Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK and is a registered Charity whose aims are to promote the advancement of education and the advancement of the arts, culture, heritage and science. We have offices in Salisbury, Sheffield, Maidstone, Bristol, Edinburgh and Wales. Wessex Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Marine Geophysicist (Supervisor/Officer grade) to join our GeoServices team, to be based in Salisbury. This opportunity offers the chance to work as part of the dynamic GeoServices team, which together employs technical experts from a wide range of science disciplines to provide specialist input into projects and deliver a range of services to our clients by applying Earth Science techniques to a wide range of archaeological projects.
The successful applicant would assist in the production and delivery of a range of marine geophysical projects. The primary responsibilities of the role include:
- Processing and archaeological interpretation of a range of marine geophysical data sets (sidescan sonar, magnetometer, multibeam bathymetry and shallow seismic data);
- Accurate reporting of interpretation results, and production of high quality client deliverables;
- Ensuring all work and resulting reporting is carried out in accordance with relevant standards and guidance;
- Acquisition and quality control of marine geophysical survey data.