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Geotechician I

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: The Woodlands, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/08/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
MAIN FUNCTIONS
- The Geoscience Technical Support Team (GTS) Project Geotechnician provides data integrity and technical / application support within the GTS team and to business unit project Geoscientists as necessary.
- The Geotech should know the objectives of the projects they are assigned to, and have an understanding of their roles and responsibilities to better anticipate needs. Building a working knowledge of basic geology and understanding internal (and vendor) databases (client Subsurface Database, Recall, etc.) is essential. Strong organizational and communications skills are key.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Data Integrity and Standards
* Provide project level geoscience data integrity (data QC) and data management support that enables Geoscientists to work more effectively
* Help establish and maintain local and global data standards and models * Gather, transfer and load data from corporate repositories into project data stores and shared projects
* Work with client Upstream IT to identify / locate heritage data and ensure data is loaded properly into corporate repositories * Assist in using data query / search tools including EMFindIt
* Assist Technical Data Center in capture and documentation of new and rediscovered 3rd party / vendor datasets Data Manipulation and Workflows
* Import and export spatial, well, and log data from 3rd party and vendor datasets * Convert, transform, reposition and reformat data from original sources and corporate repositories as needed * Manage and maintain spatial data (cartography and culture data) using ArcGIS and Petrel * Document new workflows and automation of routine defined tasks Technical Processes * Utilize appropriate technology to generate or support the creation of geoscience maps, presentation packages, montages, logs, etc. with the ultimate goal of helping to make a business decision * Create, digitize, edit, add attributes, import and export GIS data * Generate derivative products and first-pass interpretation support for Geoscientists * Produce geological figures General * Network with Houston and global Geoscience Technical Support team members * SharePoint administration * Monitor/analyze competitor activity as required

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
* BSc in relevant Geoscience / Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or
5-10 years of experience in Exploration, Development & Production environment is preferred. A Geoscience Technical Support Technician will demonstrate many of the following:
* Understanding of geoscience data including data elements, relationships, and usage in order to identify data problems and loading errors
* Practical knowledge of geodetics and coordinate reference systems
* Proficient in MS Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Familiar with the various digital and hardcopy data repositories
* Basic knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, SQL) is helpful
* Strong analytical and technical problem solving skills
* Effective oral and technical business writing/communication skills * Promotes collaboration and knowledge sharing
Minimum of 5 years experience with Petra data management Experience with Kingdom and ArcGIS is beneficial and a plus Background experience using Enerdeq and Drilling Info is a plus Knowledge of monitoring and analyzing competitor activity Strong and consistent data management skills

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