Team Lead Structural Geology in Perth, Australia

at Woodside Energy Ltd
Location Perth, Australia
Date Posted June 27, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


About Woodside

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About the Role:
The Team Lead Structural Geology role is an integral role to Geoscience. As a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Structural Geology, you will provide lead technical support and advice to Geoscientists across each stage of the value chain.

This role requires someone with significant experience in a similar role leading and maintaining the technical quality and standards of structural interpretations. Working autonomously, you will also help deliver technical solutions, using the latest technology, to the function.

This is a 2 year fixed-term role based in our Perth head office.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Undertake, supervise and assure seismic structural interpretations and structural fault-model construction
Provision of technical leadership and geological services under deployment from the Geoscience Function to support domestic and international activities
Deploy leading-edge concepts and technologies to deliver timely and fit-for-purpose Geoscience studies
Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with Woodside functional and asset teams
Introduce innovative technical solutions to the business incorporating the latest technology
Lead and maintain the technical quality and standards of structural interpretations across the organisation
Maintain links, knowledge sharing and contributions across Geoscience in addition to external authorities and research both locally and internationally
Accelerate development of technical capability in less experienced colleagues through coaching, development & deployment opportunities
Proactively engage with and/or lead communities of practice delivering functional excellence
Attend/present at knowledge-sharing forums and other key functional events

Skills & Experience:
A PhD or MSc in Structural Geology
Considerable experience within a similar role in the oil and gas industry
Advanced knowledge of geophysical and geological constraints supporting structural geology
Have proven knowledge and understanding of multiple basins globally, varied structural styles and depositional settings
Experience in seismic interpretation and subsurface mapping, ideally using the Petrel software
Recent experience in using industry standard software to deliver structural analysis (e.g. T7 (TrapTester), Move)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships both internally and externally

Recognition & Reward:
A career with Woodside is rewarding both personally and professionally. We offer:

Opportunities to undertake interesting work on world-class projects
A values-driven environment where working together is key
The opportunity to participate in voluntary initiatives in the community
Financial rewards that are linked to performance through an annual bonus
Above industry superannuation contributions
Industry leading 16-weeks paid parental leave

Diversity statement:
Woodside aspires to be an industry leader in diversity.

How to Apply:
Click APPLY ONLINE to submit your application. Closing date for applications is 2 July 2018, at 11.59pm AWST.

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