CGG is a global geoscience technology leader and industry pioneer with a history of over 90 years of pushing scientific boundaries. Employing over 3,700 people worldwide, we solve the complex natural resource, environmental and infrastructure challenges of our clients through a unique combination of data, scientific expertise and cutting-edge technology.
CGG is listed on the Euronext Paris SA (ISIN: 0013181864).
This entry-level role is for physicists, mathematicians and geophysicists, looking for a career where they can continue to develop their scientific skills and knowledge.
We provide all training that is required so no prior knowledge of geophysics or geology is expected. New starters will also be buddied with recent graduates to help them settle into the role.
Employees will be based in Crawley, a town just south of London, with excellent transport links to central London, the South Coast, the wider UK, and international destinations via nearby Gatwick Airport.
There are two graduate intakes planned for 2023 with one in early spring and one in late summer/early autumn which can be discussed during the application process.
The world beneath our feet is incredibly complex and the source of the natural resources fundamental to the functioning of our society. We utilise the latest signal processing, modelling and imaging techniques and some of the most advanced compute facilities in the world to build high-resolution 3D images & models of subsurface structures and rock properties for our clients.
We operate a team-based structure with each team focusing on one or two client-facing projects with their unique geophysical and commercial challenges. We are looking for individuals who will enjoy using their problem solving skills to meet the challenges our clients have, as well as continuously seek to improve their own understanding and help develop our technology further.
No two projects are the same: from small proprietary projects for a single client focused on a specific subsurface target to huge multi-client projects covering tens of thousands of square kilometres and imaging deep into the Earth.
Data can be acquired at the ocean bottom, on land, down boreholes or at sea and involve novel instrumentation or acquisition arrays. The client objective might be exploring for natural resources, monitoring fluid flow through a producing oil & gas field or identifying future geological storage for carbon capture; and depending where the project is located the geology could throw up challenges for imaging as varied as iceberg scours, volcanic intrusions, gas clouds, prehistoric coral reefs and truly massive salt bodies.
You can expect to develop expertise in:
Integrated or postgraduate Masters or PhD in any of the following disciplines: Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics/Astronomy, Earth Sciences and Natural Sciences with a Physics specialisation. Exceptional performance at BSc level will also be considered.
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The final deadline for applications is the 31st May 2023 but we would encourage you to apply whenever you feel ready. Please include a cover letter with your application. Note we do not accept re-applications.
Our aim is to inform every candidate of the result of their initial application within a week of applying and if successful invite them to the next stage which is a short one-way online video interview. Success at this stage is then followed by a final stage technical interview with some of our geophysical managers. Our application process from initial acknowledgement to offer usually takes from 6-8 weeks.
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