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Lead Geophysics Officer

Sheffield, Yorkshire
£28,000 to £40,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Archaeological Research Services Ltd are recruiting for a Lead Geophysics Officer for work on a variety of project work around the UK. Do you have a deep passion for delivering value and benefit through archaeology? Are you highly organised, efficient, and with a high work-rate? This position requires you to be excellent at your job and an effective leader and motivator of a team. You need to be highly disciplined, a good 'people person' as well as a highly competent geophysical and landscape surveyor, report writer, and editor. This post is nominally based at Sheffield but could be based elsewhere. Applications are invited for a professional, highly motivated, and capable Lead Geophysics Officer with a strong track record and developed skills sets. You will have experience of generating, managing, and delivering geomatics work including geophysical and topographical surveys. You will have responsibility for undertaking and delivering a wide range of projects where you will be accountable to the Projects Manager. You will oversee the successful initiation and delivery of commercial, research, education, and outreach projects and assist in completing fieldwork, reports, archives etc and to undertake project management, administrative duties, and other duties that may arise as required. As Lead Geophysics Officer, you will have excellent written English skills and will be responsible for completing work on commercial and research-based archaeological projects. You must also have strong survey, illustrations, and IT skills and ideally be competent in the use of CAD/GIS. A good knowledge of British archaeology is essential as well as a track record in reports and ideally publication. You must be able to work as an effective team member who can be relied upon to deliver to tight deadlines. We are a high performing company with a professional yet friendly culture with many outstanding performers. We maintain a high commitment to staff development and training and look forward to supporting career development and developing people to be the best they can be. We welcome applications for this Lead Geophysics Officer role from candidates with any of the following skills or attributes: Geomatics, Archaeology, Surveying, GPS, Geoarchaeology, Manager, Leader, Geophysics Officer. Benefits In return, we offer an exciting range of employee benefits: Sector-leading commitment to training and career progression Member of the company's health cash plan which includes a wide range of health services and financial support Discounts and rewards on health, fitness, and entertainment Attractive pension contribution Life assurance cover 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) Additional annual leave awarded for long service Accommodation provided for away-work with subsistence Full personal protective equipment and company branded attire 100% of CIfA subscription fees and CSCS card fees Essential Skills Specialist knowledge of surveying, geophysics, and technical skills Authentic, high-quality communication skills (listening, oral, and written) and ability to quickly build rapport with teams and line manager Excellent written English and ability to express oneself accurately and take account of the nuances required in the production of first-rate reports Excellent team management and leadership skills. Ability to prioritise many concurrent tasks based on daily, weekly, monthly, and annual goals. Computer literate including use of geophysical surveying software, CAD, or commitment to learning it quickly Full driving license Desirable Skills A relevant professional qualification (e.g. Member of CIfA) or post-graduate qualification (e.g. PhD, Masters). About Company Archaeological Research Services Ltd is an experienced commercial practice providing a full range of archaeological and heritage services. By offering a complete service we keep costs down and gain efficiencies for our clients through the life cycle of a project so you can be sure of maximising the value of your investment. We operate throughout the UK from our network of offices, and we welcome opportunities to work abroad. Whether you are building infrastructure or houses, establishing a quarry, converting mills, or regenerating urban places, we offer a one-stop shop for dealing with all archaeological and heritage matters. From preliminary advice and assessments to high-level consultancy, fieldwork, post-excavation analysis and dissemination, our approach is committed to providing successful outcomes by way of tailor-made solutions geared to the strategic needs of our clients. We are an efficient organisation committed to investment in our staff, equipment, and technology. This means you can be sure of being assisted by skilled, hard-working, and motivated staff who take pride in their work, create value, and deliver jobs on time
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  • Job Reference: 702848836-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Archaeological Research Services Ltd
    Archaeological Research Services Ltd
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent