At Spectrum Offshore we are fully aware that our people make the difference between average and exceptional performance in the field and the office.

We are looking to recruit focused and driven individuals both at graduate level and experienced professionals to our organisation and in return we will provide a positive working environment, continued career development and an attractive salary package based on experience.

We are continuously looking for the right people to help grow our business and welcome speculative applications throughout the year. Should we have no immediate vacancies we will keep your details on file and contact you if a suitable position becomes available.

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Position: Geophysicist

Spectrum Geophysics are looking for a Geophysicist with a minimum of 3 years' experience to join our growing team based in Lymington, UK. Salary and offshore rate will be based on the experience of the successful candidate.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be required to perform a variety of roles within the company and be prepared to travel and work offshore and away from home on a regular basis. Supported by our experienced team, the candidate will be expected to have experience in and be responsible for the following activities:

  • Acquisition, quality checking,  processing and interpretation of data from various survey systems including sub-bottom profiler, magnetometer, side scan sonar and multibeam bathymetry echosounder systems
  • Assisting with report writing
  • Assisting with survey planning, vessel mobilisation and project management where required
  • Calibrate and maintain survey equipment
  • Technical report writing & charting
  • Production and checking of final deliverables
  • Assist with the development of new procedures for tasks including survey operations, data processing and data management
  • Research new technologies and techniques within the industry and help drive innovation

Essential experience & skills:

  • Experience working in the offshore survey industry
  • Experience working on nearshore marine survey projects
  • Strong experience with industry-standard software including Oasis Montaj, SonarWiz, RadExPro & Kingdom Suite
  • Degree in Geophysics
  • High attention to detail and able to work efficiently to meet deadlines
  • An understanding and application of good data management
  • Excellent computer literacy, including a high level of competence in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Experience in using scripting languages such as VisualBasic, Python or C/C++
  • Good level of practical skill and knowledge, including involvement in survey project preparation and vessel mobilisations
  • Willing to work in the offshore marine environment and away from home for several weeks at a time
  • Ability to work within a team but also take initiative and work unsupervised when required.
  • Living and able to work in the UK


  • Able to carry out surface and sub-surface geological interpretations unsupervised
  • Experience in acquiring and processing multibeam echosounder and backscatter data
  • Experience and confidence in liaising with clients
  • Valid Offshore certification, including GWO, BOSIET and OGUK medical.

Please send your CV to:

Closing date: 31/08/2021