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  • Job reference: RMS0198453


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: The Woodlands, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/08/2018
  • Duration: 13 months
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The Role:

Project Geotechnicians provides data integrity and technical / application support within the business unit to assist Geoscientists as necessary.
Geotechs should know project objectives, 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 is essential.
Strong organizational, collaborative, and communications skills are key.


* 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 the companies Upstream IT to identify / locate heritage data and ensure data is loaded properly into corporate repositories
* 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 our drilling wells, 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 Petra, 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 business decisions
* Create, digitize, edit, add attributes, import and export multiple data types
* Generate derivative products and first-pass interpretation support for Geoscientists
* Produce geological figures General
* Network with Houston and global Geoscience Technicians
* SharePoint administration
* Monitor/analyze competitor activity as required


* BSc in Geoscience (or related) or 5-10 years of experience in Exploration, Development & Production environment is preferred
* Minimum of 5 years of experience with Petra data management
* Experience with Kingdom and ArcGIS is a plus
* Knowledge of monitoring and analyzing competitor activity
* Strong and consistent data management skills A Geoscience 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

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