Title Assistant / Geophysical Technician
Salary £20,500 – 25,500
Location Based out of our Bradford Office
Job Information

 The Company

Magnitude Surveys is one of the largest providers of archaeological geophysical surveys in the UK. We design and build bespoke geophysical equipment and software to continually push the boundaries of non-intrusive archaeological investigations. We are currently working on a wide range of projects from major national infrastructure to small housing schemes across the UK.

The Position

Magnitude Surveys is seeking to promptly recruit a geophysical technician (permanent position) to help assist in developing and rolling out the company’s new systems and software. The position will entail a mix of office-based and field-based responsibilities. These include:

  • Equipment development and maintenance.
  • Software development and maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting.
  • Workshop administration
  • Field survey.
  • Data analysis, interpretation and report writing.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Creative thinker who is interested in developing new equipment to collect geophysical datasets (in particular magnetic, electromagnetic and GPR datasets).
  • Experience of maintaining geophysical equipment.
  • Self motivated and able to self prioritise tasks based on need.
  • Degree in Archaeological Prospection or Geophysics and/or a solid understanding of the physics behind geophysical techniques and their application to new surface investigations.


Magnitude Surveys encourages and supports its staff professional development by funding conference attendance and presentation, as well as training workshops. CIfA membership and a current CSCS card are desirable, but not essential. Magnitude Surveys will support the successful candidate in obtaining both CIfA membership and a CSCS card if they do not have one.

The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled into the NEST workplace pension scheme with matched employer contributions of up to 6%. Magnitude Surveys offers 31 days holiday including bank holidays and Christmas shutdown.

Application Process

The closing date for application is April 29; however, early application is advised as the post may be filled before closing date. Interviews will be held in our Bradford office.

Applicants should submit a covering letter and CV through our website.

For further information about the position, please contact Finnegan Pope-Carter at [email protected] or 01274 926020.

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