Project Geoscientist – Stratigrapher (Micropalaeontologist) in Llandudno, United Kingdom

at CGG
Location Llandudno, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 23, 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
Working with a regional team, cross regionally (as and when required) alongside the Chief Micropalaeontologist, the successful candidate will undertake microfossil slide (picked residue) analysis, provide geological interpretations, research and training on within the area of stratigraphy related to oil and gas exploration on behalf of internal and external clients.
You will contribute to projects, undertaking micropalaeontological (picked residue) analysis of samples, either in the office or at wellsite using, using a range of techniques and processes relating to the areas of Stratigraphy and Micropalaeontology.
You will be expected to review geological and biostratigraphic data and provide interpretations and correlations (predominantly within software such as Stratabugs and ODM / IC), while independently generating and interpreting data and preparing professional reports related to Stratigraphy and Micropalaeontology.
The Project Geoscientist will also contribute to client meetings, present internally and externally at conferences and may be required to assist in the delivery of training programmes.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a regional multidiscipline team, delivering world class consultancy services to our clients.
The ideal candidate must be educated to degree level (MSc or PhD) in Micropaleontology, with proven experience, preferably within Oil and Gas consultancy.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written with excellent presentation skills are required in this position.
Fantastic Microsoft office skills, IT literacy and English language skills are paramount to the role, with experience of writing technical reports being a high priority. Excellent Stratabug experience is essential as well as knowledge and use of ODM/IC, Arc or databasing being advantageous.
Other language skills would also be an advantage.
Additional Information
There may also be a requirement to undertake on location work such as at wellsite. This role will require international travel to some extent, and direct interaction with clients.
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.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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