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Senior Geoscientist

Senior Geoscientist

Job Details
Experience: 10-15 years
Education: Post Secondary Degree
Type: Full-time
Posted: January 11th
Closes: January 25th
Midnight (GMT -07:00)
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About Sproule

Sproule is a global energy consulting firm providing technical and commercial knowledge to help clients discover value from energy resources around the world. Sproule is anchored by deep geoscience, engineering and operational expertise combined with a strong commercial understanding of energy markets. We help exploration and production companies, financial institutions, and governments accurately characterize subsurface opportunities and increase shareholder confidence through independent economic evaluations of resources.

The Position

Sproule is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Senior Geoscientist to join our global Reservoir Services team. The position provides the opportunity to build upon your geology and petrophysics experience with exposure to a broad range of clients including exploration and production companies, financial institutions and governments throughout the world. Occasional travel to other Sproule offices, for client meetings, presentations and conferences may be required.


The Senior Geoscientist’s responsibilities will include:

  • Working both independently on projects as well as within a multi-disciplinary geographically dispersed team on client project work;
  • Working in teams with other engineers and geoscientists (with various levels of experience) to complete reserve and resource evaluations, integrated reservoir studies, strategic advisory projects, data-room and due diligence interventions;
  • Working with Canadian and international clients;
  • Acting as project leader and overseeing project scope, timelines and budget;
  • Contributing to team knowledge;
  • Presenting Sproule’s technical opinions to clients;
  • Representing Sproule in business development visits and meetings; and
  • Presenting at conferences and webinars on behalf of Sproule.

Required Technical Qualifications & Experience

  • 10-15 years of varied petroleum geoscience experience;
  • Have a geoscience degree or equivalent;
  • Possess extensive experience in both clastic and carbonate deposits in Canada and worldwide;
  • Have good understanding of geophysical and engineering aspects of reserves and resources evaluation;
  • Have solid experience in volumetric evaluations, applying deterministic and probabilistic methods;
  • Have a strong knowledge of and ability to conduct a petrophysical evaluation;
  • Have strong computer and program literacy in geology/geoscience and petrophysical software. Knowledge of several geological software packages is a plus; and
  • Have APEGA professional designation or be eligible to obtain it.

Additional Preferred Experience

  • Prior experience in a consulting environment;
  • Experience with screening reservoirs of various types for gas or CO2 storage, or enhanced oil recovery;
  • Experience with assessing caprock and trap quality, determining reservoir capacity, and characterizing reservoir quality as it relates to injectivity;
  • Experience in integrated reservoir studies and literacy in geomodelling software is an asset;
  • Additional specialization such as hydrogeology, sedimentology, data analytics etc. is a plus.

Non-technical Required Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with team members and clients virtually and in person;
  • Ability to discuss technical matters in a clear and articulate manner;
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage your own time and deliver to tight project timelines;
  • Self-motivated individual focused on business development and client success;
  • Demonstrates a high degree of reliability and accountability;
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced professional services environment.

Application deadline: January 25th, 2023