Structural Geologist

Location: Edinburgh

About this Vacancy

Petroleum Experts (Petex) is recruiting Earth scientists with applied experience in structural geology, including experience working in a range of structural styles and scales, and familiarity with geometric and geomechanical restoration techniques and tools. Activities may include: structural geology consultancy and project management, software development, client training and support, business development. The company will support your personal development to allow you to deepen your knowledge of the science of geological modelling and engineering around oil field simulation.

We are looking for talented and creative individuals who can deliver best-practice team-based structural geology consultancy, in-house or on-site, to the highest industry standards, including effective resource and client management, plus contribute to the integration of Move with the Petroleum Experts IPM software suite.

You will interact closely with our structural geology and petroleum engineer specialists as you play an active and collaborative role in the successful delivery of structural geology services and software development of Petroleum Experts Ltd. This will include technical consultancy to oil & gas, mining and other industry clients with a subsurface-focus, training and support, as well as business development activities.

Package

We offer an exceptional package which includes salary, performance related bonuses and other benefits and relocation assistance (where applicable). The company encourages team working and salary is based on personal performance and contribution to the success of others. Starting salary will depend on experience.

Qualifications and Skills Requirements

  • A degree (MSc or PhD) in a Geology or Geophysics-related discipline.
  • Must possess understanding of basic geological concepts and techniques.
  • Must possess good numerical, problem solving, communication and organisational skills.

Applicants must demonstrate or provide evidence of technical competency across a selection of the following disciplines/skills:

  • Structural geological analysis and modelling.
  • Statistical analysis using software tools (Excel, Matlab, R).
  • Geological/geophysical data analysis and modelling using industry standard packages.
  • Project delivery in an academic or professional environment.
  • Planning and scoping of industry or academic Earth science projects.
  • Professional presentation to clients or presentation at industry or academic conferences.
  • Successful participation in industry or academic teams.

Company Information

Petroleum Experts is an industry leader in developing and delivering state of the art engineering software products and superior technical support to the oil and gas industry. We have an impressive, broad range of clients worldwide, including all major operators as well as service and contract companies. We operate globally from the head office in Edinburgh (UK), and with regional offices in the USA and the Far East. As a result of the acquisition of Midland Valley Exploration Limited we are also a leader in the field of structural geology, and creators of Move™, the best-in-class upstream O&G 3D structural modelling product.

Applying

Please send your CV, along with a cover letter that highlights your suitability for this role, to: recruitment@petex.com

posted: 01 June 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.