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Senior Geoscientist

Geo-4D Overview 

Geo-4D is an independent geoscience consultancy and survey specialist based in Oxfordshire, UK, specialising in offshore geoscience consultancy and geodata acquisition, processing and interpretation. 

Our geoscience consultancy department specialises in analysing and integrating offshore geophysical, geotechnical and geological datasets to characterise site conditions and hazards, to allow for engineering design and scoping of site investigations. 

Our geodata acquisition department specialises in using novel techniques to characterise complex sites, with a focus on using unmanned aircraft and surface vehicles to acquire geophysical data.

 

The Position 

Geo-4D is looking for an experienced geoscientist to join its growing team. The Senior Geoscientist will work primarily in the offshore consultancy team, working on offshore renewable projects, reviewing, interpreting and integrating multidisciplinary datasets to assess and report on site conditions and site risk (i.e. ground modelling). The Senior Geoscientist will be required to support the geodata acquisition team, performing site work and data processing as required, including operations, maintenance and development of unmanned survey systems. 

The Senior Geoscientist will also be required to compile tenders, perform project management duties, support business development and support the day-to-day running of the organisation, in addition to technical responsibilities. 

Training will be provided as required. 

Responsibilities and indicative division of time: 

  • Offshore consultancy – technical (50%) 

Review, process and interpret offshore geophysical and geotechnical datasets 

Develop engineering geological desk studies and ground models 

Geotechnical parameterisation 

Geohazard identification 

Cable burial risk assessment 

Technical reporting 

GIS-based geoprocessing, database management, figure and chart creation 

Writing of geophysical and geotechnical survey specifications and scopes of work 

Offshore vessel-based client representation 

  • Geodata acquisition – technical (20%) 

Prepare health and safety documentation 

Acquire and process aerial photogrammetric and LiDAR data 

Acquire and process aerial and terrestrial magnetometer data 

Acquire and process UAV bathymetry data 

Compile operational, factual and interpretative reports 

  • Technical and commercial tendering (10%) 
  • Team supervision and project/financial management (10%) 

Provide technical supervision of a small team of geoscientists on a project-by-project basis 

Perform project management duties, including deadline management, financial tracking and budget management 

  • Business development and day-to-day business operations (10%) 

Develop and promote new services, processes and workflows 

Promote services at conferences, exhibitions and client meetings 

Maintain website and social media sites 

Assist with ongoing maintenance and improvement of the integrated management system (quality, OHS and environment) 

 

Required Experience and Qualifications 

The successful candidate should hold an earth sciences degree and have a strong background in: 

  • Reviewing and interpreting offshore geophysical, geotechnical and geological datasets 
  • Developing engineering geological desk studies and ground models 
  • Geotechnical and geophysical survey best practice 
  • Geospatial data management, geoprocessing and interrogation in ArcGIS (or QGIS) 
  • Technical report writing and communication skills 
  • Developing concise and easy-to-understand report figures and charts  
  • Independent working, attention to detail and strong self-checking abilities 

The following are considered beneficial to fulfilling the role: 

  • Experience in derivation of geotechnical parameter bounds 
  • Experience in IHS Kingdom, SonarWiz and CorelDraw 
  • Onshore survey experience (GNSS, total stations, laser scanning and CAD) 
  • Photogrammetry and LiDAR data processing 
  • Bathymetry data processing 

 

Application 

Please send CV and cover letter to info@geo-4d.com 

Graduate Geoscientist

Geo-4D Overview 

Geo-4D is an independent geoscience consultancy and survey specialist based in Oxfordshire, UK, specialising in offshore geoscience consultancy and geodata acquisition, processing and interpretation. 

Our geoscience consultancy department specialises in analysing and integrating offshore geophysical, geotechnical and geological datasets to characterise site conditions and hazards, to allow for engineering design and scoping of site investigations. 

Our geodata acquisition department specialises in using novel techniques to characterise complex sites, with a focus on using unmanned aircraft and surface vehicles to acquire geophysical data. 

 

The Position 

Geo-4D is looking for a Graduate Geoscientist to join its growing team. The Graduate Geoscientist will work in two teams: 

  • Offshore consultancy team working on offshore renewable projects, reviewing, interpreting and integrating multidisciplinary datasets to assess and report on site conditions and site risk (i.e. ground modelling).  
  • Geodata acquisition team, performing site work and data processing, including operations, maintenance and development of unmanned survey systems. 

The Graduate Geoscientist will also be required to compile tenders and perform project management duties, in addition to technical responsibilities. 

Training will be provided as required. 

Responsibilities and indicative division of time: 

  • Offshore consultancy – technical (40%) 

Review, process and interpret offshore geophysical and geotechnical datasets 

Develop engineering geological desk studies and ground models 

Technical reporting 

GIS-based geoprocessing, database management, figure and chart creation 

  • Geodata acquisition – technical (40%) 

Prepare health and safety documentation 

Acquire and process aerial photogrammetric and LiDAR data 

Acquire and process aerial and terrestrial magnetometer data 

Acquire and process aerial bathymetry data 

Compile operational, factual and interpretative reports 

  • Technical and commercial tendering and project management (10%) 
  • Business development and day-to-day business operations (10%) 

Develop and promote new services, processes and workflows 

Promote services at conferences, exhibitions and client meetings 

Maintain website and social media sites 

 

Required Experience and Qualifications 

The successful candidate should hold an earth sciences degree and have the ability to: 

  • Review and interpret offshore geophysical, geotechnical and geological datasets 
  • Perform geospatial data management, geoprocessing and interrogation in ArcGIS (or QGIS) 
  • Compile technical reports 
  • Effectively communicate (written, illustrative and oral) complex geological concepts 
  • Work independently with a strong attention to detail and self-checking ability 

 

Application 

Please send CV and cover letter to info@geo-4d.com 

Unit 5a, RAC Estate

Faringdon, Oxfordshire

SN7 7BP

+44 (0)345 257 0877


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