Geophysical Data Analyst

Nanometrics has an opening for a Geophysical Data Analyst (contract). The selected candidate will work as part of a team to perform daily seismic data analysis in support of client objectives.

  • Ongoing daily data processing from Nanometrics long-term seismic network contracts

    • Morning review of automatically detected seismicity from the previous day

    • Removal of false positive (noise) seismic events

    • Seismic phase arrival pick adjustment, event location and magnitude calculation

    • Obtaining involvement of the more experienced staff for complex or more difficult events

  • On-demand seismic data processing from microseismic monitoring projects

    • Manual review of large, automatically processed seismic data sets

    • Removal of false positive event detections

    • Pick adjustment for real seismic events to enable downstream processing of event catalogs

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Goal oriented with a focus on customer results

  • Team player

  • High level of ethics and integrity

  • Keen attention to detail


  • Two-year diploma in technical field - OR - enrollment in a bachelor's degree program in geoscience, engineering or related technical field

  • Strong computer skills

  • Proficiency in math and signal processing


  • Prior experience with geophysical or other data acquisition, management and/or analysis

  • Prior experience with database management


Why Nanometrics?
  • Outstanding people: Collaborate with the industry’s top minds.

  • Work with a purpose: Work that has a global impact with the opportunity to make a difference.

  • Excellent benefits: RRSP matching, health/dental benefits, corporate bonus program and education assistance.

  • Strong work/life balance:  Located on the edge of the Greenbelt, close to biking paths and bus routes, and a short commute to many nearby residential areas.

Nanometrics is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Nanometrics is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs.