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Graduate Geophysicist - Nottingham

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2mo ago

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  • The candidate must possess a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Geophysics (or related discipline), have topographical and CAD/MicroStation skills, a good understanding of Geophysical techniques, strong communication and problem-solving skills, be commercially aware, flexible and willing to travel, and have basic computer skills. They should also be motivated, conscientious, detail-oriented, ambitious, and able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • As a Graduate Geophysicist at AECOM in Nottingham, your daily responsibilities will include planning and conducting geophysical investigations, evaluating technical and resource requirements, assisting with commercial and health & safety aspects, leading site work using various techniques, analyzing and interpreting data, preparing technical reports, and performing QA.

Graduate Job

Science, EngineeringNottingham


  • We have an opening for a graduate in our in-house Geophysics team. We are a multi-disciplinary engineering geophysics team working across all sectors of the engineering industry both in the UK and internationally. The role is based in our Nottingham office which also houses other specialist survey teams, an in-house laboratory and research, engineering and consultancy services.
  • This is an opportunity to enter a growing field which offers a diverse and interesting view of the engineering industry.
  • We’re looking for graduate engineering geophysicists to join our Nottingham based Geophysics team working both on site collecting data and, in the office, doing processing and interpretation.


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Geophysics (or related discipline with experience of engineering geophysics)
  • Topographical (and CAD/MicroStation ) skills advantageous
  • Have a good broad knowledge of Geophysical techniques
  • Motivated to achieve targets and a good team player.
  • Conscientious, with good attention to detail.
  • Keen to learn beyond that required in a normal working environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Flexible and willing to travel in the UK and overseas.
  • Enjoy problem solving.
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive.
  • Basic computer skills on Word and Excel are essential
  • Good software skills
  • Good report writing skills are beneficial.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, with ambition and drive
  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
  • Ability to work in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Plan and optimise geophysical investigations within the engineering environment.
  • Evaluate technical aspects and resources required;
  • Assist in evaluating commercial and health & safety aspects.
  • Support and lead site work using a variety of different geophysical techniques, across a wide range of structures and environments.
  • From time to time, be prepared to work at weekends and nights in support of projects and other team members.
  • Perform computerised and manual analysis and interpretation of data.
  • Prepare technical reports in a variety of formats;
  • Perform QA as appropriate.


Work type

Full time

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