United Geophysical (Nigeria) Limited is a welcoming and happy company to work for, and we strive for the very best relationships with all staff. The Company’s technical, professional and management staff are comprised of graduates in; geology, geophysics, computer and electronic/electrical engineering, topographical sciences, mechanical engineering, safety, medicine, finance and law.

The company takes on only the very best seismic industry professionals and graduate trainees. In addition to good technical qualifications all professional and technical staff must be able to demonstrate an excellent command of written English.

We would be very happy to receive your CV and if there are no current vacancies we will place it on file until suitable positions become available. Instructions on how to submit your CV are displayed below along with details of our current vacancies.


UG(N)L is presently seeking to engage additional Nigerian professional and technical staff to serve and operate anywhere in Nigeria to fill the following vacant positions:

Senior Mechanic (Ref: SM17)

The position involves the supervising of field workshops, preventative maintenance schedules and repairing various mechanical equipment including 4x4 Toyota Hilux vehicles/Mercedes 1017 Trucks / Generators / Static Plant / Marine / Camp accommodation and services. The successful applicant will be computer literate, a working knowledge of Microsoft Office would be a distinct advantage, and must be able to swim.

Qualifications: At least 10 years’ experience of diesel powered equipment, with 5 years controlling a maintenance workshop, qualified to minimum of City and Guilds. 


The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures; have an eye for detail and commercial experience.
Key Areas & Skills required
  • Performing the full audit cycle including risk and control management with respect to operational effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with company and statutory regulations.
  • Prepare and document monthly report for presentation to the Audit Committee in line with Company regulations, based on the completion of the audit cycle.
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure the validity, legality and commercial goals of UGNL are achieved.
  • Review commercial transactions undertaken the company. 
  • Identify control / procedural variances and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings.
  • Continue to develop personal skill-set to ensure that your knowledge of accounting, sector regulations, best practices, KPIs and techniques are optimised.
  • Proven record as an Internal Auditor with Sage, MS Office, knowledge of auditing standards, legal and preferably experience with an upstream Oil/Gas company.
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills to be used in a fast paced environment combined with sound independent judgement.
  • Willingness to travel and operate in challenging environments. 
  •  Applicants must posses a minimum of Second Class University Degree or a HND in accounting major with a minimum
  •  Membership of ICAN /IFA or other professional accounting bodies
Compensation packages to be offered to the successful candidates in the above positions will be negotiated depending on the experience and capability.
Full CV’s and scanned copies of credentials are to be submitted via e-mail to The Personnel Manager at the following e-mail address:-  

Alternatively, applications can be submitted directly or posted to the companies head office (see contact us for details).

All applicants will be treated with the strictest confidence. Applicants previously interviewed by the company should not re-apply.

All applications should be received not later than 1 weeks after this publication. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.