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Geophysical Engineer (Offshore Wind Energy)

  • Salary

    Comprehensive Package and Benefits
  • Education level

    Bachelor's Degree

An ocean data company collecting data for clients ranging from mapping the seabed to monitoring the environment is looking to hire a permanent Geophysical Engineer (remote option).

Requirements: Essential Skills / Attributes and Experience


  • Degree in Geoscience or Geophysics.
  • Active acquisition experience of MBES, Side-scan Sonar, Magnetometer & Shallow sub-bottom Sensors.
  • In-depth knowledge of survey IT and networking and survey calibrations
  • 3 years Marine Survey Experience.
  • Strong computer literacy (Configuration of sensor equipment required).Enthusiastic, positive and proactive nature with a keen attention to detail.


Relevant Software Experience:
  • Klein Sidescan Sonar 
  • Innomar Medium SBP 
  • Marine magnetics Magnetometer (G882 magnetometers are more widely known so that would be fine) 
  • POS MV IMU systems

Responsible for the online system set-up of geophysical sensors (SSS, Magnetometer, SBP), geophysical data collection, data QC & technical support across multiple USVs.

Responsibilities will include:


  • Data Quality Control – Monitoring of the SSS/SBP/Magnetometer data being captured using online survey tools across multiple USV’s.
  • Survey System Setup – Remotely and in-person travel to Ireland to assist in hardware & software configuration during USV commissioning, mobilisation, calibration and technical troubleshooting of issues seen with the hardware
  • Liaise with software and hardware developers to continually improve the R&D of our acquisition systems
  • Geophysical asset management to include maintenance plans and tracking
  • Remote data acquisition and online QC of towed Side-scan Sonar, Magnetometer & shallow Sub-bottom Sensor data.
  • Assessment of survey results and adjustment of any geophysical aspects of the survey acquisition as required.
  • Technical report writing and client interaction.


On occasion this role may involve:


  • Managing and maintaining Quality, Environment and Health and Safety standards.
  • Implementing, maintaining, managing, and updating all standard operating procedures and processes appropriate to the role.
  • Online surveying on projects in shifts. Support with Bathymetry data acquisition.
  • Side scan sonar data processing including seabed picking, interpretation, production of mosaic and seabed features.
  • Shallow 2D Seismic processing and interpretation.