Geophysicist Job Description Sample
Description: Leidos is seeking a Geophysicist to work on-site at the US National Data Center (US NDC). The US NDC is the geophysical data acquisition, data processing, reporting and archiving component of the United States Atomic Energy Detection System (USAEDS) operated by the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) in Melbourne, FL. AFTAC's mission is to monitor compliance with nuclear test ban treaties to standards set by US verification and policy leaders.
Candidates must possess a current Secret clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The candidate will help support a multi-year contract involving a state-of-the-art nuclear test monitoring system.
This system acquires, processes, reports, and archives data from a worldwide array of seismic, hydroacoustic, and infrasonic sensors. The successful candidate will work with a team providing operations support and maintenance for the system, and performing scientific and engineering studies to enhance its performance. This position involves analysis, prototyping, test and evaluation of changes to geophysical data processing. Duties will also include prototyping algorithms and optimizing configuration parameters to enhance the geophysical capabilities and performance of the system, especially its automated processing.
Required Skills and Qualifications * US citizen with active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI.
Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of professional experience in geophysical data processing.
Competency in digital signal processing (detection, feature extraction, etc.), time-series analysis, linear and vector algebra, Fourier and spectral analysis or related scientific computing
Experience with MATLAB, GMT, or other scientific evaluation tools
Solid verbal and written communication skills _ Desired Skills and Qualifications_ * Experience with automated seismic/hydroacoustic/infrasonic signal detection, seismic event formation, seismic event magnitude, yield estimation, and statistical event classification
Experience with Oracle databases/SQL, shell programming, and the UNIX environment.
Knowledge of statistics is highly desirable
Top Secret clearance desired. External Referral Eligible TA_2 Leidos
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Senior Geophysicist Exploration EXP USA
Senior Geophysicist Exploration EXP USA
Job ID: 10770
Location: Houston, Texas
Company: Statoil Gulf Services LLC
Contact Name: Olga Torbello
Education Preferred: Master's Degree
Experience Preferred: 5 - 7 Years
Job Description Founded in 1972, Statoil is an international energy company, with operations in more than 30 countries and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide. Our purpose is to bring energy to a growing population while creating value for our shareholders and the communities where we operate.
Building on over 40 years of experience on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a safe, secure, responsible, and efficient manner through innovative technology and business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges. Some of our most exciting development work is taking place in the United States, one of our key innovation hubs.
Our onshore shale oil and gas operations involve finding solutions to new challenges, while our expertise in operating at significant offshore depths is constantly being refined and developed. The Exploration (EXP) business area represents an exciting centre of expertise and career development. Statoil is a leading global exploration company, focusing on early access at scale, drilling high impact wells and exploiting core positions, supported by a strong technology strategy.
GBS is the internal provider of global business support services to the Statoil group. GBS delivers services and expertise within finance and control, IT, HR, facility management, project deliveries, safety and sustainability, communication and management system. Our value proposition is:
Statoil's success is our business. Our key priorities are to make Statoil's business easier, deliver better, faster and cost efficient services, adding value through sharing and balancing the business' demand with corporate priorities. Building a sustainable GBS is our ambition.
Job Description Identify and mature prospects in a collaborative environment using a play based approach Have sufficient understanding of sub-regional analysis to underpin our access strategy for new exploration opportunities Ability to assess volumetric ranges and make risk assessments of prospects Work to build a portfolio of possible access options Involvement in assessing farm-in opportunities and recommending high graded options for access To liaise across the business to assure alignment and agreement on access To work closely with key support teams to ensure effective and focused specialist support is applied to maturation of prospects. Networking with supporting functions/units in Norway such as discipline advisors, R&D and other technical units as required.
Qualifications Minimum of 5 years’ experience in exploration Demonstrated ability to work with and lead groups of professionals Ability to be hands-on, drive improvement and work in multicultural environment Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications Minimum 5 years of relevant experience preferred
Personal Qualities Analytical, pro-active, self-motivated and strong networking skills Enjoy and thrive in a collaborative environment with strong interpersonal skills Well-structured work practices Excellent communication skills Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations
We Offer Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.
General Information Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated.
If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point. Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil.
If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.
An Equal Opportunity Employer: Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Statoil is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral requested. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Apache Corporation is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas producers. The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its strong core values, entrepreneurial spirit, and operational focus.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Identify and generate high quality opportunities for investment consideration and to balance sound business judgment with excellent technical skills • Utilize advanced seismic techniques of seismic attribute analysis to determine reservoir distribution, quality and fluid content • Prospect generation through seismic interpretation for lease sale and farm-in opportunities • Prospect maturation with thorough petroleum systems evaluation, detailed prospect mapping, risking and resource determination and assisting with Exploration Plan submissions • Identify and recommend Lease Sale prospects and leads • Evaluate and recommend new ventures farm-in opportunities • Prepare and deliver internal and external technical presentations to peers and management • Create and guide team members to development of exploration strategies is a requirement • Act as a mentor to less experienced team members in seismic interpretation • Ability to interpret in Kingdom, generate internal prospects, evaluate external prospects, and promote same. • Understanding of geophysical techniques including seismic acquisition, seismic processing, & AVO. CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS & MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION: • BS/MS/ Ph.D. - Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Geology or Geophysics, Master’s preferred.
EXPERIENCE: • 5-10 PRIMARY PERFORMANCE & LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES/COMPETENCIES: • Advanced level of geolocical expertise • Strong communication and organizational skills - able to work well with field personnel, geoscience team, peers, management and stakeholders • Able to prioritize multiple projects • High degree of initiative and independent judgment • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities. • Capability to perform duties with a high level of accuracy. • Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines. • Strong personal computer skills. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Requisition ID: 2017-4930 External Company URL: http://www.apachecorp.com
Engineering Scientist - Geophysicist
Geophysicist Hiring department Applied Research Lab Monthly salary $6,250 - $10,833 Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 17-12-01-01-4204 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin
J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information.
Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc. Required Application Materials
A Resume is required in order to apply
A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
A List of 3 References is required in order to apply. Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Transcript.
Work references should be former employers. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed. Additional Information Purpose Support the Research and Development tasks of the Environmental Sciences Laboratory.
Essential Functions Conduct Research and Development efforts to design and evaluate sonar systems. Conduct desktop studies to identify factors affecting acoustic propagation in selected ocean regions using archival and academically available data, including geophysical characterization of sediment type and bottom loss, acoustic propagation, ambient noise and climatology. Develop survey plans for ocean surveys to support the design of underwater systems.
Surveys may include ship based sensors such as Multi-Beam Bathymetry and Sub-Bottom Profiles, AUV surveys, and deployable sensors such as Current Meters, Cores, Ambient Noise measurement systems. Provide at-sea support for shipboard data collection efforts. Process and analyze ocean survey data.
Implement research grade software and analysis tools for processing and analysis of survey data, acoustic propagation modeling and acoustic analysis tools. Preparation and review of analysis presentations and reports. Presentation of analysis results at internal and external working group meetings.
Support collaborative research efforts with other team members. Supervision of junior personnel, including student employees. Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.
Required qualifications Bachelor's degree in Geo-Physics, Acoustics, Marine Geology or related discipline and three years of experience in applied research. Interest in acoustic modeling, data processing and analysis. Experience developing software tools using Matlab.
US Citizen: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position. Evidence of skills in the following areas: working with new technologies, being highly organized, planning and coordinating multiple tasks, effective time management, attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, using excellent judgment, working independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintaining a professional demeanor, working as a team member without daily supervision, effectively communicating with diverse groups of clients, working under pressure, accepting supervision and demonstrating regular/punctual attendance.
Preferred Qualifications Advanced degree in Geo-Physics or Acoustics. Recent or immediate eligibility for access to classified information. Experience with acoustic propagation modeling, geophysical characterization, and geoacoustic inversion techniques.
Experience analyzing acoustic or seismic data. Background in marine geology, oceanographic survey planning, and oceanographic or geophysical data analysis. Two years of experience with software design, programming, and analysis using Matlab.
Experience summarizing analysis results in technical report and PowerPoint and presenting research results. Proven ability to work independently, formulate research plans, and take initiative. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0. Working conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Some weekend, evening and holiday work. Frequent use of manuals and books.
Work in shared, windowless office space. Some intrastate/interstate travel. A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification.
Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal. UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus
Potential Field Geophysicist
Number of Open Positions: 1
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Other Title Information: Potential Field Geophysicist
Position Type: Faculty
Organization: 204441 - GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
The assistant professor will teach the standard load of three classes per academic year, including at least one large introductory section and/or a required core class. They will also be expected to recruit and advise high-quality students and to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program.
• Tenure-Track Faculty Position
• Potential Fields Geophysicist
• The University of Alabama Department of Geological Sciences
The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Alabama (UA) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in potential fields geophysics. This position will begin August 2018 and will be filled at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates who specialize in potential fields (gravity, magnetics, electricity, and/or electromagnetism), including data acquisition, processing, and interpretation, with research interests in near-surface, environmental, hydrologic, exploration, and solid-earth geophysics are invited to apply. It is expected that this position will enhance UA research focused on water, energy, and the environment with an emphasis on hydrogeology, petroleum systems, and/or tectonics. Candidates must have a strong record of research and teaching, and they must have received a Ph.D. in geology, geophysics, or a related field by the time of their appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program and to attract and advise high-quality graduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her specialty and introductory geology. The department has a broad range of geophysical and computational facilities, in addition to University-shared facilities. Details regarding existing research programs, equipment and facilities, and departmental activities can be found at .
Questions should be directed to Dr. Fred Andrus ((see application details)). Applicants should go to to electronically apply for this position. When submitting an application, candidates must provide a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and a list with the contact information for at least three references. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and actively seeks diversity in its employees.
Affiliations with major entities such as NSF , DOE , USGS , NOAA , NIWR , EPA , IPCC , etc. are highly positive and beneficial.
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Engineering Scientist - Geophysicist
Hiring department Applied Research Lab Monthly salary $6,250 - $10,833 Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 17-12-01-01-4204 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information.
Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc. Required Application Materials A Resume is required in order to apply A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply. A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Transcript. Work references should be former employers. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.
Additional Information Purpose Support the Research and Development tasks of the Environmental Sciences Laboratory. Essential Functions Conduct Research and Development efforts to design and evaluate sonar systems. Conduct desktop studies to identify factors affecting acoustic propagation in selected ocean regions using archival and academically available data, including geophysical characterization of sediment type and bottom loss, acoustic propagation, ambient noise and climatology.
Develop survey plans for ocean surveys to support the design of underwater systems. Surveys may include ship based sensors such as Multi-Beam Bathymetry and Sub-Bottom Profiles, AUV surveys, and deployable sensors such as Current Meters, Cores, Ambient Noise measurement systems. Provide at-sea support for shipboard data collection efforts.
Process and analyze ocean survey data. Implement research grade software and analysis tools for processing and analysis of survey data, acoustic propagation modeling and acoustic analysis tools. Preparation and review of analysis presentations and reports.
Presentation of analysis results at internal and external working group meetings. Support collaborative research efforts with other team members. Supervision of junior personnel, including student employees.
Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned. Required qualifications Bachelor's degree in Geo-Physics, Acoustics, Marine Geology or related discipline and three years of experience in applied research. Interest in acoustic modeling, data processing and analysis.
Experience developing software tools using Matlab. US Citizen: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.
Evidence of skills in the following areas: working with new technologies, being highly organized, planning and coordinating multiple tasks, effective time management, attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, using excellent judgment, working independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintaining a professional demeanor, working as a team member without daily supervision, effectively communicating with diverse groups of clients, working under pressure, accepting supervision and demonstrating regular/punctual attendance. Preferred Qualifications Advanced degree in Geo-Physics or Acoustics. Recent or immediate eligibility for access to classified information.
Experience with acoustic propagation modeling, geophysical characterization, and geoacoustic inversion techniques. Experience analyzing acoustic or seismic data. Background in marine geology, oceanographic survey planning, and oceanographic or geophysical data analysis.
Two years of experience with software design, programming, and analysis using Matlab. Experience summarizing analysis results in technical report and PowerPoint and presenting research results. Proven ability to work independently, formulate research plans, and take initiative.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills. Cumulative GPA of 3.0. Working conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Some weekend, evening and holiday work.
Frequent use of manuals and books. Work in shared, windowless office space. Some intrastate/interstate travel. SDL2017
Senior Geophysicist / Geologist
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Geophysicist / Geologist to primarily support the Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) unexploded ordnance (UXO) geophysical investigations for the Department of Defense. This position reports to the Wood MMRP Program Manager. The successful candidate must have applied experience in the use of geophysical techniques for Munitions Response Site / Area (MRS / A) investigations and additional experience supporting engineering and environmental project tasks. The candidate must be current with leading edge technology in the area of applied geophysics for MMRP task orders including advanced geophysical classification. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in determining geophysical technical approach, establishing production rates, cost estimates and schedule and project implementation. Key Responsibilities
Provide leadership to a group of geophysicists located throughout North America including assigning projects to mid-level and junior staff, monitoring field activities, review of geophysical data and deliverables to UXO teams or client and assist staff in professional development and mentoring
Will maintain and improve Wood's approach, methodologies and techniques and will be involved in review of requests for proposals, proposal development, project planning, and monitoring
Will be involved in all technical job related activities to support the Wood MMRP team including geophysics, geology and environmental investigations
Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics or Geology
At least 10 years of experience and work history with hands on applications in the geophysical sciences and / or environmental industry including experience and knowledge of investigation techniques; Master’s degree in geophysics or geology is preferred
Excellent technical writing and communication skills, attention to detail, ability to lead complex requests, and a strong work ethic is essential
Working knowledge of Geosoft Oasis montaj, GIS (e.g. ArcView) and data management (e.g. MS Access) software is preferred
Experience with UXO digital geophysical mapping (Geonics EM61 MK2 and Geometrics G858), global positioning systems and data processing will be highly regarded
Travel is expected Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws. Requisition ID: 2017-17938 Name: Staff / Permanent External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc External Company URL: http://www.fwc.com/
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.
About the Position:
The incumbent will serve as a Geophysicist within the Engineering Directorate at the US Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Engineering & Support Center, located in Huntsville, AL. The incumbent is frequently teamed with/consulted by other scientists, engineers and managers for developing new and innovative methods of analysis and interpretation of geophysical data.
THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT: Subsection 1705(h) of Title 10, U.S.C., as amended by Section 831 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (NDAA2010) provides that the Secretary of Defense may designate acquisition positions within the Department of Defense as shortage positions or where there is a critical hiring need, and can recruit and appoint highly qualified persons directly to positions so designated.
For appointment to the position, candidates meet or will meet DAWIA certification requirements within specified timeframes.
The Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) will generate a Certificate of Eligibles that is good for ninety (90) days and may be used to fill other permanent or temporary vacancies without further public notice.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
Plan, direct and evaluate geophysical investigations.
Analyze and interpret geophysical data.
Review and interpret remote sensing data to evaluate environmental requirements.
Present technical briefings to others within the organization and to outside agencies.
Prepare and review scopes of works, work plans, and project reports on a variety of environmental projects.
50% or less - Up to 50% TDY travel MAY be required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to
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Conditions of Employment
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
This is an Army Acquisition Logistics and Technology Workforce Position. The employee must meet DoD 5000.52-M requirements applicable to the duties of the position.
TDY may be required up to 50%.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education/experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is .
Basic Requirement for Geophysicist:
A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) that included at least 30 semester hours in mathematics (including calculus) and the physical sciences (geophysics, physics, engineering, geology, astronomy, meteorology, electronics, etc.).
B. Combination of Education and Experience: Courses, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes Planning and coordinating geophysical field data collection in support of environmental projects. Analyzing and interpreting geophysical data to ensure data are of sufficient quality to meet project goals backgrounds. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: [insert applicable field(s) of study].
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.
Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes Planning and coordinating geophysical field data collection in support of environmental projects: analyzing and interpreting geophysical data to ensure data are of sufficient quality to meet project goals; and writing technical reports and presenting technical information to personnel within non-geophysical backgrounds. . This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-11.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - and
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.
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Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
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This is a Career Program (CP)18 position.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
Your resume may be submitted in any format.
If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified." See:
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Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
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Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.
Work alongside the industry s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.
Arcadis. Improving quality of life.About This Business Line
Arcadis is seeking an ambitious, hardworking, dependable Applied Geophysicist to join our world-class firm in our Indianapolis, IN location. This full-time, entry-level position will be involved in various activities in support of projects requiring expertise in the area of applied geophysics. The ideal candidate will possess great attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently and will be capable of working as a productive member of a high performance, a specialized team within a larger organization.
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
- Field data collection services that will typically require travel within the U.S. or abroad;
- Assisting geophysical professionals within the firm in tasks such as data pre-processing, data manipulation, graphical renditions, and data modeling.
- Working professionally and effectively with our internal project teams and their clients;
- Arranging for rental of equipment and shipping and receiving internally owned equipment and equipment rented from vendors;
- Proper care and maintenance of company-owned equipment to keep it top operating condition;
- Researching professionally published papers in scientific journals to assist geophysical professionals;
- Technical writing assignments;
- Coordinating field work and equipment rental schedules with internal project teams and vendors;
- Managing and executing geophysical projects involving multiple team members including internal laborers and technicians; and
- Occasional participation in non-geophysical activities to support environmental projects in the Indianapolis and surrounding regions.
Physical endurance and ability to manage long field days requiring extensive walking and carrying of moderately heavy equipment is a must. Ability to travel for an extended duration (1 to 3 weeks) is required.
- Bachelor s Degree in Applied Geophysics, Geological Engineering, or Geology---Geological Engineering and Geology Majors should demonstrate course work adequate to support a full-time geophysics position
- Proficiency with geophysical data analysis/software for projects potentially including, but not exclusively, electromagnetic, magnetic, ground penetrating radar, electric
- Excellent communication skills--both written and verbal--including technical writing skills
- Capable of working independently and in teams to efficiently complete assignments and require minimal supervision in completion of daily tasks
- BS in Applied Geophysics
Associated topics: atmospheric, geochemist, geodynamic, geoscience, gis, gravitational, hydrologist, petrophysicist, planetary atmosphere, planetary magnetospher
Development/Prospect Geophysicist (2873)
The successful candidate will contribute in a small team to evaluate and recommend development and prospect opportunities in company’s current portfolio. Need 5+ years of deepwater clastic development with preference given to offshore deepwater Africa field development work experience.
Must be comfortable and proficient interpreting 3-D to mixed quality 2-D data. Company has solid financials, multiple significant discoveries and favorable concessions with host countries. Very nice corporate culture with larger company type data/resources/capital & cash flow with a smaller company/family atmosphere.
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