Passive Seismic PDF in Calgary, Canada

at ExxonMobil
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted June 25, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Job description You will work in a multidisciplinary team to enhance and optimize the surveillance capabilities for the Cold Lake field.
Examples of specific job responsibilities:

Lead various studies in support of Imperial’s monitoring of in-situ heavy oil production, as part of the Passive Seismic team
Collaborate with Operations, Reservoir Engineering, Subsurface Engineering and other teams
Analyze and provide solutions for automatic detection and classification of events reflected in the micro-seismic data
Develop real-time prediction capability for operations monitoring,  leveraging micro-seismic and other production surveillance data
Interacting effectively with research affiliates at Imperial Oil and ExxonMobil
Communicate results and recommendations to technical team and management
Documenting results in a format that facilitates protection of any intellectual property that may arise

Qualifications Academic:

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Geoscience/Seismology, or a related Engineering discipline


Excellent programming skills – must have prior experience with high-level programming languages such as MATLAB or Python
Advanced skills in signal processing, time-series analysis and data analytics
Familiar with statistical and Machine Learning methodologies for classification, regression and clustering
Understands the assumptions and pros/cons of different Machine Learning techniques
Prior experience with toolboxes for Machine Learning in MATLAB/Python
Experience in seismic data processing and/or seismology is highly desirable
Effective written and oral communication skills
Ability to rapidly prototype and evaluate new research ideas
Proven ability to innovate and work independently
Outstanding academic performance and demonstrated research skills through an innovative Ph.D. research thesis
Eligible for and willing to apply for NSERC Industrial Fellowship and/or Alberta Ingenuity Research Fellowship
To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application

Start date: Q3 2018
Work term: 2 year term
Location: Calgary, AB
Who we are A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.
Other considerations

For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Eligibility to work in Canada
Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. Proof of eligibility must be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence or work permit (for additional information, see Document must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided).  Work permit must be valid for the duration of the term. Proof of eligibility is required if an offer is made. Failure to provide the appropriate documentation within a reasonable timeframe (generally 6 weeks prior to your start date) may result in the offer being rescinded or a delay in your start date.
Application deadline: July 13, 2018
Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.
In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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