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Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor Resume

A Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor is the person responsible for locating and marking the sites considered to contain petroleum depositsin addition to many other things. He or she explores below the Earth's surface with the purpose of discovering various mineral resources, but this field can apply also to the mitigation of natural hazards and environmental protection.


The person filling up such a position should hold as minimum educational requirement a bachelor's degree in geophysics. Depending on the state he or she wants to work in, a Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor should pass a written examination with the purpose of obtaining a license. This examination is given by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor Resume

Personal Details
Name: Michael Landon
Birth Date: 10.10.1980
Address and Phone: 16 Gate Lane, Omaha, Nebraska, (555) 555-6434
Marital Status: single
Children: No
Driver's License: Yes


To work as a Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor at your company and to become a valued member of your company by using the knowledge and the skills I possess.


A skilled and experienced Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor, with very good communication and interpersonal skills, detail oriented, flexible, very well organized, with analytical and problem-solving skills, proactive, with forward thinking skills, efficient, accountable and adaptable.

Qualities and Skills

  • Very good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detail oriented
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Very well organized
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Professional surveying ability
  • Flexibility
  • Proactive
  • Forward thinking skills
  • Efficiency, accountability and adaptability
  • Good knowledge of operations and processes under his/her control


  • English: reading - advanced, writing - advanced, speaking - advanced
  • German: reading - beginner, writing - beginner, speaking - beginner

Work Experience:

Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor at Omaha Geophysical Surveyors Inc., Omaha, Nebraska, 2003 - present
Duties and responsibilities

  • Marking and locating sites selected for conducting geophysical prospecting activities
  • Locating and marking subsurface earth formations which may contain petroleum deposits
  • Analyzing potential petroleum reservoirs and mineral deposits
  • Finding the thicknesses of glaciers and soils
  • Locating groundwater
  • Locating archaeological finds

Assistant Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor at Omaha Geophysical Surveyors Inc., Omaha, Nebraska, 2000 - 2003
Duties and responsibilities

  • Assisting the Geophysical Prospecting Surveyor in performing his or her duties
  • Recording various characteristics of the terrain
  • Obtaining prospecting permits from the property owners
  • Making precise determinations of elevations
  • Other clerical responsibilities


Master's degree in Geophysics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, 2000
Bachelor's degree in Geophysics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, 1997


New Member Award of the American Association of Geophysical Professionals

Areas of Interest

  • Earth's internal structure
  • Earth's composition
  • Earth's tectonics
  • The generation of magma
  • Hydrological cycle
  • Volcanism and rock formation


Frank R. Ranson
CEO at Omaha Geophysical Surveyors Inc., Omaha, Nebraska

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