Field Geophysicist Support Personnel

Tullahoma, Tennessee
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Type: Contract

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 138184

Date Posted: 03/14/2019

Field Geophysicist Support Personnel- Tullahoma, TN 37388

System One has a temporary 3-month position for a degreed Field Geophysicist Support Personnel to work and support the Site Geophysicist. The Field Geophysicist Support Personnel perfoms a variety of data collection task using geophysical and GPS equipment to support remedial investigation or removal of action projects at formerly used defense sites with potential unexploded ordnance contamination.  

** 40-hour OSHA Hazwoper Certification required with 8-hour refresher up to date **

Important employment information:

  1. 3-month temporary position
  2. 5 days a week / working 10 - hour days - weather permitting
  3. 40-hour OSHA Hazwoper Certification with the 8 - hour refresher up to date required
  4. U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Perm Residency is required

Primary Duties and responsibilities of a Field Geophysicist Support Personnel include:

  • Acquiring EM61-MK2 data
  • Performing field tasks requiring the application of basic geophysical principles and theories
  • Performing anomaly reacquisition using EM61-MK2 and Real Time Kinematic GPS sensors   
  • Conducting or monitoring daily quality control tests of equipment and methods and documenting test results

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in geophysics, geology, environmental science, or related engineering or science degree
  • 0 to 3 years experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills


  • Experience with field geophysical data acquisition using the EM61-MK2
  • Experience with field geophysical data acquisition using RTK GPS equipment
  • 40-hour OSHA Hazwoper Certification preferred (employee will need to take the 40-hour OSHA Hazwoper class if they do not already have that certificate.
  • Employee will be part of the company's medical monitoring program.

Job Requirements / Physical Demands

  • Performing physical demanding tasks and working 10-hour days in adverse field conditions (cold, hot, high wind, dusty environment, rough terrain) in remote locations.
  • The expected duration of this project is 3 months.


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