Geosteering Geologist - Houston

at ALS
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted September 26, 2016
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 3

Description

Overview:

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

Responsibilities:

The Geosteering Geologist serves as a subject matter expert in the areas of reservoir navigation, subsurface modeling and mapping, and wellbore placement.

Qualifications:

Specific Responsibilities

  • Utilize multiple software platforms to pinpoint true bit position during lateral drilling operations.
  • Interact in professional and courteous manner with internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Submit reports on a daily basis, or as required, to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Conduct ongoing analysis using multiple datasets during drilling operations to model lateral wellbore position in an accurate and precise manner.
  • Make recommendations as required to external stakeholders regarding optimum wellbore placement based upon previously conducted analysis.
  • Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring analytical quality.
  • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Other duties and projects as may be assigned by the manager from time to time.

 

 Physical Demands

  • This position requires a person to sit up for up to 12 hours per day.
  • This position does not require an individual to lift more than 15lbs on a regular basis.
  • Please note that ALS Oil & Gas operates 24/7 and may require day, afternoon, and graveyard shift work including weekends.

 

About you

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geophysics, Earth Science or a related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the upstream Oil & Gas sector, preferably in a geological role.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

 

You would also be/have:

  • Organized
  • Customer Focussed
  • Highly computer literate, and able to learn new programs in a timely manner
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment
  • Capable of working independently or without close supervision
  • Able to make sound decisions in time-sensitive environment

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