Seismic Imaging Specialist Job Listing at BHP Billiton in Houston, TX
Energy, Metals & Mining
Seismic Imaging Specialist
Business / Project:
Full Time Regular (USA)
US - Texas - Houston
BHP Billiton is all about smart technology, innovation and great talent. If you want a challenging career and a chance to explore resource opportunities as well as your ambitions, we're the company for you. Think ahead. Think BHP Billiton.
Member of Seismic Processing and Imaging team. Responsible for technical management and project management of vendor work efforts in seismic processing, imaging, and modeling, with emphasis on depth imaging. Conduct planning, execution, and technical review activities for assigned projects, and contribute advice to other team member's projects. Share knowledge and help team to drive adoption of best practices in the application of seismic imaging technology across BHPB. Manage the relationships with the project teams for the assigned projects. Participate in/advise the development of the in-house seismic imaging, modeling, and analysis toolkit.
Quality of applied seismic processing and imaging technology. This includes: (1) time pre-processing including noise suppression, (2) velocity analysis and velocity model-building, (3) migration, and (4) ensuring fidelity of seismic amplitude and phase
- Project management of work efforts to achieve appropriate balance of quality, time, and cost given the business objectives of the project
BEHAVIOURAL & LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:
Assist and advise asset geoscientists with seismic processing and imaging and related applications;
Manage project budgets from ~ $10K – 1,000K's, and associated project timelines
Identify technology/workflow improvements, and recommend those that should be introduced and disseminated within BHPB.
- Develop and maintain networks and relationships with key persons, research bodies, professional associates etc in areas of seismic imaging technology.
AUTHORITY & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
- Reports to: Manager, Seismic Processing and Imaging
- Manager, Geoscience Operations
- Manager, Interpretive Velocity Model Building
- Manager, Geophyscial Operations
- Manager, Quantitative Interpretation
- Manager, Geophysical Technical Assurance
- Geoscience Specialists, Geoscience Function
- Project Team members, Exploration, Appraisal, Development, Production, & New Ventures
- IM Personnel
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Geophysics, Mathematics, or Physics
10 plus years professional experience
Significant knowledge and practical experience with theory underlying seismic processing and imaging
Project management skills
- Understanding of E&P business
- Fluent English
THINK OF THE OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN BHP BILLITON. THINK LOCAL. THINK GLOBAL.
With 38,000 employees working in more than 100 operations in approximately 25 countries, we represent the world's largest diversified resources company. We take our commitment to the communities in which we operate and do business in very seriously, and we are committed to operating safely and sustainably.
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26 Apr 2012 Central Standard Time
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