Consultant, Geology - FTI Platt Sparks in Austin, United States

at FTI Consulting, Inc.
Location Austin, United States
Date Posted March 26, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting) , Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

About Economic Consulting:

FTI Consulting provides law firms, corporations and government agencies with sophisticated and comprehensible analyses of complex economic issues to assist them in understanding the issues and opportunities they face. Our Economic Consulting practice is involved in a wide range of engagements related to economics, finance and accounting. We provide critical insight and expert testimony in legal and regulatory proceedings, strategic decision making and public policy debates. We also have deep expertise in antitrust issues, mergers and acquisitions, securities litigation and risk management, valuation and international arbitration. We have extensive industry experience in energy, electric power, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, telecommunications, media and entertainment, transportation, financial services, transfer pricing, and intellectual property.

About the Opportunity:

FTI Platt Sparks provides petroleum engineering, geologic and geophysical solutions. The company offers services, such as oil and gas reserves and economic evaluations, gas contract analysis, gas storage design and evaluation, geologic and geophysical integrated studies, log analysis, regulatory conformance, seismicity risk analysis, reservoir simulation studies, secondary and enhanced oil recovery, SWD permitting and site evaluation, unitization, and database management, as well as litigation, expert witness, and court's expert.

It serves individual oil and gas producers; small, large, and major independent oil and gas companies; accounting and legal firms; financial institutions; government agencies; property and royalty owners; and international organizations and state courts in the United States and internationally.

Platt, Sparks & Associates Consulting Petroleum Engineers, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is based in Austin, Texas. The Company was acquired by FTI Consulting, Inc on October 31, 2014, and currently operates under the name FTI Consulting Platt Sparks, LLC.


This person will be a member of a team providing geological, geophysical and petroleum engineering related services to our clients. This position will expose the successful applicant to a wide variety of work assignments, including:
Geologic and geophysical subsurface mapping
Reservoir estimations and evaluations
Induced seismicity studies
Geoscience support related to petroleum engineering projects

BS degree in Geology, Geophysics, or related field; MS degree is a plus
0-5 years' experience
Experience on the I.H.S. Kingdom software platform or other interpretation software
Coursework or experience in rock mechanics/geomechanics is a plus
Coursework or experience in hydrology is a plus
Coursework or experience in seismic data and log interpretation is a plus
Demonstrated verbal communication and technical presentation skills
Strong technical writing skills
Computer proficient (must have proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and excellent spreadsheet skills
Knowledge of GIS a plus
Team player and technical contributor

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