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  • Job reference: RMS0175480

Data Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/01/2017
  • Duration: 3 months
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The Role:
The primary objective of the GSS Data Analyst is to acquire, log, analyze and report well behavior at the well site to aid safe and efficient well operations. The Data Analyst monitors all drilling parameters, well bore parameters and maintains all Geoservices equipment and sensors to detect the well conditions, in order to analyze the drilling process. He/she maintains the gas detection equipment at the well site to monitor and analyze the hydrocarbon gases and ensure safety by detection of other potentially harmful gases.
He/she is responsible for the delivery of high quality drilling and gas data to the Client at the well site. Service quality, job reparation and planning, and job safety are key priorities.
The Data Analyst is seen as a key development position for the employee to be trained and developed towards a position of higher responsibility and accountability in the Geoservices career path.
The Data Analyst reports to the Field Service Supervisor (or Field Service Manager where applicable) and is under the supervision of the Unit Supervisor. He/she is the supervisor of the work completed by the Mud Logging Analyst and is also in close and direct relationship with the Client's and Drilling Contractor's representatives at the well site.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
-Is directly responsible for, the effective management of the Mud Logging Unit, including personnel, equipment, supplies and maintenance, and rig up/down.
-Is aware of, and respects all safety regulations and procedures, as specified by the Client, Drilling Operator, Geoservices or relevant safety authorities.
-Is in charge of monitoring, recording and processing all well data and parameters, and the integrity and reliability of the well data.
-Is responsible for communicating to the Client representatives any information regarding primary well control and well integrity during well site operations as deducted from the data and, when appropriate, secondary well control monitoring.
-Accountable for maintaining and analyzing the volume balance sheet during well site operations.
-Ensures the design of an accurate and comprehensive Drilling log according to the Client's format.
-Is responsible for the daily reporting, ad-hoc Client requested reports and the End of Well Report.
-Interacts with other service companies' personnel and Client representatives at the well site, ensuring the prevention of events that may give rise to the wellbore insecurity.
-Provides technical advice and assistance in core recovery and core description.
-Keeps the confidentiality of the Client's well data.
-Ensures the highest standard of professional conduct at the well site.
-Uses his/her experience and judgment to improve the service quality delivery and communicates to the Unit Supervisor all improvement opportunities.
-Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.
Previous Experience and Competencies:
-University Degree (bachelor of Sciences as a minimum) in Geology, Geological Applied Sciences, Earth Sciences or Applied Sciences.

The Data Analyst is the 2nd step in the Geoservices Mud Logging segment career path. All personnel must have a university degree (bachelor of Sciences as a minimum) in Geology, Geological Applied Sciences, Earth Sciences or Applied Sciences, and will have proceeded through the Fixed Step Program through the positions of Mud Logging Analyst (Step 1). Data Analyst is seen as a key development position for the employee to be trained and developed towards a position of higher responsibility and accountability in the Geoservices career path.

The Data Analyst is expected to progress towards a Management, Operational or Expertise position of a higher responsibility and accountability in the Geoservices career path or cross-segment career in Drilling group.

Key Competencies:
Knowledge of Drilling Equipment and Techniques; Understanding and calculation of Lag Time; Understanding of wellbore pressures; Knowledge and understanding of Petroleum Geology; Formation Evaluation Log Drafting; Understanding of Drilling Fluids and Hydraulics of the Drilling Fluids; Understanding of Hydrocarbon Detection; Jet Hydraulics and Optimization; Overpressure (Causes and Detection); Drilling Fluids Rheology; Gas Detection and Analysis; Understanding of Drilling Parameters, their Acquisition and Treatment; Knowledge of Geoservices Mud Logging Sensors; H2S Awareness and Detection; Understanding of Health and Safety policies in the work place; Quality Control of Data; Electric Log Interpretation; Knowledge of Drill String Composition; Knowledge of Directional Drilling; Knowledge of Casing and Cementation Design; Knowledge of Well Testing.

English: Qualified Level (TOEFL independent user)
-Listens and is able to communicate effectively with managers, peers and Clients, both in written and verbally;
-Ability to develop strong professional relationships with the Client and inspire trust and confidence; diplomatic and persuasive style;
-Integrity. Accurate and rigorous in data reporting;
-Ability to exercise his/her discretion and independent judgment;
-Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions;
-Learns quickly and adapts to new systems and situations;
-Is personally committed to continuous improvement;
-Good technical and data monitoring and synthetic skills; able to balance a range of different views (Client and Operations);
-A high level of drive, creativity and motivation to deal with problems;
-Manages and provides support, coaching and guidance to less experienced employees, acts as a role model for all field staff and helps to build and maintain effective teamwork.

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