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Geophysical Operations Specialist Job in Nigeria

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nigeria
  • Applications have closed.
  • HND, BSc, Msc Qualification

Website ExxonMobil

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation with a long and established history of operations in Nigeria. The company’s oil & gas production activities constitute one of the largest sources of revenue for the Nigerian government.

As a result of organizational growth and the associated opportunities within the Controllers function, career opportunities exist for ambitious and result oriented individuals to fill the position of:

Geophysical Operations Specialist Job Description

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for activities including but not limited to seismic acquisition projects, safety of seismic field operations, overseeing geophysical contractors and Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) consultants.

The Candidate

  • The successful candidate will have a strong academic record and experience in 2D & 3D seismic acquisition and processing techniques as well as Office and Geoscience
  • Applications. Professional experience from previous work assignments is an added advantage.

The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in Geophysics or Physics
  • Master’s degree (M.Sc) or ‘Doctor of Philosophy’ (Ph.D.) in Geophysics
  • 5-10 years experience in a Geophysical Operations role
  • NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  •  Knowledge of applicable laws regulations and guidelines on seismic operations
  • Geoscience computing and Data Analysis skills
  • Willingness to work in any location

This position offers a competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with what is obtainable in the upstream oil and gas industry

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