Geophysicist V applies geophysical principals to identify and evaluate the value of underground deposits. Aids in the design, planning, and execution of geophysical investigations and projects including data collection, processing, analyzing, and reporting. Being a Geophysicist V requires a master's degree in area of specialty. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Additionally, Geophysicist V typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Geophysicist V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization.