Geoscientist – 2018 Graduate Scheme in Llandudno, United Kingdom

at CGG
Location Llandudno, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 3, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


In all environments, we acquire process and interpret surveys that provide our clients with a comprehensive understanding of their subsurface targets and geological settings. We deliver our unique expertise in geoscience technology and project management through our three complementary business activities: Equipment, Acquisition and GGR (Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir).
Job Description
Are you interested in working for a world leading Geoscience company?
CGG leads the geoscience industry by providing cutting-edge geological, geophysical and reservoir expertise to natural resource clients around the globe. To do so, we need world class Geoscience graduates!
Come and join us and be part of the CGG Equation.
Are you passionate about science and geology? Do you want to use your technical skills to solve real problems?
Our GeoConsulting Graduate Programme is looking for exceptional people with excellent analytical and problem solving skills, who will apply these skills to interpreting, compiling and synthesising geological and geophysical data.
We provide an advanced reservoir toolbox, specialized expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, and extensive experience in the major hydrocarbon basins around the world to help our clients qualify and quantify their reservoirs.
We are recognised leaders in our industry and our international teams are dedicated to solving our clients’ complex challenges
Technology & Innovation
We are looking for people with technical, analytical & exceptional problem solving skills to join our geoscience teams. Using your geoscience skills in an applied environment, you will learn to develop and apply the latest techniques to create state of the art interpretations.
We are a recognized leaders and your continual drive & creativity to develop our existing workflows and innovate new solutions, will ensure that we remain at the forefront of our business.
You will have an innate desire to keep learning and your curiosity will be satisfied through our comprehensive development programme and on the job training, in addition to the benefit of further self-led learning, from both internal and external sources.
Customer service
You will be a strong communicator with good intuition in order to understand our clients’ requirements and deliver projects that will exceed their expectations every time.
You will need to have a high level of integrity and initiative to keep solving our clients’ complex challenges, while still delivering on schedule.
We deal with many different clients, predominantly from the Oil and Gas sector. They all have different challenges with their data, which may be required for the exploration, development or production phase. We therefore need people who are able to build trust with a client; to understand their requirements, manage expectations and build professional relationships.
You will join a project based team in a flexible working environment in which you are encouraged daily to share ideas and problem solve in collaboration with your team.
We work together to meet our client’s expectations; knowledge sharing and continually evaluating our clients’ needs and expectations to ensure everyone contributes to delivering the highest quality results.
What does a Geoscientist do?
Working in a project focused team, you will be responsible for generating and interpreting geological and geophysical data; compiling and synthesizing results.
Using your geological and geophysical knowledge, in an applied environment, you will work in a multi discipline team and have responsibility for using a range of techniques and processes to contribute to and prepare professional reports.
Although you will have the opportunity to develop your scientific knowledge in the range of disciplines within our advanced reservoir toolbox, we are looking for individuals who have the desire to specialise in the following areas: Geochemistry Sedimentology Petroleum Geology Automineralogy Stratigraphy
Please state in your cover letter which area(s) you would like to be considered for.
We are looking for individuals who are intuitive, ask questions and will continuously seek to improve our interpretations and processes.
Our Graduate Programme requires individuals who can exhibit a collaborative approach to working and a proven ability to critically analyse scientific data and problems to reach solutions and conclusions.
You will have a degree in Geology, Geoscience or Geophysics, either at BSc, MSc or PhD level.
You will be expected to demonstrate your experience in data interpretation during the application and interview process and you will ideally, but not essentially, have some experience in an Oil and Gas consultancy.
Additional Information
Why choose CGG?
Learning and Development
Joining a company with a culture of learning and a world-class structured career development pathway, our graduates can develop their technical, commercial and personal skills for the future via a suite of internal courses led by our own CGG University.
We encourage you to take ownership of your development by identifying opportunities to further progress your own skills and experience.
CGG focuses on the strengths and talents of our people and develop learning opportunities that encourage development at every step of your career.
Global Reach
CGG operates on a global scale. You will be part of a worldwide network and have the opportunity to discover how a global business operates and interacts.
Work / Life Balance
CGG recognise the importance of work life balance and therefore, in addition to operating a flexible working week, we encourage and support a strong social community; through sports activities, monthly get togethers, charity fundraisers and annual events.
We have great Benefits
As well as a competitive salary and bonus scheme, CGG has flexible holiday allowance, pension scheme, private healthcare & dental and financial wellbeing assistance.
Working in an open plan office environment with dedicated social space, our employees are given the freedom to research innovative new ideas and processes, in addition to organising their working week, based on the needs of their projects and teams.
You will work with cutting edge technology and have the opportunity for continuous peer to peer learning.

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