Geophysical Technician
Science & Engineering
Anchorage Alaska Jul 19, 2021

Love being outdoors and looking for a job that ROCKS while looking for Rocks?  

 

ABOUT US:

TPD is a leading workforce solutions provider. 

Our mission is to help YOU succeed by providing access to opportunities - jobs, careers, and professional development. We partner with over 200 top companies across North America with a focus on placing Business Professionals, Warehouse & Distribution staff, and technical Mining and Aviation staff. 

From flexible to permanent positions, we help people start careers, change careers, and advance careers in a way that works for you.

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ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Geophysical Technician, you will be outdoors, hiking, camping, observing rock formations looking for Earth’s precious minerals. The role encompasses both generalist field support tasks (e.g. camp set-up, basic maintenance, safety procedures) and specialized tasks (e.g. geophysical logging, environmental management, GIS mapping).  You  will be exposed to a variety of new technologies and experiences. 

 


WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Assist in camp set-up and tear-down procedures.

  • Assist with collection of soil, water, and drill core samples

  • Accurately record and store field samples

  • Transport people and equipment to and from remote work sites

  • Follow and ensure compliance of all HSE standards

  • Assist senior geologists and geoscientists with surveying and mapping

  • Respect access to and native heritage sites

  • Provide additional support as needed

 


WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Physical capability to stand, walk, or hike for extended periods (6+hours/day)

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. throughout the day

  • Mechanically Inclined. 

  • Experience with the use of a compass and GPS. 

  • Good data management skills

  • Proven ability to solve operational problems and be resourceful

  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred but not required

  • Being able to troubleshoot and resolve technological issues out in the field. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Earth Science, or related field

  • MSHA certification. 

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN RETURN:

  • Competitive wage

  • Opportunity to advance within the company

  • Challenging, rewarding work 

  • Weekly paychecks

  • Per Diem for out of state residents

 


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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