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Job: Geothermal Scientist, Auckland, NZ

Auckland from Mt Eden (Source: Flickr, CC, By: Harrison Gulliver)
Francisco Rojas 10 Aug 2015

An opportunity for a Geothermal Scientist to join Jacob's principal geothermal centre of excellence based in their Auckland office.

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services, including all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and speciality consulting. We serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. Our global network includes more than 200 offices in more than 25 countries, with operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa and Asia.

We currently have an opportunity for a Geothermal Scientist to join our principal geothermal centre of excellence based in our Auckland office. Reporting to the Geoscientific Team Leader, you will be responsible for undertaking a broad range of technical work relating to the geoscientific evaluation and reporting of geothermal resources being explored or developed for power generation. Your experience providing broad geology, geochemistry and geophysics support and specialist expertise in one of these disciplines from initial resource appraisal and exploration through to resource development and operation will be highly regarded.

This position requires you to have a well developed analytical and technical report writing skills. Self motivation and the ability to deliver project work in a team environment on time and within budget, programme and quality requirements is sought after. A familiarity with geothermal resource assessment techniques including demonstrated experience with the collation and manipulation of geoscientific data are critical to success in this role. Strong computer skills and experience in the use of industry software such as Leapfrog, Surfer, Strater and ArcGIS will also be an advantage.

You will be keen to travel overseas for exploration field work, sometimes in remote locations.

In addition, you will possess relevant tertiary qualifications in geology, geochemistry, or geophysics, and have at least 3 years geothermal industry experience.

For further information please apply through the following links.