Geophysical Drafter

Draw subsurface contours in rock formations.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $72,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Geophysical Drafters do?

Draws subsurface contours in rock formations from data obtained by geophysical prospecting party. Plots maps and diagrams from computations based on recordings of seismograph, gravity meter, magnetometer, and other petroleum prospecting instruments and from prospecting and surveying field notes. Performs other duties as described under DRAFTER Master Title. May be designated according to method of prospecting as Drafter, Seismograph.

Should I be a Geophysical Drafter?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Drafter, Geophysical

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