Job Title: Geotechnician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: negotiable day rate
Start Date: 2019-03-20
Reference: BH-104213-5
Contact Name: Martin Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2019 16:53

Job Description

Geotechnician - based London - long term contract opportunity (Oil & Gas)


Our client, a global oil & gas major, is currently seeking to hire a suitably qualified & experienced Geotechnician for a long term contract position based in the London area. 


The Project Geotechnician provides data integrity and technical / application support within the  team and to business unit project Geoscientists as necessary. The Geotech should know the objectives of the projects they are assigned to, and have an understanding of their roles and responsibilities to better anticipate needs. Building a working knowledge of basic geology and understanding internal (and vendor) databases is essential.


• Provide project level geoscience data integrity (data QC) and data management support that enables Geoscientists to work more effectively

• Help establish and maintain local and global data standards and models

• Gather, transfer and load data from corporate repositories into project data stores and shared projects

• Work with company IT to identify / locate heritage data and ensure data is loaded properly into corporate repositories

• Assist in using data query / search tools including EMFindIt

• Assist Technical Data Center in capture and documentation of new and rediscovered 3rd party / vendor datasets  

• Convert, transform, reposition and reformat data from original sources and corporate repositories as needed

• Manage and maintain spatial data (cartography and culture data) using ArcGIS and Petrel

• Document new workflows and automation of routine defined tasks Technical Processes

• Utilize appropriate technology to generate or support the creation of geoscience maps, presentation packages, montages, logs, etc. with the ultimate
goal of helping to make a business decision

• Create, digitize, edit, add attributes, import and export GIS data

• Generate derivative products and first-pass interpretation support for Geoscientists



• BSc in relevant Geoscience / Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or considerable years of experience in Exploration, Development & Production environment is preferred.

A Geoscience Technical Support Technician will demonstrate many of the following:

• Understanding of geoscience data including data elements, relationships, and usage in order to identify data problems and loading errors

• Practical knowledge of geodetics and coordinate reference systems

• Proficient in MS Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Familiar with the various digital and hardcopy data repositories

• Basic knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, SQL) is helpful

•Strong analytical and technical problem solving skills

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