Lead Geophysicist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor Brasil Energia Lt
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted June 4, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Rio de Janeiro, RJLead geophysical activities for field appraisal, development and production;Coordinate data acquisition strategy, follow-up and QC of seismic data acquisition and processing;Maximize use of geophysical data and ensure excellence in deliverables of the geophysical discipline by engaging with partners and internal and external experts;Initiate and coordinate geophysical technical studies;Provide complete evaluation of seismic data including 3D seismic interpretation, well to seismic correlation, velocity model building, time to depth conversion, quantitative and qualitative analysis and uncertainty evaluation;Integrate rock physics analysis;AVO analysis seismic attributes analysis and seismic;Interpretation to support reservoir characterization;Ensure integration with other subsurface; disciplines while providing input to geomodel and well planning in a carbonate reservoir framework;Represent company in technical meetings with Partners or other external stakeholder;Prepare and revise reports for government; authorities and for internal documentation in English and Portuguese;Safety and compliance management of geophysics related contracts;Mentor and provide guidance for less experienced staff;Contribute to digitalization and simplification initiative.
QualificationsMinimum 10 years’ experience with project development and production;Proficient on carbonate seismic interpretation. Experience with pre-salt seismic interpretation is an advantage;Higher education at MSc or PhD level in geophysics preferred. Relevant work experience; with proven high-impact deliveries can compensate.Experience as an Operator is an advantage;This position requires strong technical skills, ability to work well with others and a desire to make a difference;Working knowledge in OpenWorks and Petrel is an advantage;Experience within the following topics is also an advantage:Innovative Geophysics;4D seismic;Seismic acquisition and processing support;Carbonate geoscience;Well planning;Rock physics and quantitative interpretation;Uncertainty analysis.
Personal QualitiesProactive by nature, takes initiative and has ability to work independently;Strong focus on digital initiatives and solutions;Embraces cooperation with others;Ability to drive and lead processes through close interaction with team and other relevant organizational units;Ability to handle a high work load and tight deadlines when needed. Performs well under pressure when it really counts;Ability to create network and utilize the broader Equinor organization to achieve desired results;Creative, independent and flexible. Comfortable working in a multicultural business environment;Team player who works and communicates across disciplinary borders;Ability to take and give constructive feedback;Good communication skills and strong command of the English and Portuguese language, both oral and written.
We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

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