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  • Job reference: RMS0137261

Senior Geophysicist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/10/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is an International Company involved in the supply of Energy globally. Their Operations cover Exploration, Production and Downstream and at present they have projects in over 25 Countries worldwide.
In Australia they are involved in one of the Country's largest LNG Projects, including both Gas and Condensate which is currently in Execution Stage.

The Role:
Position Primary Objective

•Undertake petroleum exploration activities as a geophysical member of the Exploration team, developing the Company’s exploration portfolio, and providing geophysical support for seismic operations and related drilling projects.

Primary Responsibilities

Occupational Health and Safety

•Conduct all activities in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.
•Ensure the welfare of personnel and the protection of assets and the environment at all times.
•Support the effective implementation of the office safety management system including participation in emergency drills and procedures as required.

Technical Expertise

•Geophysical interpretation and evaluation in the Browse Basin, and other basins as required, with a focus on the generation and development of exploration plays, leads and prospects for drilling. Prepare documents/reports.
•Preparation of predrill/postdrill geophysical documentation and analysis; provide geophysical support and monitoring during seismic and drilling operations.
•Evaluate new venture opportunities as required, attend data reviews, provide reports, analyses and advice to the Manager Exploration Geophysics and/or GM Exploration.
•Design, support and provide input as required into new acquisition and reprocessing projects.
•Attend Operated and non-operated JV meetings, with report and advice to the Manager Exploration Geophysics and/or GM Exploration.
•Plan, lead and supervise geophysical studies by external contractors.
•Compile presentations and contribute to discussions with Regulator and JV’s.


•Preparation of technical submissions and applications to Company management, JV’s and Regulator.
•Provide advice and assistance on to the Manager Exploration Geophysics and/or GM Exploration on regional strategy, permit strategy and permit management matters.


•Contribute to the ongoing development of the structure and systems within, and the ethos of, the Exploration team.
•Provide mentoring of junior geophysicists and other staff.
Project Management
•Assist the Manager Exploration Geophysics and/or GM Exploration in designing implementing and managing budgets and work programs for each project.
Team Work
•Work collaboratively with team members, fostering an open, fair and harmonious workplace.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science (Geophysics) or similar related geoscience degree

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•The role requires an up-to-date appreciation of the latest geophysical and geological techniques, with a high level of skill in geophysical interpretation, interpretation and mapping software, reporting and data recording systems.
•At least 12 – 15 years in the petroleum exploration industry.
•Expertise in the appropriate earth science and petroleum exploration analysis and interpretation software applications.
•Ability to understand and integrate data from various geoscience disciplines
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