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Project Geoscientist – Stratigrapher (Micropalaeontologist)

Mon 24 September 2018

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GeoConsulting Robertson – Europe Regional team
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Senior Project Supervisor / Regional Manager




Our Company

In all environments, we acquire process and interpret surveys that provide our clients with a comprehensive understanding of their subsurface targets and geological settings. We deliver our unique expertise in geoscience technology and project management through our three complementary business activities: Equipment, Acquisition and GGR (Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir).


Job Profile

Working with a regional team, cross regionally (as and when required) alongside the Chief Micropalaeontologist, the successful candidate will undertake microfossil slide (picked residue) analysis, provide geological interpretations, research and training on within the area of stratigraphy related to oil and gas exploration on behalf of internal and external clients.


You will contribute to projects, undertaking micropalaeontological (picked residue) analysis of samples, either in the office or at wellsite using, using a range of techniques and processes relating to the areas of Stratigraphy and Micropalaeontology.


You will be expected to review geological and biostratigraphic data and provide interpretations and correlations (predominantly within software such as Stratabugs and ODM / IC), while independently generating and interpreting data and preparing professional reports related to Stratigraphy and Micropalaeontology.

The Project Geoscientist will also contribute to client meetings, present internally and externally at conferences and may be required to assist in the delivery of training programmes.


This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a regional multidiscipline team, delivering world class consultancy services to our clients.


Required Education and Experience:


The ideal candidate must be educated to degree level (MSc or PhD) in Micropaleontology, with proven experience, preferably within Oil and Gas consultancy.


Good communication skills, both verbal and written with excellent presentation skills are required in this position.


Fantastic Microsoft office skills, IT literacy and English language skills are paramount to the role, with experience of writing technical reports being a high priority. Excellent Stratabug experience is essential as well as knowledge and use of ODM/IC, Arc or databasing being advantageous.


Other language skills would also be an advantage.


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