OFO No: 311704
Other names for Geophysical Technician:
- Earth Science Laboratory Technician
- Earth Science Technical Officer
- Geochemical Laboratory Technician
- Geological Laboratory Technician
- Geological Technical Officer
- Geological Technician
- Geoscience Laboratory Technician
- Mineral Resource Technician
- Ore Reserve Technician
- Soil Mechanic Technician
- Soil Science Technical Officer
What is a Geophysical Technician?
A Geophysical Technician uses a combination of physics, geology and mathematics to study the earth.
They use high-tech equipment to collect their data.
Geophysical Technicians usually work closely with engineers and scientists.
Instruments they use include:
- electromagnetic irradiation machines
- tension testing equipment etc
What does a Geophysical Technician do?
- uses high tech equipment to gather data
- does research
- analyses data
- provides technical assistance to research
- helps scientists and engineers
Are you . . . ?
- interested in geography and the earth’s surface?
- interested in research?
- willing to work anywhere – including remote areas?
- willing to work in all weather conditions?
- responsible and reliable?
How do I become a Geophysical Technician?
National Diploma in Geology
- Tshwane University of Technology
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Is becoming at Geophysical Technician the right career choice to me?