Geophysics Careers

Managing Director, Technical Geophysical Sales & Marketing                                                                                   Posting Date:  8/28/23
Mount Sopris Instrument Company, Inc.

Mount Sopris Instrument Company, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of borehole geophysical logging systems. For over 70 years, Mount Sopris has delivered portable & semi-portable geophysical system solutions to over 120 countries around the world. Our award-winning business serves numerous market segments, including shallow oil & gas, mining, groundwater, infrastructure, environmental, engineering-geotechnical, and university research.

We offer a competitive compensation package, which includes salary & profit-sharing, along with an outstanding benefits package that includes 100% coverage of premiums for medical, dental, and long- term disability. We also offer a generous 401(k) matching program.

We have an exciting principal leadership position for someone to advance our growing company into the future. Our next Managing Director, Technical Geophysical Sales & Marketing will oversee 60+ international Reps, lead local staff, generate technical proposals, support & teach customers to be successful, along with many other high level forward thinking and decision-making aspects of the business. Some international and domestic travel is required. Position is based in Denver, Colorado.


  • Negotiate, organize, manage and schedule MSI geophysical team traveling for customer training, sales visits, trade shows, conferences & symposia around the world.
  • Improve systems for troubleshooting, maintenance, and rentals of geophysical logging hardware.
  • Oversee MSI’s team managing WellCAD log presentation & analysis software.
  • Oversee, manage, and implement customer technical support programs & policies.
  • Support and work with MSI production team.
  • Create, implement, and manage new revenue streams.
  • Work with engineering teams, providing vision and direction in strategy development, specification of new products, improvement of existing products, and the development/implementation of marketing initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a geosciences/engineering/petroleum discipline required.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in slimline borehole geophysics with some management experience.
  • Must enjoy international travel and be prepared to spend up to 10 days away from home, sometimes in remote locations. Prior international experience required.
  • Strong preference will be given to bilingual candidates. French preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems in a field or office environment is required.
  • Experience with geophysical logging software required. Programming knowledge preferred.
  • Basic electronics understanding required.
  • Strong leadership, people, and communication skills, both written and oral, are required.
  • Must be an effective and patient teacher, willing to work through cultural challenges.
  • Must be a continual learner and desire to grow professionally.
  • Strong work ethic, team player, and results-orientation required.
  • A valid driver’s license and passport are required.
  • Must be a US citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the USA.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in becoming part of our team, send your resume and salary requirements to [email protected]. Please also include a cover letter stating why we should carefully consider your candidacy. For more information on our company, please visit our website at Thank you for your interest!


Geophyicist IV                                                                                                               Posting Date:  8/16/23

Description/Job Summary

At HGL, we value our employees as individuals and as important members of our team. We offer a work environment that is flexible, inclusive, and dedicated to creating a sustainable future. We provide opportunities for a dynamic work environment surrounded by industry leaders working to solve today’s environmental, infrastructure, and natural resources challenges. HGL offers career advancement through internal and external training, skill advancement, and education. Projects at HGL span the United States and its territories all while solving problems associated with emerging contaminants (PFAS, radiological, and unexploded ordnance) along with traditional chemical contamination across all media. With over 500 employees, HGL is large enough to execute high profile projects but is small enough where the President and COO know everyone by name. By joining HGL, you will be working to restore the environment and protect our future.

It’s not just a job, it’s your career. HGL provides career growth opportunities via mentoring, training, education, and support for your certifications and licenses. HGL’s mission is to continually deliver new solutions and technologies for the ever-changing range of environmental challenges encountered in today’s world. HGL’s corporate culture ensures you’ll be given the opportunity for career advancement while being supported by bright, highly productive peers and leaders.

This position will support USACE environmental projects in the US, resulting in the successful clean-up of Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC).


Currently, HGL has a position open for a Geophysicist IV with a strong background in the Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) and advanced geophysical classification (AGC). The person hired may work remotely or at an HGL office. The Denver, CO office is the preferred office location.

The person hired for this role will be responsible for:

  • Planning and design of geophysical surveys with the geophysical team and PMs.
  • Support of proposals.
  • QAPP development.
  • Incorporate quality standards during the collection/processing of geophysical survey data.
  • Coordination with the PM and QC department for reviews of the data prior to client submittal.
  • Support PMs with SPP, TPP, and quality reviews by the customer during project education.
  • Data analysis of advanced classification data (field and office) and development of prioritized target dig sheets.
  • Developing the skills and capabilities of the staff on your projects.
  • Expected 10% Travel within the U.S.

Required Skills


The ideal candidate will need the following as a foundation for success in this role:

  • About 8 years of hands-on experience with utilizing geophysical techniques in support of munitions (UXO) projects to include RI/FS and removal actions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience with advanced classification sensors (e.g., Metal Mapper family, APEX, UltraTem, MPV) and UX-Analyze data processing and analysis software.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geophysics or Geology
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.


  • About 5 + years of AGC experience
  • Familiarity with Python, MS Access, and SQL.
  • Experience with EMClass and BTField software.



We are all unique in our experiences and diversity of backgrounds, yet we share a drive and vision in our belief that we can make a difference in improving the world we live in through collaboration, teamwork, and a positive work environment. This unites and empowers us to strive for excellence in all our endeavors.

A pre-hire drug test is required. Position requires U.S. citizenship.
We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone at 703-478-5186 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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Requisition Number: 01110 Huntsville AL
Job Title: Geophysicist IV
Location:   Remote
Please send resume to [email protected]