Unemployment Rate Remains At 8.2 Percent

The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance, geology, engineering, law, etc.

Additionally, lots of exciting opportunities are opening up in various renewable energy sectors as technological advancements rapidly disrupt traditional utility business models. The energy efficiency business is also growing by leaps and bounds, as significant cost saving benefits associated with using less energy are an easy sell for most businesses.

With these issues in mind, Breaking Energy highlights a few interesting energy jobs on a weekly basis.

Reservoir Geophysicist

Shell; Houston, TX

The Integrated Reservoir Modeling Technologies team is offering a unique opportunity for a Reservoir Geophysicist in the established and experienced cross Atlantic XStream/Promise team. As a reservoir geophysics consultant, you will coordinate and steer the development of Best Practice workflows and the integration of new technologies relating to seismic constrained modeling with an emphasis on probabilistic seismic inversion. This important role will involve considerable interaction with various project teams to ensure delivery of quality software and accompanying workflows for the business. A key responsibility is interacting with R&D on algorithm development and proof of concept field trials. This position will provide the successful applicant with an excellent opportunity to broaden and deepen their knowledge of Reservoir Geophysics and Reservoir Modeling workflows, with the potential to gain global recognition for their capability in these area through extensive global networks.

If interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit the original posting.

Senior Solar PV Installer

Solar City; Santa Ana, CA

• Pulling inventory for each installation job
• Pre-assemble job components in the warehouse
• Layout and assembly of solar modules / array and mounting hardware
• Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment
• Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
• Document completion of completed installation
• Clean up of job site
• Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
• Additional duties required as needed

If interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit the original posting.

Real Time System Analyst

New York Power Authority; Gilboa, NY

The individual would assume systems engineer responsibilities for critical real time plant computer control systems including SCADA, EMS, and Automation Systems. Responsibilities will also extend to support systems such as archive and analysis systems, security access control and maintenance monitoring systems.

The individual will work with other engineers, operating staff, and departments to determine system requirements, data relationships, algorithms and programs to design and engineer secure and compliant solutions to collect/present data and to monitor and control electrical and machine elements of the electric grid systems to most efficiently support operation of the NYPA Power System to meet its short and long-term strategic goals. The individual may also work with and supervise contractors hired to perform major system projects related to plant modernization and enhancements.

If interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit the original posting.