Junior Geoscientist

For over 50 years we have been the leading energy consulting firm, providing best-in-class geoscience, reservoir engineering, advisory and evaluation services for the energy industry.

Our team of geoscientists and reservoir engineers have evaluated assets and technologies around the world in various conventional and unconventional plays from conventional oil and gas to shale plays, oil sands, geothermal, hydrogen, lithium and carbon capture utilization, and storage.

About the Role

GLJ Ltd. is looking for a Junior Geoscientist or Geoscientist-in-Training to join our geological evaluations group.

As a Jr. Geoscientist you will collaborate directly with senior geoscientists, engineers and business professionals in a diverse range of energy projects including oil and gas reserves evaluations. These projects and evaluations are crucial to support corporate financing or property transactions in the industry. This is a great opportunity to work with a collaborative team that takes pride in delivering successful outcomes for our clients.

The successful applicant will be involved in a wide range of projects, and will be responsible for:

  • Providing technical support for a wide range of projects for GLJ’s clients, including: subsurface mapping, wireline log analysis, and geocellular model construction of various subsurface environments and lithologies.
  • Proactively engage in maintaining client relationships through email, phone calls and meeting with clients.
  • Involvement in the preparation of technical reports for our clients for annual oil and gas reserve and resource disclosure, techno-economic studies, integrated studies, emerging energy technology and sustainability studies.
  • Collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team to provide trusted technical advisory to our clients.

Your Qualifications

Consideration will only be given to applicants with a BSc. in Geology/Geosciences with APEGA status (P.Geo or GIT status) who are legally able to work in Canada.  What we are looking for:

  • A recent graduate from a Geosciences program (<5 years experience).
  • Eligible for registration with APEGA as a Geoscientist-in-Training.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with a curiosity to understand the complexities of the problem at hand.
  • A strong ability to visualize data with a desire to work with large or complex datasets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Previous experience in the oil & gas or emerging energy industries, writing of technical reports and giving presentations to multi-disciplinary groups is considered an asset.
  • Some experience with industry software such as GeoScout, Accumap, Petrel, ArcGIS and petrophysical software is preferred.

Value Added Skills

  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment within cross functional teams and effectively engage others in support of multiple projects and initiatives
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (additional language abilities are considered an asset)
  • Excellent organizational, time-management and workload prioritization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple demands with high attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and communication abilities
  • Has a positive proactive attitude with a strong work ethic and the proven ability to work within a team environment

Why You Should Join Our Team

  • Work on many different geological projects both domestic and globally
  • Top tier benefits package, including a generous Health Spending Account
  • Competitive compensation and bonus program
  • Support for training and professional development.
  • Dress for your day – a casual yet professional environment
  • Ability to contribute to a dynamic organization with large growth ambitions

Work Location

  • Calgary Office

How to apply:

Apply via email at: hiring@gljpc.com with cover letter, resume and transcripts (for recent graduates with <2 years of experience).

Please ensure that your documents are in PDF format, with the following naming convention:


To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions by the provided dates.

 Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Posting will close on June 16, 2024 11:59pm