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Organization Overview:

ESG Solutions

Industry Sector: Other / Autre

Organization Description:

Engineering Seismology Group (ESG Solutions) specializes in solving engineering problems using integrated solutions based on passive seismicity, geomechanics and reservoir/mine design criteria. ESG is a rapidly growing global operation with products and services implemented worldwide. They are recognized as world leaders in the field of industrial microseismic monitoring. Please visit the ESG website at for more information.

Job Listing #440

Seismologist • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 18 Jan 2018

Application Deadline: 28 Feb 2018

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: Other / Autre

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Pay Rate: Salary / Salaire OVER 55,001

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

The Innovation Technology Group (ITG), is seeking Earthquake Seismologists with strong mathematical backgrounds and experience in applying seismic source models to work in the area of Induced Seismicity and Microseismics. The group’s objectives include the application of standard earthquake source models to seismic signals as related to the extraction of oil and gas (hydraulic fractures) in the petroleum industry and to the extraction of minerals underground in the mining industry. Characteristic understanding of signal quality, source volume behavior and path effects in anisotropic conditions are examined as part of the R&D efforts.

The successful candidate will be working within a team environment, including the engineering and software groups, to provide integrated solutions from data recording to data interpretation/analysis. They will be expected to publish and present their research at conferences, workshops, and to clients. The position will be located at ESG Solutions head office in Kingston, ON Canada


  • PhD in Geophysics, Seismology or related field.
  • Minimum Post-Doc experience of 1-2 years preferred but not necessary.
  • Evidence of critical thinking and technical writing required (publications).
  • Knowledge of Python, MATLAB, Fortran, C++ and/or other programming languages an asset.
  • Ability to travel throughout North America and internationally.

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