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Junior Geophysicist

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WSP in Canada

2mo ago

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  • You need a degree in geophysics or related field, ability to travel for field work, work outdoors in remote areas, drive off-road vehicles, and have strong communication skills.
  • You'll conduct geophysical surveys, process data, maintain equipment, write reports, work in teams, prioritize safety, and be a role model.

Graduate Job



  • At WSP, we're continuing to grow and develop our expertise in Earth and Environment, operating as a trusted advisor and technical expert for engineering and environmental projects for our clients across multiple industries. Our team is growing, and as a result we're adding a Junior Geophysicist to our group. As part of the team in the Prairies and North Region, you'll be responsible for driving forward our ambitious plans to enhance our Earth and Environment service offering in the region through your work with a close-knit team of engineering specialists, professionals, and technical staff.


  • A university degree in Geophysics, Earth Sciences, Geological Engineering or related discipline majoring in Geophysics
  • Post graduate qualification in geophysics is an asset, but not required
  • Ability to travel and complete field work (30-70%)
  • Ability to work outdoors, including in remote areas in Canada
  • Comfortable driving in remote areas and off-road settings as well as helicopter travel and operating off-road vehicles (i.e. UTV, ATV, ARGO, Snowmobile) – safety and competency training will be provided
  • Physical fitness, mechanical aptitude, experience with computers and electronics
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • You’ll conduct shallow ground geophysical surveys including Seismic Refraction, MASW, Electrical Resistivity Imaging, Magnetics, Ground Penetrating Radar, Electromagnetics and Microgravity methods on land, in boreholes and over water
  • You’ll process and interpret data using industry standard geophysical interpretation software
  • You’ll maintain and calibrate geophysical equipment
  • You’ll help write technical reports including data visualization
  • You’ll work with multi-disciplinary project teams
  • You’ll demonstrate a “Safety First” focus and act as a role model to other staff


Work type

Full time

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