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Geologist

locationCalgary, AB, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 3 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in less than 4 weeks
Geologist
Full time
6 - 10 years

About Us

SECURE is a leading Waste Management and Energy Infrastructure business headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Our extensive infrastructure network located throughout western Canada and North Dakota includes Waste Management Facilities, Industrial Landfills, Pipeline Operations, Metals & Mining, and Specialty Chemicals, Energy Infrastructure include Blending & Facility Supply and Trading & Storage.

Our number one goal every day is to go home safe. Like our values state, working the SECURE way starts with working safely. Safety is the cornerstone of our culture, because if we are not safe, nothing else matters.

Your Opportunity at SECURE Energy

As our Geologist, you will be responsible for providing geological expertise and supporting SECURE’s current and future disposal assets. You will also provide analysis and technical support through comprehensive geological evaluations, which include geological data gathering, analysis of well logs, geological mapping, preparation of cross-sections, completion of offset well analysis, core analysis, and leading petrophysical and geophysical analyses.

This role is based out of Calgary, Alberta

The Team

The Geologist will work as part of an integrated Well Operations and Geology team. The support will benefit day-to-day well operations, cavern development, acquisitions and divestitures, regulatory and drilling & completions.

Work Environment

Full time position based in an office environment.

A Day in The Life

The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

Geological and Mapping

  • Demonstrate high proficiency in mapping tools to effectively represent geologic cases.
  • Support the well operations team in evaluating new well opportunities.
  • Prepare new well/cavern opportunity mapping and presentations.
  • Build and interpret well-log cross-sections.
  • Prepare geological disposal case for regulatory submissions.

Well Drilling and Comp

  • Support well drilling programs.
  • Generate scope and estimates for all geology related expertise or equipment required to advance geologic analyses.
  • Determine requirement for and oversee additional geophysical or petrophysical support.
  • Contribute to well completions to bring on new wells/zones, including; assessment of caprock for zonal isolation, formation top selection, logging, coring and lab work;
  • Source and supervise required geological expertise to support drilling operations.
  • Design and analyze well tests to confirm reservoir characteristics.
  • Liaise with CoreLab for core viewing.

Downhole Engineering

  • Define potential for new wells or caverns through demonstrated geological expertise.
  • Contribute to troubleshooting well performance issues.
  • Evaluate potential for well recompletions;
  • Provide geological basis for regulatory applications and associated information requests.

Departmental Support

  • Support geological evaluation of acquisition or divestment candidates.
  • Support troubleshooting and correction of operational issues with mapping software and associated tools.
  • Provide mapping services to corporate groups as required.

Skills, Experience, & Qualifications

The individual in this role will have:

  • Geologist with a minimum of a B.Sc. in Geology (or equivalent).
  • 5-10 years of related experience for a Geologist (including: wells/caverns; drilling/completions and workovers)
  • APEGA membership
  • Highly functional in mapping tools such as GeoScout to generate comprehensive mappings.
  • Log Analysis, DST Interpretation and Core analyses interpretation.
  • Solid understanding of government submissions for the provincial regulatory agencies.
  • Sample and Core Descriptions.
  • Field experience as a site geologist and/or an Oil and Gas Producer would be an asset.
  • Advanced computer skills – Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Ability to travel to field locations occasionally.

The following are considered assets in this role:

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Work effectively independently and in a team environment.
  • High level of integrity and honesty
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships (with both internal and external clients)

What’s in it for you:

At SECURE, we focus on opportunities for growth and improvement; for our employees, our customers, our partners, and the communities we operate in. We are an energetic team, driven by the needs of our customers, and we care about making a meaningful contribution. We strive to attract, retain, and motivate employees by offering a competitive compensation package that recognizes employee contributions and performance.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer:

  • Competitive industry wages, and compensation programs which includes:
  • Employer paid benefits: health, dental & more
  • Health care spending account
  • Employee wellness program
  • Employee savings plans
  • Career progression
  • A competitive employee referral program
  • Industry leading safety standards
  • Community investment initiatives https://www.secure-energy.com/community-investment

We believe our team’s strength comes from our diversity.

Every SECURE employee has a right to feel safe and welcome. We pride ourselves on being respectful workplace where all employees have equal access to opportunity and support. 

We are a trusted partner. We extend those same efforts outside of the organization through our respectful engagement with our diverse base of stakeholders in the communities in which we operate.

Applicants are not assessed on the grounds of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical handicap. Our operations span across Canada and the United States and we actively seek out a wide range of applicants for both field operations and office roles.

Qualifications

Education

Required

Bachelors or better in Geological Science or related field.

Bachelors or better in Geology or related field.

Bachelors or better in Geophysics or related field.

Experience

Required

5-10 years:

Experience with Sample and core descriptions

5-10 years:

Government submissions for Provincial regulatory agencies

5-10 years:

Experience with log analysis, DST Interpretation and Core analyses interpretation

5-10 years:

Experience with mapping tools such as GeoScout

5-10 years:

Experience with wells/caverns; drilling/completions and workovers

Required education level

  • Bachelor's degree 

Years of experience

  • 6 - 10 years
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