Senior Processing Geophysicist I in Houston, United States

at TGS
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 24, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


TGS provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. In addition to extensive global geophysical and geological data libraries that include multi-client seismic data, magnetic and gravity data, digital well logs, production data and directional surveys, TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, permanent reservoir monitoring and data integration solutions.
Job Summary:
The Seismic Processing Geophysicist will be responsible for leading 2D and 3D land processing projects per client specifications. Other responsibilities include interfacing with clients (internal or external) regarding project status and quality control.
There multiple openings for this job posting . Candidates with LAND processing experience are being sought at this time.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Proficient in all aspects of land seismic data processing from geometry to pre-stack migration, including multiple survey merges.
Proficient in processing steps including statics, deconvolution, de-noise, de-multiple, regularization/interpolation, and migration
Test and implement cutting edge signal processing and imaging technologies for complex problem solving
Proficiency with advanced processing techniques, such as AVAZ/VVAZ
Responsible for quality control of data.
Mentor less experienced employees.
Completes assigned tasks, ensuring projects meet or exceed quality and turnaround objectives
Proficient in the role of Lead Geophysicist or Processing Team Leader on one or more processing projects
Monthly and weekly POC forecast and reporting for assigned processing projects
Ensure proper use of assigned disk and computer allocation
Maintain accurate production records and status reporting
Preparation and shipping of final data deliverables on assigned processing projects
Check Pilot Signoffs and Peer Reviews
Able to process (or manage the processing) of several projects and people concurrently
Lead some client meetings for key geophysical topics
Plays a significant role in the training and mentoring of staff.
Complete assigned tasks and projects on time
Demonstrate personal commitment to living the TGS values
Take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of other employees, and comply with all instructions given regarding health, safety and the protection of the environment.
Ensure the correct use of safety devices and protective equipment as required and report any hazards, accidents or injuries to your immediate supervisor.
Job Requirements (Education and Experience):
BSc or higher in geophysics, geology, physics, math or equivalent knowledge level
Capable of being a Processing Expert in three or more areas.
A minimum of 8 - 13 years of processing experience
Land depth imaging and/or multi-component processing experience would be an asset
Have comprehensive knowledge to solve the more complex geophysical problems
Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Capable of working independently and will therefore have a comprehensive knowledge of data processing
Enjoys working in a team environment.
Good grasp of geophysical and geological principles.
Advanced problem solving and multi-tasking skills are needed.
Ability to effectively organize teams and projects
Knowledge of the business side of processing and dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the customers
Strong leadership and decision making skills
Proven history of leading successful teams and delivering quality products on time
Respect for subordinates and peers
Good skills in motivating subordinates
Good skills in communications

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