Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Senior Geophysicist / Geologist to primarily support the Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) unexploded ordnance (UXO) geophysical investigations for the Department of Defense. This position reports to the Amec FW MMRP Program Manager. The successful candidate must have applied experience in the use of geophysical techniques for Munitions Response Site / Area (MRS / A) investigations and additional experience supporting engineering and environmental project tasks. The candidate must be current with leading edge technology in the area of applied geophysics for MMRP task orders including advanced geophysical classification. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in determining geophysical technical approach, establishing production rates, cost estimates and schedule and project implementation.
Key Responsibilities •Provide leadership to a group of geophysicists located throughout North America including assigning projects to mid-level and junior staff, monitoring field activities, review of geophysical data and deliverables to UXO teams or client and assist staff in professional development and mentoring •Will maintain and improve Amec Foster Wheeler’s approach, methodologies and techniques and will be involved in review of requests for proposals, proposal development, project planning, and monitoring •Will be involved in all technical job related activities to support the Amec FW MMRP team including geophysics, geology and environmental investigations
Skills / Qualifications •Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics or Geology •At least 10 years of experience and work history with hands on applications in the geophysical sciences and / or environmental industry including experience and knowledge of investigation techniques; Master’s degree in geophysics or geology is preferred •Excellent technical writing and communication skills, attention to detail, ability to lead complex requests, and a strong work ethic is essential •Working knowledge of Geosoft Oasis montaj, GIS (e.g. ArcView) and data management (e.g. MS Access) software is preferred •Experience with UXO digital geophysical mapping (Geonics EM61 MK2 and Geometrics G858), global positioning systems and data processing will be highly regarded •Travel is expected
Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.