Marine Geophysicist – Fugro – Dubai – UAE

Job Description
Marine Geophysicist
Exciting opportunities have arisen for experienced Marine Geophysicists to join Fugro and based in Dubai within our Marine Site Characterization (MSC) business line. You will predominately be involved and responsible for the acquisition, quality control, interpretation, and analysis of marine geophysical data, geohazard assessment, and the integration of geophysical, environmental, and geotechnical data. With a focus on the generation of client deliverables, you will work as part of the Marine Site Characterization Client Deliverables team and work offshore – approx. 200 days

Who we are
Do you want to join our Geo-data revolution? Fugro’s global reach and unique know-how will put the world at your fingertips. Our love of exploration and technical expertise help us to provide our clients with invaluable insights. We source and make sense of the most relevant Geo-data for their needs, so they can design, build and operate their assets more safely, sustainably and efficiently. But we’re always looking for new talent to take the next step with us. For bright minds who enjoy meaningful work and want to push our pioneering spirit further. For individuals who can take the initiative, but work well within a team.

Job responsibilities:
Monitor acquired data quality on survey vessels, liaise with and assist Party Chief and other survey staff, and maintain survey logs.
Practical field experience in marine geophysical survey work such as data acquisition, quality control, and interpretation of side scan sonar, sub-bottom profiler and magnetometer data.
Interpret and integrate a variety of data and preparation of reports in accordance with contractual specifications, Fugro standards and styles, and Quality Assurance documentation, under the supervision of the Geoscience Supervisor, Geoscience Team Leaders, or Senior Geophysicist as appropriate.
Assist with the acquisition, logging, and testing of seabed samples as required.
Use department IT systems to aid interpretation and reporting.
Supervise trainee staff during data acquisition and reporting.

You bring (qualifications & experience)
BSC / MSC or equivalent in a Geophysics, Geology, or related discipline.
Good understanding of survey and data acquisition principles.
An understanding of the geophysical equipment and methods used to investigate shallow marine environments.
Knowledge of data interpretation, mapping, visualization, and plotting software.
Practical field experience in marine geophysical survey work, such as data acquisition, quality control, interpretation of side scan sonar, sub-bottom profiler and magnetometer data.
An excellent communicator (verbally and written) and able to form good working relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels.
Ability to prioritize workload to meet project deadlines.
Good attention to detail, quality, and safety.
Disciplined, self-motivated, and flexible team player.
Flexible and willing to travel offshore.
Knowledge of SonarWiz, Kingdom, Oasis montaj, and ArcMap software.
Experience in undertaking shallow gas/geohazard interpretation from 2DHR seismic data.
Experience in the supervision of junior geophysicist staff in offshore and office environments.

What we offer
Fugro provides a positive work environment as well as projects that will satisfy the most curious minds. We also offer great opportunities to stretch and develop yourself. By giving you the freedom to grow faster, we think you’ll be able to do what you do best, better. Which should help us to find fresh ways to get to know the earth better. We encourage you to be yourself at Fugro. So bring your energy and enthusiasm, your keen eye and can-do attitude. But bring your questions and opinions too. Because to be the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, we need the strength in depth that comes from a diverse, driven team.

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