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  • Job reference: RMS0117053

Data Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 27/11/2012
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The Company:
A global Service Company in the oil and gas industry.

The Role:

The Data Engineer is the key drilling representative onsite, providing daily reports on drilling operations to the customer. The Data Engineer is responsible for ensuring the process flow of the entire drilling operation. Data Engineers need high levels of initiative, adaptability to a variety of working environments, and to be strong performers within a team. Data Engineer roles exist in a variety of locations and on premium rigs worldwide.

My client provides unique career opportunities in Mud Logging. By acquiring knowledge in specific services such as pore pressure, advanced data interpretation and fluid analysis Data Engineers have the opportunity to progress in other activities worldwide such as Drilling and Measurements, Drill Bits or Mud Engineering. To ensure long-term advancement, my client offers career-long industry-leading training programs for both technical and personal development.


•Ensure key services are delivered to standard; pore pressure, advanced data interpretation and fluid analysis.
•Provide key interface to customer.
•Manage the Mud Loggers and Sample Catchers.
•Ensure sensor and data acquisition equipment is maintained to standard.
•Ensure efficient performance of the mobile laboratory unit on site.
•Attend regular training programs for mud logging.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

•Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering, Geosciences, Geo-Chemistry, Petroleum Geology or equivalent.
•Working knowledge of well site operations and a good understanding of the drilling process.
•At least three years experience as a Data Engineer.
•Excellent analytical skills and computer literacy.
•Customer service skills, business development or sales exposure will be an asset.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•Fluent English, any additional language will be a plus.

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