Geophysical Survey Engineer
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Offshore Geophysical Engineer to join Fugro in Aberdeen, working within the Geophysical side of the business.
As Offshore Geophysical Engineer with FGB(N)ML you will be responsible for the mobilisation and operation of geophysical and hydrographic survey equipment including acquisition and quality control of data onboard survey vessels in north-west Europe, and on occasion worldwide. Graduate and experienced candidates are welcome to apply.
This job is for you if:
You have previous offshore experience on a variety of survey projects and willing to work offshore for approximately 180 days per year.
You are looking to add value to an environment that fosters a culture of safe survey practice.
You are good at problem solving; and enjoy tackling the technical challenges presented in survey operations.
You have a proactive; can-do attitude; and are a team player.
Who you’ll be working with:
While offshore you will be working closely with the team of Engineers and Surveyors to ensure all survey equipment is working effectively and data is collected efficiently and accurately. You will communicate regularly with the Party Chief onboard and onshore teams when required.
Here’s what a typical day would be like:
Acquire, quality control and process geophysical data including sidescan sonar, sub-bottom profiler, magnetometer, high resolution seismic data; remote operated towed vehicles (EIVA Scanfish), USVs and AUVs.
Assist with or lead mobilisation, calibration and demobilisation of vessels;
Set up, maintain, calibrate and repair survey equipment.
Lead deployment and recovery of survey equipment from vessels;
Train and supervise Engineers less experienced in hydrographic and geophysical survey methods;
Author, update and follow work instructions and procedures on a variety of geophysical survey work;
Work closely with other Fugro survey teams worldwide.
Who we’re looking for:
A qualification in geophysics, engineering, or closely-related subject is essential;
A Bachelor’s degree or higher in geophysics or an engineering discipline, or closely-related subject, is desirable but not essential.
Military experience within engineering, or closely-related subject, will be considered in lieu of degree.
Good understanding of geophysical survey principles.
Experience in fault finding and reporting.
Able to work flexible hours, travel when required and work offshore for periods of up to 4 weeks.
Must live within a reasonable distance of a major UK airport.
Experience of working offshore.
Experience of industry-standard geophysical software (Edgetech, Geometrics, NTRS, Kongsberg, SeaLink, EIVA).
Experience operating or repairing geophysical survey equipment – sidescan sonar, sub bottom profiler, magnetometer, seismic equipment, scanfish, autonomous underwater vehicles.
What we’ll offer you:
Benefits for this role include a competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package. #LI-LS1
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