Department Geophysics and Cartography
Reports to Geophysics and Cartography Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities None
Location Ottawa office and field project locations worldwide

Sander Geophysics is currently seeking a Geophysicist to join the growing team to work at the head office location in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and also at our global field project locations which occur on all continents.


  • Process geological and airborne geophysical data;
  • Monitor collected data for quality control as it is processed and prior to finalization;
  • Produce geophysical maps as well as Digital Elevation Models;
  • Process airborne magnetometer, gamma-ray spectrometer, and/or gravimeter data;
  • Assist in the development of survey flight lines and flying surface plans;
  • Operate and troubleshoot geophysical equipment;
  • Understand, comply with, and promote all company safety precautions and policies including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered during daily operations;
  • Attend and complete training courses and/or company examinations, as required;
  • Maintain a high level of technical and operational knowledge through direct engagement with colleagues, supervisors, and through personal development;
  • Maintain good records and documentation regarding plans, reports, and tests;
  • Maintain project schedules and goals; and
  • Perform and complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Earth Sciences, Geophysics or Physics;
  • Five years of airborne geophysical experience;
  • Experience with field work;
  • Experience/familiarity with geophysical instrument operations;
  • Extensive computer experience;
  • Willing to travel globally for extended periods;
  • Must have a valid passport or the ability to obtain a valid passport for the purpose of traveling globally;
  • Valid driver’s licence; and,
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.


SGL is committed to promoting employee wellness and successful work-life balance. Employee benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Comprehensive benefits coverage including health, dental, vision, and paramedical;
  • Life insurance;
  • Employee and family assistance program;
  • Paid vacation, personal leave, and medical leave;
  • On-site gym; and
  • On-site parking.

If you are interested or know a qualified person who would be interested, please forward their resume to careers@sgl.com. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email.

Sander Geophysics is an equal opportunity employer. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest.