to obtain

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