Sr Geophysicist Processing in Nigeria

at Brunel
Location Nigeria
Date Posted May 1, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 15


Sr Geophysicist Processing

Job Description:

  • Inspecting the quality of raw data;
  • Analyze observer logs compiled by data acquisition crews;
  • Running a series of computer programs on a Unix operating system using the employer's proprietary software;
  • Testing and adapting computer programs to suit individual datasets;
  • Debugging aborted programs;
  • Discussing the processing requirements of individual datasets with teams and advisers;
  • Monitoring the progress of programs that take many days to run;
  • Prioritizing each program according to runtime and project urgency;
  • Conducting visual analysis of seismic sections (cross-sections of the earth's crust revealing rock layers and geological structures, such as folds and faults, when the seismic data is properly processed);
  • Determining a suitable processing sequence for client approval;
  • Using quality control software to analyze data at various stages in the processing sequence;
  • Discussing requirements and results with clients on a regular basis;
  • Preparing technical reports using conventional PC software;
  • Supervising junior staff;


  • The successful candidate will have at least a Master’s degree in Geophysics and 15-20 years of industry experience. It is imperative that the candidate have a successful and verifiable track- record and be fully conversant with modern data management and processing technology, specifically, SMT-Kingdom.
  • Information technology awareness, with proven computing capability in Microsoft Office software, in particular MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Project.
  • Has worked in a multi-cultural environment and continuously process land based seismic data at least for five years during his career

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