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  • Job reference: RMS0124169

Geospatial Specialist

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/04/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Major operator is seeking a Geospatial Specialist for a long term position based in West Houston.

The Role:
Primary job duties of the role include:
- Help implement, promote, and support a standardized approach to GIS and Spatial Data Management across business functions
- Identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of GeoSpatial workflows across all of operations.
- Participate as an active member of the GeoSpatial Community of Practice in order to help deliver global GeoSpatial objectives and maintain connections with other teams.
- Organize, load and QC new data and information
- Help coordinate and support the use and management of spatial data and technology across all technologist and geoscience staff in your asset team


To be considered for the role of GeoSpatial Specialist, candidates must have the following qualifications:
- Senior Specialist - Prior experience (15+ years) in delivering GeoSpatial data and project support across multiple diverse E&P user environments.
- Specialist - Prior experience (10+ years) in delivering GeoSpatial data and project support across three to five E&P user environments.
- Knowledge of various internal and external data sources and how these apply to our business workflows: IHS (Enerdeq / EDIN / PIDM), Wood Mackenzie, Fugro Tellus, BLM, USGS, FDA, RRC, DNR, SONRIS, DrillingInfo, CoreLogic, etc.
- Working knowledge of ESRI technology platform, model builder, and other applicable GeoSpatial tools.
- Working knowledge of other E&P technology including Finder, Openworks, OpenSpirit, Petra, Petrel, PPDM, GoCAD, Geographix, etc… and how they interact with GIS.
- BS degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Science, Geoscience, Survey Engineering, or related field
- Basic knowledge of fundamentals like geodesy, coordinate reference systems, and transformations for operations support and spatial data management
- Effective verbal and written communication skills

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- MS degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Science, Geoscience, Survey Engineering, or related field
- Prior experience (5+ years) leading technical efforts in the delivery of GeoSpatial solutions, workflows and data across diverse user environments.
- GISP and/or CMS certifications preferred
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