The Area Depth Imaging Geophysicist assures the geophysical integrity of seismic data processing by ensuring it is performed in compliance with company service quality procedures, best practices, and departmental work practices. Some responsibilities are shared with the project leader.
Successful Area Depth Imaging Geophysicists have a reputation for thoroughness, patience, and organizational ability. They are good communicators and problem solvers and have supervisory and team skills.
Ensure work complies with all relevant service quality procedures, best practices, and departmental practices.
Act as technical consultant on seismic data projects within a geographical region or large center.
Share responsibility with project leader for test plans, reports, and review meetings.
Instigate and perform geophysical studies and investigations of new and updated processing flows; produce reports and oversee distribution.
Investigate and report on problems encountered during seismic data processing.
Act as liaison with data processing, geoservices, geosupport, acquisition, navigation, marketing departments, and cross-segment initiatives.
Share geophysical technical knowledge through contact with all levels of staff and by compiling and issuing documents.
Keep abreast of developments with seismic data processing techniques and company geophysical software.
Provide support to data processing managers for technical development and review of staff.
Bachelor's degree in geophysics, geology, physics, mathematics, or similar scientific qualification.
Minimum 12 years of experience in seismic data processing, including minimum 8 years in depth imaging and building velocity models.
Minimum 5 years of experience as a technical supervisor.
Project management experience.
Excellent grasp of geophysical and geologic principles and techniques.
Proficiency in English language, spoken and written.
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