Senior Geophysicist - Calgary, Canada

at Husky
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted May 18, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 15


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
Husky is currently looking for a Senior Geophysicist – Inversion Specialist.
The Senior Geophysicist - Inversion Specialist position represents a key technical position responsible for providing advanced quantitative seismic interpretation for the Heavy Oil & Gas BU with dotted line reporting and long term connection to the Geophysical Services Team. The incumbent will provide support for Heavy Oil projects employing a pro-active, collaborative approach to deliver quality products leveraging corporate best practices.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Delivery of individual inversion projects and adherence to team deadlines
  • Quantitative facies/lithology/fluid & structural prediction using a variety of seismic techniques
  • Contribute to evolution of corporate AVO/Inversion best practices
  • Mentoring and training of in-house staff for all aspects of Quantitative seismic interpretation


Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • BSc (Geoscience, Geophysics) is required
  • APEGA or other Provincial Organization is required
  • MSc or PhD (Geoscience, Geophysics) is an asset
  • Minimum 15 years of experience and demonstrated expert knowledge in Geophysics experience and industry experience
  • Expert proficiency with multiple forms of QI/AVO/Inversion techniques(pre-stack, post-stack, deterministic, stochastic, LMR)
  • Strong knowledge of geology with some exposure to Heavy Oil settings
  • Strong understanding of seismic survey design, seismic processing & well log analysis with advanced knowledge in AVO Compliance
  • Expert level QI/AVO/Inversion software  proficiency (e.g. Hampson-Russell or Jason)
  • Advanced proficiency in Seismic interpretation software (e.g. Petrel, SeisWare)
  • Advanced proficiency in 3D Seismic Visualization, Seismic Attribute Analysis
  • Demonstrated experience with Technical Mentorship & Training
  • Experience in Western Canada Heavy Oil areas is an asset

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