Full Time

Geophysicist (Supervisor)

Location: Bradford

About the role:

A Geophysicist (Supervisor) is a burgeoning technical leader in the Company. They are responsible for supervising day-to-day activities on geophysical projects, including both fieldwork and reporting elements. They are responsible for leading the planning on survey strategies during fieldwork, including large, complex, and non-standard (e.g. GPR, EM, multimethod, etc) projects.

They are responsible for ensuring their office and fieldwork work hits or exceeds targets and deadlines. Additionally, they will play a key role in staff development and training, as well as feeding into the development and support of analysis, technical and research activities within the company.

Capacity for fieldwork should average 40-50% of the time, with an emphasis on supervising complex and/or non-standard projects, and training and development for junior staff members. This role will also entail line management of junior staff.


  • Minimum of three years expereince in the Heritage, Geology or Geophysics sectors
  • Competent and experienced geophysical surveyor, with demonstrable experience of successfully supervising teams on site
  • Full UK manual driving license
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weathers & away from home
  • Self Motivated and Driven
  • Eligible to work in the UK without restriction


To obtain the full Person Specification please email [email protected]

The benefits for working for us:

MS is a diverse company of collaborative individuals creating bespoke and proactive approaches to heritage and non-heritage geophysics. With a focus on integrating techniques that provide unbiased advice and the opportunity for industry development.

The Company has grown organically from 3 to over 50 employees over the past 8 years. We work alongside major archaeological contractors on a wide range of exciting projects throughout the UK, including small-scale community surveys and national-scale infrastructure projects. We are a CIfA Registered Organisation and a member of FAME.

Additional to salary:

  • Profit share bonuses
  • up to 10% employer matched pension contributions via salary sacrifice
  • Employee perks, including discounts at major retailers
  • Subsistence and accommodation provided for most surveys (depending on commuting distance from the office)

Annual Leave:

  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Additional paid leave for Christmas to New Year closure
  • Additional annual leave days with length of service


  • Field & Office based training
  • Clear career progression within the Company
  • Paid site safety certifications i.e. CSCS and LANTRA
  • Paid professional accreditation i.e. CIfA
  • High quality PPE


  • Mental health first aiders at all levels of the Company
  • Auto enrolment onto private medical insurance through AXA
    • Access to physiotherapists, chiropractors and other therapists
    • 24/7 Doctor appointments
    • Cash back for Dental & Optical
    • Access to 24/7 confidential EAP helpline
    • Mental Health cover included
    • up to 40% discount on Gym Membership
  • Newly renovated office with fresh air circulation throughout
  • Office kitchen, including Free Breakfast & Beverages.
  • Travel between office & survey site included within working hours


  • Easy Access to public transport network
  • Discounted local train & bus fares
  • Option to obtain an EV vehicle through salary sacrifice scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Cheap, secure parking nearby

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter using the form below.

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