SAND Geophysics

We have an array of working opportunities suited for you

Join a team dedicated to providing cutting edge survey and consultancy. We specialise in high resolution seismic, sidecan and magnetometer surveys. We also provide personnel for offshore acquisition, processing, interpretation and reporting.

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If you believe you have the experience, skills and ambition to work for SAND Geophysics, please e-mail your CV and covering letter to:

Position: Geophysicist

Working in a small team, independently or directly with clients on complex projects, the geophysicist will participate in all areas of geophysical surveying, with a focus on vessel mobilisation, data acquisition and in field quality control and data processing.


  • Experience with a range of sub-bottom, sidescan sonar and magnetometer systems
  • Appropriate level of industry experience and relevant qualifications
  • Hold and maintain an offshore medical
  • Hold and maintain a sea survival certificate
  • Experience with multibeam echo sounders and navigation systems is highly desirable.
  • UK citizen or right to work in UK


Position: Engineering Apprentice

The team at SAND Geophysics have a unique and interesting engineering apprenticeship opportunity.

We are looking for an engineering apprentice interested in electrical, electronic, computer  and mechanical systems. These are integrated for land and marine exploration – think Mars rover on earth! You will be learning and developing the skills to maintain, repair and develop these survey systems.

Our systems are made up of mini computers, networking elements, power supplies, GPS positioning, G force motion sensors, drones, software apps, underwater sonar systems and unmanned autonomous vessels.

You will be working alongside our engineering specialist learning through a hands on approach with practical experience and through part time studies at a local college / university.

As you gain experience there will be opportunities to travel with our teams to gain on site experience where we work globally.

Your journey through our apprenticeship scheme will guide you to become an independent
multi-disciplined engineering expert.

Position: Freelancers

SAND Geophysics are always seeking experienced and competent freelancers with experience in the following areas:

  • Shallow high resolution seismic acquisition and processing.
  • Magnetometer acquisition and processing.
  • Hydrographic surveying.
  • Small vessel mobilisations.