Monday, August 29, 2016

New Zealand: Job Opportunity at Wairakei Geothermal Plant

Vacancy: Reservoir Modeling Engineer

Contact Energy, Wairakei, Taupo, New Zealand

This is your opportunity to work within our team of leading geothermal industry professionals.  Our Geothermal Resources team, explore, develop and manage geothermal resources to ensure their long term sustainable use.  As the Reservoir Modelling Engineer you will develop and use geothermal reservoir models to provide insight into future reservoir performance. We are looking for someone who can take the lead and further enhance our reservoir modelling capability.

Key responsibilities of this role include promoting the use of geothermal reservoir modelling tools across the Geothermal Resources and Development team and interacting with contractors providing specialist geothermal reservoir modelling services to ensure that their outputs are appropriate to meet Contacts requirements.  Your expertise will provide guidance to system management and our future geothermal investment strategy.

The successful candidate will have strong analytical and research skills with the ability to initiate discussion based on findings.  You will be someone who has an advanced understanding of geothermal reservoir modelling techniques with skills and experience in commercially available modelling tools such as (TOUGH2, MULGraph, PetaSim, PyTOUGH, ARANZ Geo, etc).  You will be degree qualified and a relevant post-graduate qualification in Engineering, Geoscience or Applied Mathematics is highly desirable.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 12th September 2016.

For more information e-mail or call Jenny MacDonald on 04 462 1163.

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