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Geophysicist- Year In Industry (UK BASED STUDENT)

We are looking for students for a Year in Industry placement to join our team.


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Job Description

Make your mark as a Geophysicist in a Year in Industry at Gardline! 

We are looking for students for a Year in Industry placement to undertake quality control, processing, and interpretation of shallow geophysical data, including preparation of associated reports and deliverables. This is a hybrid role, working both offshore and within the office.
Project types range from traditional site survey work to large scale offshore renewable developments.  These can include specific surveys aimed at potential UXO threats, or cable route aspects of large developments, and utilise a wide range of shallow geophysical equipment.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Quality control and provisional interpretation of the shallow geophysical data
  • Undertake processing and interpretation of shallow geophysical data
  • Liaison with sub-contractors, clients and other crew members to ensure the aims of the project are met
  • Integrate data from a variety of sources including environmental, geotechnical, shallow geophysical and multichannel seismic
  • Compile technical geohazard interpretation reports as well as Client deliverables

Your qualities
You can make your mark as a Geophysicist if you have:

  • Enrolled on a Earth Science degree with a Year in Industry placement option
  • Enthusiasm, ingenuity and personal drive
  • General understanding of the marine survey industry
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Team spirit and collaborative work ethic

Additional Information

Extra information

  • A range of benefits: In addition to your salary and flexible work arrangements, you will receive an annual leave entitlement 22 days, increasing incrementally in line with length of service, a salary sacrifice pension scheme*, access to private healthcare through Bupa* as well as cycle to work* and eye test schemes!*
  • Career opportunities: We challenge you every day to get better. Together we realise your full personal and professional potential by creating development opportunities. Being part of Gardline and the Boskalis Group provides access to a vast range of opportunities across the globe!
  • A warm welcome: We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible. During your onboarding program, we give you all the ins and outs of Gardline!

* where applicable (dependent on contract type)

  • A full drivers’ license would be advantageous.
  • Where you will work: Prospect House, Gapton Hall Industrial Estate, Great Yarmouth
  • Full time job: The position of Geophysicist is a full-time role, 37.5 hours per week, as well as an expectation of completing approximately 120 days offshore.
  • Procedure: All you need to do to apply for a job is to complete the online application process and send it to us along with your CV and cover letter. As soon as you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation email. If both sides are happy to proceed, after interview(s), we will make you an offer to join Gardline. After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organisation.

About Gardline

Gardline Limited is part of the Boskalis group of companies. In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to explore your career and find innovative and relevant solutions for complex projects. 
Working at Gardline is about exploration. For a business to succeed, it needs the right people, with the right skills and values. We seek exceptional individuals who champion our values-based culture and team spirit. Here at Gardline, we are committed to each and every one of our staff members worldwide. We empower you to gain new skills, bring new ideas to the table, to grow and develop. Together!

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