Meteorologist

In Houston

Full time


 

 

A Meteorologist is a weather forecaster who provides timely and accurate weather information to clients within company objectives.  Usually specializes for a specific vertical within Houston Operations, but can also be asked to be a generalist. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

·       Responsible for quality, accurate and professional weather forecasts and alerts while maintaining required ISO 9001 quality standards as written in the relevant vertical Quality Standards document.

  • Effectively respond to clients’ requests via phone calls or emails, whether a scheduled daily briefing or a special short-notice discussion initiated by the client.   
  • Initialize and analyse weather models for consistency and accuracy.
  • Utilize satellite and radar products to conduct 24/7 metwatching for clients subscribed at that level of service.
  • Write detailed end of shift discussions explaining what weather conditions occurred during the shift and what weather conditions to expect through the next shift and over the coming days for the assigned forecast clients and regions.  Also state any changes that were made to the previous forecasts and any differences in the weather models.

·       Displays initiative to take on extra tasks; volunteers to participate in projects.

·       Coordinates weather products with other teams within the office (and if necessary, group).

·       Supports other teams within operations.

·       Completes annual and quarterly training as assigned by the Supervisor or Manager.

·       Be our clients’ meteorological partner. Understand their operations and know that they are counting on you to keep them apprised of any weather threats to their operations. Display initiative and collaborate with the CST on reaching out to clients via phone call, and in some cases email, to ensure they know what you know.

·       Exhibit a positive attitude and display winning team attributes. Professional appearance, strong work ethic and a willingness to accept change and adapt are required.

Job Specifications

  • B.S. degree in Meteorology, or closely related physical science, or equivalent military experience.
  • Typically less than 7 years of forecasting experience in military, government or commercial organizations. 
  • Must have level of proficiency with use of Windows PC software including Microsoft Office.  Specialized meteorological software package proficiency is a plus. 
  • This position requires a rotating shift schedule.
  • Incumbents will focus on gaining experience and self-confidence, yet able to collaborate and/or accept change in a collegial manner where differences of opinion exist. 

 

About StormGeo

StormGeo is a global provider of weather intelligence and decision support services, with leading solutions for shipping, oil and gas, renewable energies, utilities, other onshore industries and aviation. Our products and services help clients manage risk, optimize performance, reduce costs and increase revenues, deploying the latest technologies. StormGeo has more than 500 employees in 24 offices across 18 countries. As a participant in the UN Global Compact for Sustainable Ocean Business, StormGeo’s passion for weather and the protection of natural resources motivates us to support our clients in making informed, environmentally responsible business decisions. Since June, 2021, StormGeo has been part of the Alfa Laval Group.

At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas. And great ideas drive progress.