Graduate Petroleum Advisor in Wellington City, New Zealand

at New Zealand Government
Location Wellington City, New Zealand
Date Posted September 29, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


We have an exciting opportunity for a graduate to be part of our Petroleum and Minerals team regulatory team.
Passionate about the responsible economic development of New Zealand's natural resources?
Do you enjoy fast paced, dynamic work environments?
Exciting career progression opportunities
Wellington CBD location

The Graduate Petroleum Advisor works in the Petroleum & Minerals team with the support and mentoring of senior staff to critically evaluate information for oil and gas fields to ensure industry best practices are being applied and production is being maximized by balancing.
This is a key role in supporting the work of the team and the Managers in a range of activities including application evaluation, compliance monitoring, data management and project related tasks. The role holder will also be expected to work across the branch with other teams as needed.
Skills and Experience

Knowledge and understanding of the exploration life cycle, the “petroleum system model” and the techniques, approaches and science used to find oil and gas and/or have a good understanding of oil and gas field development concepts and extraction techniques, reservoir evaluation techniques and reserves calculation
Ability to think through ambiguous and conflicting requirements and solve problems pragmatically, effectively and promptly
Ability to work with flexibility and to adapt quickly to change.
Excellent written and oral presentation skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to use logic to follow and improve processes


A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline

Please note, to be considered for the role, you must have legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
How to apply
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to the application page. From here you can upload your CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
Please email Fi Sanderson on if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 14 October 2018.

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