Senior Land Seismic Geophysicist in Houston, United States

at Chevron
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted October 8, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Senior Land Seismic Geophysicist, located in Houston, Texas, through November 8, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID # 394987
The position requires an individual that has extensive experience in the development and application of advanced geophysical methods in land seismic processing for conventional and unconventional assets worldwide. 
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

Act as Key Advisor to Chevron Management, Asset teams, Research and Development (R&D), and Internal Services in the appropriate development, deployment and integration of advanced geophysical methods in land seismic processing.
Develop innovative solutions to improve subsurface understanding by integrating earth science, drilling and reservoir engineering data.
Provide quality assurance of seismic processing projects at external suppliers and continually evaluate and monitor their capabilities.
Partner with Chevron R&D and service teams in the strategic development and deployment of proprietary technology and workflows in land seismic processing and imaging.
Mentor technical staff in land seismic processing methods.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Earth Sciences or relevant geoscience discipline.
Minimum of 10 years of direct experience in land seismic processing, velocity modeling and imaging.
Demonstrated knowledge in seismic processing and imaging with a focus on land, including acquisition, statics, noise attenuation, velocity modeling, converted wave imaging, depth imaging and reservoir properties from seismic. 
Project Management: Experienced in project controls, including effective work planning, risk assessment, contingency plans, contract management, and demonstrated business acumen.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, effectively communicates across diverse scientific and technical disciplines (Geophysics, Geology, Geomechanics, Reservoir Engineering).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Earth Science or relevant geoscience discipline.
Demonstrated experience leading technical teams or initiatives in seismic processing for Unconventional Assets with recent experience in the Permian Basin
Knowledge of industry suppliers in land seismic processing

Relocation Options:
Relocation may be considered within Chevron’s parameters.
International Considerations:
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.
Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:
Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.
Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

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