DRC Geologist in Houston, United States

at Core Laboratories
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 30, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

Analyzes, evaluates and interprets geological data obtained by various methods and techniques including digital image analysis to provide clients with accurate descriptions and characteristics of reservoirs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Measures, describes, computes, analyzes and integrates geologic/scientific data such as: X-ray Computed Tomography images, thin section petrography, scanning electron microscopy, sedimentological core description, X-ray diffraction data interpretation and well log analysis. Extensive use of image analysis software.
Integrates analyses with other geological/geochemical parameters and generates detailed, integrated reports. Interfaces with clients to discuss analytical results or set up projects.
Maintains active role in professional and industry associations and organizations to stay abreast of technical development and industry needs.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in geology or related field and 3+ years directly related experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to customers, clients, management, and other employees of the organization. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical and scientific journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from clients.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, and calculate area, circumference and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and interpret various graphs used to analyze data. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, and sampling theory.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of geological data problems. Ability to deal with formulas, scientific equations, and graphs. Must be computer literate with working knowledge of MS Office, WellCAD and various image analysis software.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes, or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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