Interpretation Geophysicist

  • Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
  • Full-time

Company Description

In all environments, we acquire process and interpret surveys that provide our clients with a comprehensive understanding of their subsurface targets and geological settings. We deliver our unique expertise in geoscience technology and project management through our three complementary business activities: Equipment, Acquisition and GGR (Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir).

Job Description

The Interpretation Geophysicist will work within the Imaging Interpretation team under the supervision of a Team Leader. Contributing to the velocity model building process, his/her tasks will include geologic interpretation of 3D seismic data and designing modeling scenario tests in different seismic imaging projects.  

Day-to-day responsibilities will focus on using CGG’s suite of visualization tools and imaging software to perform key steps in the velocity model building flow, including:

  1. NMO picking;
  2. RMO editing for Tomography;
  3. Horizon picking;
  4. Producing geophysical/geological scenarios for VMB;
  5. Submitting processing jobs for VMB;
  6. Seismic data QC: gathers, stacks, attributes, velocities, maps, etc.


The ideal candidate should present strong experience in Seismic Interpretation OR Specialization in Seismic Interpretation OR  Master/PHD degree in Geology and intermediate English language.

Additional Information

Why choose CGG?

Joining a company with a culture of learning and a world-class structured career development pathway, our graduates can develop their technical, commercial and personal skills for the future via a suite of internal courses led by our own CGG University.

We encourage you to take ownership of your development by identifying opportunities to further progress your own skills and experience.

CGG focuses on the strengths and talents of our people and develop learning opportunities that encourage development at every step of your career.

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