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  • Job reference: RMS0115797

Seismic Data Specialist

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/10/2012
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The Role:
Work with team to load, analyze, manipulate, and maintain geoscience data from numerous sources to support the Company's exploration and production operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Loads, analyzes, and manages 2-D and 3-D seismic trace data and informs any data quality issues to geoscientists in exploration and development departments and communicates with data providing companies to resolve various data issues.

Merges and re-grids multiple seismic data sets including amplitude, frequency, and phase balance and scaling to obtain the best possible data sets for interpretation.

Streamlines SeisWork projects to optimize project sizes that are most appropriate for interpreters.

Manages and archives seismic and well database to secure and preserve all geoscience data. Coordinates with IT department to backup and restore projects and maintains security restrictions.

Coordinates with IT department and vendors to install, test, maintain, and upgrade geoscientific software. Provides technical support to all geoscientists.

Evaluates current software and hardware and recommends appropriate upgrades and new purchases to most appropriately satisfy the needs of the Exploration and Production departments.



Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering required; computer science degree will be a plus. Requires a minimum of five years of experience in seismic and well data loading and managing large projects.


Ability to use different types of projection systems utilized in seismic, well, and mapping data. Proficient in UNIX and LINUX, with knowledge of Landmark OpenWorks/SeisWork. Seismic data processing and programming skills are a big plus. Ability to work with geoscientists to resolve data issues, software/hardware application problems, and work closely with lead analyst.


Ability to communicate effectively with the geoscience community in the Exploration and Production departments. Must be able to communicate with geoscientists to resolve data issues and software/hardware application problems. Ability to communicate effectively with outside data acquisition and data processing companies on various data issues. Ability to
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