GEOLOGIST II - HOUSTON

at Core Lab
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted October 22, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

GEOLOGIST II
 
SUMMARY
Analyzes, evaluates and interprets geological data obtained by various methods and techniques.  Is usually mentored by a senior level geologist.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
  • Measures, describes, analyzes and integrates geologic/scientific data. 
  • May be required to competently perform all or some of the following tasks: thin section petrography, scanning electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction data interpretation, conventional core description, vitrinite reflectance measurements, kerogen assessment, and well log analysis, etc.
  • Must be able to integrate analyses with other geological/geochemical parameters and generate reports.  
  • Performs the evaluation and interpretation of source-rock potential from Rock-Eval pyrolysis and TOC data 
  • Prepares technical reports for clients by integrating geological data and to interface with clients to discuss analytical results or set up projects.
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 up to 2 years of experience; Must be computer literate with working knowledge of MS Office.
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to customers, clients, management, and other employees. Ability to write routine and interpretive 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.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
 
Maintains active role in professional and industry associations and organizations to stay abreast of technical development and industry needs.
 
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.
 
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 occasionally exposed to fumes, or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee may occasionally work near moving mechanical parts and/or exposed to risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually low.

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