Geological Technician

Calgary, Alberta
Application Deadline:
May 15, 2018 (or until position is filled)

Geological Technician (Contract 12-Month Term, Full Time)

We are seeking a geological technician to support our geosciences team. You are organized, work well in teams and have a diploma, certificate or equivalent work experience within the oil and gas industry. This is a full time contract position (filling a maternity leave) with the potential to transition into a permanent position.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the execution of consulting projects and multi-client studies
  • Provide assistance to the Discovery Digest team including: digitizing, data retrieval, building cross-sections, creating maps, LAS retrieval, display logs, etc.
  • Assist with metadata, archiving and other tasks on an as needed basis

To succeed in this position, you will require:

  •  Proficiency in geoSCOUT including user databases; familiarity with Geolog required. Familiarity with ArcGIS and AccuMap an asset but not required
  •  Understanding of database structures and relational frameworks
  •  Microsoft Office Excel and Word
  •  Oil and gas industry knowledge
  •  Knowledge of the stratigraphic column in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
  •  Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  •  Ability to communicate effectively, document work and meet project deadlines
  •  Diploma or certificate in a related discipline, or equivalent experience 

In return, we offer:

  • A unique and stimulating work environment, competitive compensation and career growth opportunities.

Application Deadline           

May 15, 2018 (or until position is filled)

Apply to:

Alison Lane, Human Resources, Canadian Discovery Ltd.  
500, 622 – 5 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 0M6

Canadian Discovery is an employee-owned company offering a unique and stimulating work environment, flexible hours and competitive compensation. For more information about our company, products and services, please visit:

Thank you to all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.