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Job: Geothermal Reservoir Engineer/ Modeller – Mercury, NZ

Ngatamariki plant in construction, November 2012, New Zealand (source: Mighty River Power)
Parker O'Halloran 18 Sep 2017

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Geothermal Reservoir Engineer in Rotorua.

ROTORUA // RESERVOIR ENGINEER/MODELLER

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Geothermal Reservoir Engineer to work with the leading geothermal geoscience team in our Rotorua office.  As a Reservoir Engineer you will plan and execute the surveillance program, optimize fuel supply and injection performance, perform resource forecasting, and prepare and implement reservoir management plans.  In addition, you will perform numerical modelling, geothermal field planning/evaluation, including field management to ensure long-term sustainable use.

Key accountabilities of this role are:

Report on field monitoring, resource assessment, and management
Propose and oversee well/reservoir surveillance program
Develop, test, calibrate and review numerical models
Characterise resource performance and behaviour using numerical modelling software (e.g.:  wellbore/reservoir models, pressure transient analysis, etc.)
Provide technical support to reservoir projects with significant financial impact
Foster a dynamic team culture which is based on Mercury’s organisation values
For the successful candidate, numbers will come naturally to you.  You will be a high performer, who is self-motivated, curious and a quick learner, who can successfully operate within a team environment.  A tertiary qualification is required in engineering, applied mathematics, physics or equivalent.  Post graduate qualifications would be advantageous, as would any skills in numerical or financial modelling and programming. ( Python would be a great advantage ) VBA, MatLab or C++.  Some travel to geothermal fields will be required, as such a valid driver’s licence is a requirement for this role.

The successful candidate will have 5+ years of experience in geothermal reservoir engineering.

We want people to join Mercury who embrace our Attitude – a combination of three powerful elements that work together:

JOB DETAILS

REFERENCE: # 13024
POSTED: 14 SEP 2017
CLOSING: 01 OCT 2017 17:00
LOCATION: ROTORUA
EXPERTISE: ENGINEERING, GEOTHERMAL
JOB LEVEL: EXPERIENCED
WORK TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME

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