Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Offshore Image Interpreter/ GIS Operative

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Company Description

CGG is a pioneering Technology Company providing world-class fully integrated Geoscience services within the global Energy sector. We employ in excess of 5,300 people worldwide, who bring a unique blend of talent and energy through working together to deliver unrivalled innovative solutions to our customers.

Through our cutting-edge Technology in Geoscience and customer focus, we have achieved outstanding leadership with a strong focus on innovation and a commitment to delivering the best sustainable solutions to our clients’ energy challenges. We bring our clients a unique range of technologies and services, designed to generate stunning 3D images, geological data and remote sensing information of the Earth’s subsurface structures.

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Job Description

The Offshore Image Interpreter/ GIS Operative will join NPA Satellite Mapping (NPA), part of CGG’s Geoscience business line based in Edenbridge, UK.

NPA is a world leading supplier of satellite imagery and value added solutions. With strong relationships with commercial satellite operators around the world since the 1970s, NPA is an independent supplier of satellite imagery, providing impartial advice to clients. NPA’s client base is global and has historically predominantly been within the oil & gas sector, however NPA provides imagery and services into all market sectors, particularly mining, engineering, environment and defence.

The employee will support NPA and be responsible for (but not limited to) the interpretation of offshore imagery for slick detection and well as GIS compilation, support & development for the exploration team.

We are seeking an excellent communicator with enthusiasm and drive who has the ability to interact with the team and across other disciplines at NPA. The employee will have the ability to work effectively both within a team and independently (where required). You will be able to take initiative, apply innovative thinking and be a good problem solver.


The successful candidate will be educated to BSc level or equivalent in the following disciplines:

  • Geography, Remote Sensing, Oceanography, Geology or any related disciplines.
  • Experience in the use of popular GIS packages including ArcGIS, QGIS (or equivalent) is essential.
  • Experience of image processing, as well as familiarity with Python would be beneficial.

Learning and Development

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs of each individual to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own CGG University platform.­

Benefits Package

  • Salary starting from £26,000 p.a.
  • Highly attractive bonus scheme
  • Initially 22 days holiday with future increases, complemented by a flexible buying and selling holiday program
  • Company contributory pension plan
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible Private Medical & Dental care programs, tailored to suit individual or family needs
  • Employee Assistance Program to support our staff.

We Care about our Staff and Environment

We recognise the importance of work life balance for our employees, which is supported through our flexible working and relaxed dress code policies.

We recognise and actively support the wellbeing of our staff through many different initiatives;

  • Social club events, spontaneous reward events throughout the year
  • Discounts schemes, including Gym membership and a cycle purchase scheme
  • Discounts on nationwide restaurants, cinema tickets and days out through our benefits platform
  • Tech, Travel and Fashion discounts all available through our benefits platform.

We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £26,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Edenbridge (Kent)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Physics

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