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Marine Archaeologist

Energy Professional Search
Updated: Mar 12 2012
Desired Expertise: Geoscientist
Experience: 2+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, TX, US
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Job Description:


The Marine Archaeologist's primary job functions are interpreting high-resolution remotely sensed survey data, providing data for map generation, technical writing of data results and findings, and aiding Geologists and Geophysicists with project deliverables (maps, files, and reports) in support of client's underwater engineering projects.   The Marine Archaeologist will receive job/task instruction and will be required to follow standard practices and procedures under direct supervision, yet requires self-motivation and self-oversight.   Work is reviewed by Supervisors and Project Managers. This position is based in Houston, Texas.  


    ➢ Knowledge of advanced modern methods, materials, procedures, and equipment used in underwater geophysical and archaeological field work.
    ➢ Knowledge of government regulations associated with exploration activities.


    ➢ Ensuring compliance with all governmental regulations associated with offshore oil and gas exploration.
    ➢ Researching and utilizing relevant proprietary and non-proprietary data.
    ➢ Identifying potential man-made hazards and constraints in the specified project area.
    ➢ Providing client-specified reports and other deliverables.
    ➢ Proposing optimal field layout considering all avoidance issues.
    ➢ Assisting in the design of geophysical surveys or ROV investigations.


    ➢ Successful candidates for this position must have a completed BA/BS degree or higher in Archaeology or Marine Archaeology, Maritime History, or similar;
    ➢ Master's degree or Gulf of Mexico related work experience highly preferable, but not required.
    ➢ Candidates must also be fluent in Microsoft Office products including Excel, Power Point and Word.  
    ➢ Candidates should possess/demonstrate interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, excellent writing skills, and organizational skills.
    ➢ Must be able to multitask and work as a team member in an office and aboard survey ships.
    ➢ Travel is involved and hires must possess the ability to work away from home for periods up to 30 days both in the Gulf of Mexico and abroad.  
    ➢ Candidates must have proven knowledge, studies, or experience in Gulf of Mexico maritime history.  
    ➢ Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.

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