Geological Technician

Job Title: Geological Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dallas, United States
Salary: $65 - $70 per annum
Start Date: 2018-09-04
Reference: BH-89176
Contact Name: Lesly Perez
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 05, 2018 17:30

Job Description


    • Provide a broad range of geo-technical support to an active new ventures exploration team including data preparation and loading of data to workstation projects.

    • Management and organization of existing corporate geotechnical data and databases.

    • Data download from industry standard databases such as IHSEnergy and DrillingInfo.

    • Data digitization and preparation including well logs, maps, seismic sections and capturing data in to spreadsheets.

    • Assistance with preparation of management presentations and technical illustrations and charts.

    • Working with other staff from different departments and disciplines to complete tasks in a timely and effective manner

Required Experience

    • Undergraduate degree in science or mathematics, earth sciences preferred.

    • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple concurrent projects

    • Extensive knowledge of industry standard data types and formats.

    • Working knowledge of exploration software suites including IHS-Kingdom and Petra.

    • Strong understanding of cartography and map projections.

    • Proficiency in using ArcGIS software for data compilation and geo-referencing.

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word). Knowledge of graphics software such as CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator, AutoCad or similar an advantage.

    • Applied experience with relational databases (e.g. MS Access) and data interrogation platforms like SpotFire a strong plus.

    • Experience concentrated in supporting International projects is strongly preferred - some exposure to domestic US data and workflows a plus.

    • Comfortable working to short deadlines.

    • Strong communication and inter-personal skills are essential.