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Offshore Geophysicist (Global)

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De-Carbonised * De-Risked * Delivered

Sulmara exists to bring agile, disruptive and innovative services to the Offshore Energy Sector pioneering low carbon solutions to minimise the impact of energy creation on the environment.

At Sulmara, people are at the core of everything we do. We focus on talent and development, and we strive to be the employer of choice within the survey energy sector.

Due to our continued growth and expansion within the Geophysical markets, we have staff opportunities for Offshore Geophysicists based in globally. Prior offshore experience gained within the European waters is advantageous.

The Geophysicists will be responsible for the onboard processing, QC and management of all relevant acquired data including but not limited to geophysical data, as well as the production of associated documents and charts.


  • Responsible for the care and safety of company and client equipment and vessels
  • Acquisition, quality checking, processing, monitoring and interpretation of geophysical survey data from a wide variety of systems including sub-bottom profiler, magnetometer, side scan sonar and multibeam bathymetry echosounder systems
  • Assisting with report writing
  • Assisting with survey planning, vessel mobilisations and project management where required
  • Calibrate and maintain survey equipment
  • Technical report writing & charting
  • Implementing data management procedures and maintain the processing system
  • Production and checking of final deliverables
  • Assisting with the development of new procedures for tasks including survey operations, data processing and data management
  • Research new technologies & techniques.


  • The ability to plan and write survey reports and to quality control all survey data outputs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of survey principles and how they are used for planning surveys
  • Good understanding of geodesy and the importance of sound velocity data to positioning and geophysical systems
  • Good understanding and use data processing methods and the importance of data management
  • CAD skills for survey and charting.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Geophysicist in the Offshore Survey field
  • Educated to a degree level in an appropriate Geophysical/Survey related discipline or equivalent technical/military experience and qualifications
  • In-depth knowledge of survey IT and networking
  • Must be able to obtain a valid passport and/or visas to travel internationally in countries the company operates in.

Sounds like you? Then let’s chat.

People join Sulmara because they want to start using their talent and become in charge of their own career, become empowered, heard and leave their imprint on delivering first class de-carbonised, de-risked innovative solutions that challenge the status quo.

What can we offer?

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Sign on bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life Assurance scheme
  • Inclusive and multicultural working environment
  • Career progression with no boundaries
  • A people focused, dynamic culture with social events that include offshore staff

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Sulmara is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected status, gender identity or any other factors protected by applicable laws.

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