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

at CGG
Location Llandudno, United Kingdom
Date Posted February 21, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Role OverviewWorking with a regional team and alongside the Chief Stratigrapher, the successful candidate will undertake thin section micropalaeontological slide analysis, provide geological interpretations, research and training on behalf of oil and gas companies within the area of stratigraphy related to oil and gas exploration.The candidate must be able to contribute to projects using a range of techniques and processes relating to the areas of stratigraphy and micropalaeontology. Must have the ability to independently and accurately generate and interpret data and prepare professional reports related to their specific discipline either in the office or at wellsite locations.Principal AccountabilitiesTo independently undertake for clients, as required, thin section micropalaeontological analysis of samples, either in the office or at wellsite.Review of geological and biostratigraphic data and provide interpretations and correlations (predominantly within software such as Stratabugs and ODM / IC)Work independently, or as part of a team, on single-discipline or multi-disciplinary work/projectsIntegrate their data with others, as requiredIndependently and accurately generate and interpret data and prepare professional reports related to stratigraphy and micropalaeontologyDemonstrate understanding and knowledge of other technical disciplines and of wider CGG products and servicesContribute to client meetings; independently present both internally and externally at conferencesMay assist in delivering training programmesCoordination of projectsWillingness to travel at times required for business, including overseas and to wellsiteAttend training and development courses / workshops as deemed necessaryThere 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 clientsPerson SpecTeam player with ability to use own initiativeGood communication skills, both verbal and writtenGood presentation skillsReliable and conscientiousGreat attention to detailGood analytical skillsGood problem solving skillsGood forward planning skillsRemain calm in tense or challenging situationsKey CompetenciesTechnical ExpertiseStrategic Orientation – Customer focusPeople Orientation – Connecting with othersTeam Work – Alignment with Company interestPerformance Orientation – Results focusQualifications and ExperienceMSc or PhD in thin section micropalaeontology5 years’ industry experience - experience in oil and gas consultancy preferredPrevious wellsite experience preferredExperience of writing technical reportsExcellent Microsoft office skills & StratabugsEnglish language skillsOther language skills an advantageJob Type: Full-timeRequired education:Master's

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