Operations Geologist in Houston, United States

at Terra Guidance
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted October 30, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Purpose Statement - We are a company that strives for Quality of Life so that our people and clients personal and professional lives can flourish.What We Do – We serve each other because first and foremost we are a service company.External – our clients hire us to serve their needs. We don’t know or understand all the details they are working through on their side therefore we seek to understand first and meet the stated or unstated needs that they have. This means that our opinion is not the most important.Internal – we serve each other which means helping colleagues when they are overloaded with rig count, paperwork, QC reports, a mental break for an hour, or just need a day off. We support our administrative team when HR / Finance/ Safety or others have requests that don’t seem to be mission-critical to our technical service. We are sensitive to our asks of each other and what each team has on their plate for workload and how our requests fit into the overall needs of the company and their available time / capacity.How We Serve and Create Quality of LifeMindful – Environmenti. We are aware (physical, mental, emotional) of our surroundings and how our actions, language, attitude, and thinking impact those around us.ii. We actively listen, observe, discern and act on the situations around us.iii. We can anticipate reactions, results, needs, and responses to our actions and situations.iv. We anticipate and are prepared, we come ready to work, with backup plans, extra supplies, solutions.v. We look outside our immediate responsibilities, what observations are we making that need attention (risks or opportunities) that the company needs to be aware of.Proficient – Crafti. We have experience that leads to expertise as expertise is what we seek.ii. We evaluate our responsibilities and accurately prioritize the tasks in line with the company needs.iii. We are confident in our knowledge, what we know and what we don’t know and are quick to seek input and help for those items we need help with.Humble – Communicationi. This is a verb, an action, this is something we are and doii. We seek to be better, asking for input, constructive critique, what is good or badiii. We respect others and expect to receive respect; this is not a value that supports people abusing or walking over us.iv. We are a team, working together for success, caring more about the success of the group than of the individual, not lone rangers.v. We own our responsibilities, our mistakes, when things don’t go well, we seek to work towards a fix and proactively engage in how we can do better.If you feel drawn to the culture above and fit the qualification requirements, please apply today!TG is currently looking for one Operations Geologist to join our team. Some of the position details are below:Leads the planning, executing, monitoring and communicating formation evaluation and sample acquisition aspects of well delivery.Proven team playerExceptional communication skills, both written and oralExtraordinary level of attention to detail.Mentors and peer reviews early career geological operations team members’ workflowsConduct operational after-action reviews.Ability to work in a multi-disciplined team environment within a virtual work settingAbility to visualize complicated geological structures in three dimensions.Use SES or StarSteer to model subsurface geologic formationsResponsible for ensuring the highest quality of the team members’ reporting and ensuring the thorough integration of these deliverables.Works with both Regulatory specialists and Technical Data & Records Management to ensure that regulatory requirements are identified and understood, and that delivery of the right data & information is complete and on time.Coordinates with subsurface teams and well project team leaders on well planning, data acquisition and handling, sample logistics, laboratory analysis and processing, data dissemination and long-term storage.Ensure lessons learned are entered in the database, and where appropriate ensure relevant Standards and Procedures are updated to mitigate reoccurrence.Participates in continuous improvementEnsure Partner and Government Data Submission Requirements are metUnderstands fundamental concepts of geoscience including reservoir interpretation and characterization, as well as volume, risk, and value assessments.Understands the Geoscience planning requirements of the Well Delivery Process.Thorough understanding of Petra Geological Software.Understands how the formation evaluation program enables the thorough evaluation of the subsurface.Technically assures geological operations manual for each wellProvides operations support as required during downhole sampling.Conducts periodic geological service provider audits to ensure standards and procedures remain satisfactory.Reviews geological operations Standards and Procedures bi-annually for continued applicability.About YouBSc GeoscienceStrong personal organizational and leadership skillsAbility to commit to and deliver results on timeAbility to build consensus and alignment between business functionsHigh level technical communication skills, both oral and writtenStrong knowledge of Petra.Cultural sensitivity to a global working environment with demonstrated aptitude for inclusion and diversityAt least 2 year of recent (within last 4 years) geosteering experience.An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test.Proven project management skillsAdvanced problem solving and conflict resolution skillsExperience with drilling & completions operations, geoscience planning and operations, regulatory requirements, and joint venture or joint operating agreements.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $95,000.00 to $110,000.00 /yearExperience:relevant: 2 years (Preferred)Education:Bachelor's (Required)Application Question:Must be a Houston, TX local or willing to relocate to Houston, TXAdditional Compensation:BonusesWork Location:One locationMultiple locationsBenefits:Health insuranceDental insuranceVision insuranceRetirement planPaid time offProfessional development assistance

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