Seismic Analyst in Calgary, Canada

at CGG
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted July 9, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Calgary, ABCGG ( is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical, and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers.
Job Description
Start your career with a recognized leader in the geophysical industry. With CGG’s Subsurface Imaging team, you will learn to create accurate 3D images of the earths subsurface to help oil companies minimize drilling risks and improve the efficiency of oil and gas exploration. You will be trained to use knowledge of seismic data acquisition, wavelet processing, and velocity modeling. You will learn to experiment with various geophysical concepts using state-of-the-art imaging software and high-performance computing applications to ensure a high-quality product.
Working as part of a team of Seismic Analysts and Seismic Imagers, emphasis will be on managing day-to-day operations of large projects, providing optimal quality control, identifying problems, and defining ideal solutions. Our Imaging personnel also work closely with our Research and Software Development staff to develop new techniques and tools and collaborate with them to publish information about developing technologies.
Using advanced modeling techniques and cutting-edge data visualization tools, Seismic Analysts create and update seismic velocity models that closely represent subsurface geology. To this end, in addition to learning and applying advanced geophysical concepts, Seismic Imagers also have the opportunity to learn and develop expertise in geology and horizon interpretation.

Graduate (PhD or MSc.) degree in Physics, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or other related technical or engineering discipline
New graduate within the last 12 months
Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills
Innovative mindset
Highly motivated and eager to learn
Collaborative team player
Excellent attention to detail
Strong communication, organizational, and presentation skills
Experience with a UNIX environment preferred
Must have the legal right to live and work in Canada

Please note, the successful candidate will be required to temporarily relocate to Houston, Texas for the first 6 months to participate in the New Hire Training program in our regional head office.
Additional Information
Highly intelligent and motivated coworkers who are industry leaders in seismic imaging
Energetic and challenging-yet-fun work environment, full of imaging problems to be solved and technologies to be developed
Excellent training and mentorship programs
Competitive compensation with a quarterly, performance-based bonus program
Full health benefits and generous RRSP employer-matching program
Fully stocked break rooms, table tennis / billiards table and onsite gym facilities (fee required)
We take care of our biggest asset – our people!
I'm interested

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