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    As a Geophysicist within the Central Energy Resources Science Center (CERSC) , some of your specific duties will include:

    • Interpreting reflection seismic and other types of available geophysical data for the Energy Resources Program (ERP) and CERSC projects using industry standard and state-of-the-art software.
    • Acquiring, interpreting, and archiving seismic data, which are used for ERP projects. Archiving data within the National Energy Research Seismic Library.
    • Working with IT staff to maintain, support, and administer computer hardware and software that are dedicated to the ongoing functions of the Geophysical Analysis of the Energy Resources Project.
    • Preparing, documenting and disseminating results of research and studies through a series of presentations and publications which advance the role that reflection seismic data play in understanding petroleum systems processes and undiscovered geologic energy accumulations in priority basins.
    • Operating a government vehicle as an incidental driver.

    Physical Demands:

    The work may include office and field assignments. Office assignments are generally sedentary, and the incumbent may spend extended periods of time working at a computer. Physical activity may involve lifting or moving moderately heavy items such as computers or file boxes. Field work may require moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity and may involve physical exertion. Field work may include walking over wet, sandy, rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces. Field work may also include lifting moderately heavy objects and bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities.

    Work Environment:

    Work is performed primarily in an office setting, with occasional work in the field. The office setting is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated and involves normal everyday risks. In an office setting, the incumbent must often spend extended periods of time working at a computer. Field duties may expose the incumbent to additional risks and may require safety training and the potential use of special protective gear. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of outdoor field work. Fieldwork may include, but is not limited to, driving four-wheel-drive vehicles and trucks. The incumbent is expected to conduct duties in a safe and orderly manner so as not to endanger self, fellow workers, or property.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overnight travel of 1-5 nights per month is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1313 Geophysics

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