Geophysical Prospecting Permit Agent

Get permits from property owners to allow prospecting of gas deposits.
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Salary Range
$34,000 – $107,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Geophysical Prospecting Permit Agents do?

Negotiates permits with property owners to allow prospecting, surveying, and testing for petroleum and gas deposits: Searches public records to determine legal ownerships of proposed exploration sites. Precedes prospecting party to area and interviews local authorities and landowners to determine legal and highway regulations and to draw up trespass agreements. Draws sketches of prospecting locations and terrain to be traversed. Drives stakes in ground to indicate locations of shot holes and recording instruments for use in surveying land and conducting seismic, magnetic, and gravity tests.

Should I be a Geophysical Prospecting Permit Agent?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • 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.

  • Also known as: Permit Agent, Permit Agent, Geophysical Prospecting

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