Senior Energy Geoscientist

Energy
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is one of the world’s most respected energy and civil services consultancies. They have a requirement for a Senior Energy Geoscientist to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This role is located in Epsom, Glasgow or London. Job...

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Job description

Our client is one of the world’s most respected energy and civil services consultancies. They have a requirement for a Senior Energy Geoscientist to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This role is located in Epsom, Glasgow or London.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Your day-to-day role may include the following activities:  

- Acting as Technical Lead and checker for Marine Geoscience, Offshore Ground Modelling and Marine Geophysics related projects.  

- Leading the integration of marine geoscience datasets (e.g., bathymetry, seismic reflection data, geotechnical data, etc.) for the development of ground models.  

- Leading the interpretation of seismic reflection survey data (SBP, SUHRS and MUHRS).  

- Loading and QC of offshore geophysical survey data.  

- Interpretation of borehole, CPT and vibrocore data.  

- Geohazard Identification and Evaluation.  

- Ground model reporting.  

- GIS based analysis of geophysical, geospatial and geotechnical data and data management.  

- Mentoring of junior team members in marine geoscience and offshore ground modelling workflows.

Requirements

- A strong academic background with a relevant degree (ideally MSc or equivalent) with geophysics and marine geoscience content.  

- Strong applied background and experience in Marine Geology, Geoscience and/or Geophysics.  

- Experience of acting as a Marine Geoscientist or Marine Geoscientist in a related field, such as offshore renewables, offshore geophysical survey, research or O&G.  

- Understanding of offshore geophysical data types including sidescan sonar, magnetometer, sub-bottom profiler and ultra-high resolution seismic.  

- Ability to interpret shallow seismic reflection data, including seismic facies analysis and sequence stratigraphy. Willingness to mentor junior staff members in seismic interpretation workflows.  

- Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  

- Strong ability to assess complex geological problems and understanding of Quaternary regional geological processes.  

- Strong ability to communicate the rationale for interpretations.  

- Understanding of the integration and interpretation of CPT, borehole and vibrocore data into geological ground models.  

- Excellent interpersonal and technical skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team on offshore 3D ground modelling projects.  

- Experience in the use of seismic interpretation software.  

- Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work.  

 

The following qualities are desirable:  

 

- Doctoral degree or equivalent experience is an advantage.  

- Experience or academic background in the geology of glaciated terrains and glacial depositional environments.  

- Experience in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software (ArcGIS, QGIS or similar).  

- Working towards chartership with the Geological Society of London (GSL).  

- Experience in the use of IHS Kingdom or DUG Insight software.  

- Experience of planning, scoping and specification of marine geophysical and/or geotechnical site investigations.  

- Experience in carrying out offshore geophysical and geotechnical surveys.

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