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- 1) Studies structure of subsurface rock formations to locate petroleum deposits: Conducts research, using geophysical instruments such as seismograph, gravimeter, torsion balance, and magnetometer, pendulum devices, and electrical-resistivity apparatus to measure characteristics of earth.
- 2) Computes variations in physical forces existing at different locations and interprets data to reveal subsurface structures likely to contain petroleum deposits.
- 3) Prepares charts, profiles or subsurface contour maps, and determines desirable locations for drilling operations.
- 4) Directs field crews drilling boreholes and collecting samples of rock and soil for chemical analysis of hydrocarbon content.
- 5) May specialize in particular instrumentation and be designated Electrical Prospector; Gravity Prospector; Magnetic Prospector; Seismic Prospector.
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Job Number: 4495