Geophysicist - United Kingdom

07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
Job Summary
This is an opportunity to enter a growing field which offers a diverse and interesting view of the engineering industry
We’re looking for a mid-level engineering geophysicist. The candidate should be able to hit the ground running and be confident in use and interpretation of data from of a variety of near surface geophysical techniques.
The candidate should be able to

Plan and optimize geophysical investigations within the engineering environment.

Evaluate technical aspects and resources required;

Assist in evaluating commercial and health & safety aspects.

Lead site work using a variety of different geophysical techniques, across a wide range of structures and environments.

Be prepared to work at weekends and nights in support of projects and other team members.

Perform computerised and manual analysis and interpretation of data.

Prepare technical reports in a variety of formats; perform QA as appropriate.

Depending upon experience, assist in business development and maintain customer relationships.

Minimum Requirements

Experience in geophysical investigations including site work, analysis and reporting.

Experience of Geophysical techniques including GPR, Seismic Refraction, MASW, ERT (Microgravity, Conductivity,

Magnetometry, overwater surveys)

Topographical (and CAD/Microstation) Skills

Motivated to achieve targets and a good team player.

Conscientious, with good attention to detail.

Keen to learn beyond that required in a normal working environment.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Commercial awareness.

Flexible and willing to travel in the UK and overseas.

Physically fit.

Enjoy problem solving.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree, MSc or PhD, preferably in either Geophysics or an Engineering related discipline.

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Engineering - Transportation
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 200607BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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