Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor

Locate sites selected for conducting geophysical prospecting activities.
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Salary Range
$31,000 – $90,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Geophysical Prospecting Surveyors do?

Locates and marks sites selected for conducting geophysical prospecting activities concerned with locating subsurface earth formations likely to contain petroleum deposits. Makes precise determinations of elevations and records other characteristics of terrain. May obtain permits for prospecting from property owner.

Should I be a Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Surveyor, Geophysical Prospecting

    How to Become a
    Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor

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