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Career Opportunities at Advanced Geotechnology
Advanced Geotechnology is a multi-disciplinary consulting and software division in Weatherford undertaking a wide range of petroleum geomechanics projects for a world-wide clientele. We are currently seeking dynamic, skilled professionals to work in a fast-paced environment delivering top quality results to our clients. We offer challenging career opportunities for individuals who are confident self-starters wanting to make a difference.

Several positions are available in Calgary, Alberta which offers an unparalleled work and recreational setting with a thriving energy industry and a growing high tech community.

For our permanent full-time professional positions, we provide a competitive salary and benefits package, an extended health care and dental plan, training opportunities, and more.  We currently have the following openings:
 

Petroleum or Geological Engineer (2+ yr)
 
We are currently seeking a junior to intermediate level petroleum or geological engineer to work on diverse petroleum geomechanics consulting projects in its Calgary office.  The successful candidate for this position will support a variety of projects for complex well design, thermal enhanced oil recovery, hydraulic fracture stimulation, unconventional gas reservoir characterization,  reservoir monitoring, arctic oil and gas development, and subsurface liquids and solids waste disposal.
 
The ideal candidate will possess a well-rounded geotechnical skill set including experience in several of the following:  engineering geology, petroleum engineering, theoretical and practical rock and soil mechanics, numerical simulation, field instrumentation, core and log analysis, and geotechnical laboratory testing. 
 
Applicants should have the following minimum qualifications:
  1. B.Sc. in Geotechnical, Petroleum, Mining or Geological Engineering,
  2. 2+ years industry experience,
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  4. Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status in Canada preferred, however foreign citizens eligible for a temporary work permit in Canada will also be considered,
  5. Registered with or eligible for registration with APEGGA,
  6. Self-starter, motivated and able to work independently.
If you meet the requirements of this position and have been looking for this type of career challenge please send your resume in confidence to careers@advgeotech.com and clearly state in your cover letter any special skills you can bring to this position.  Only qualified applicants will be contacted.  No telephone calls please.
 
Geomechanical Modeling Engineer (5+ yr)
 
We are currently seeking a geomechanical modeling engineer to work in a dynamic consulting and software development environment delivering high quality results to our clients.  The successful candidate for this position will support a variety of consulting and research projects for complex well design, thermal enhanced oil recovery, hydraulic fracture stimulation, unconventional gas reservoir characterization, reservoir monitoring, arctic oil and gas development, and subsurface liquids and solids waste disposal.

The ideal candidate will possess a well-rounded geotechnical skill set including consulting and/or research experience in several of the following:  engineering geology, petroleum engineering, theoretical and practical rock and soil mechanics, numerical modeling (FLAC, UDEC, CMG STARS, CMG GEM, EXOTHERM, ABAQUS, ECLIPSE or other codes), field instrumentation, core and log analysis, and geotechnical laboratory testing.  Applicants should have the following qualifications:
  1. M.Eng., M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Geotechnical, Petroleum, Mining or Geological Engineering,
  2. Consulting or resource industry experience (summer, co-op or full time),
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  4. Project management and leadership skills,
  5. Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status in Canada preferred, however foreign citizens eligible for a temporary work permit in Canada will also be considered,
  6. Registered with, or eligible for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta as a member or member-in-training.
If you meet the requirements of this position and have been looking for this type of career challenge please send your resume in confidence to careers@advgeotech.com and clearly state in your cover letter any special skills you can bring to this position.  Only qualified applicants will be contacted.  No telephone calls please.
 
Petroleum Geomechanics Specialist (5-15 yr)

We are seeking a dynamic individual to develop and lead our company into new markets both in Canada and abroad. This position will appeal to experienced professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit who are seeking a new challenge and the opportunity to develop and grow a leading-edge technology company. Incentive-based remuneration and a significant management and marketing role will be part of this position.

The successful candidate for this position will lead or support a variety of consulting projects with Canadian and foreign oil and gas operators and service companies. The candidate should have international consulting experience and a well-rounded skill set including expertise in: petroleum engineering, geomechanical modeling, log analysis, laboratory testing, field instrumentation and project management.

Applicants must possess the following qualifications:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering, geology or geophysics,
  2. 5 to 15 years of experience in Petroleum Geomechanics with an oilfield consulting firm, service company or an oil and gas operator,
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  4. Project management and leadership skills,
  5. Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status in Canada, although well-qualified foreign applicants eligible to work in Canada will also be considered,
  6. Registered with or eligible for registration with APEGGA.
If you meet the requirements of this position and have been looking for this type of career challenge please send your resume in confidence to and clearly state in your cover letter any special skills you can bring to this position. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. No telephone calls please.
 
Short Term Contract Engineering Positions
 
Contract positions of 1 to 8 weeks duration are occasionally available in Calgary depending upon our project load. These positions may be ideal for a graduate student or recent B.Sc. graduate. We are currently interested in candidates possessing the following minimum qualifications:

 

  1. B.Sc. in Geological, Petroleum, Civil or Mining Engineering,
  2. Numerical modeling experience with FLAC or other geomechanical codes,
  3. Research or work experience in geomechanics or petroleum engineering,
  4. Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status in Canada.

Travel assistance may be available for candidates living outside of Calgary. Applicants are requested to send their resume to . Qualified applicants will be contacted by email. No telephone calls please.
 
 
 
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