Survey Geologist III in Morgantown, United States

at West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey
Location Morgantown, United States
Date Posted November 14, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Survey Geologist IIIPosting number: GEOLOGIST IIIRelease Date: 11/2/2018Closing date: when filledDuties: This position is located primarily within the WVGES Oil and Gas Program, although the successful candidate will be expected to participate in various field projects on a regular basis. This is a senior-level position; an advanced degree is preferred. Basic knowledge of core logging techniques, subsurface correlation, structure contour mapping, and petrographic analysis is required, as is attendance and successful completion of geologic field camp. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and GIS software, with GIS proficiency preferred. Experience with subsurface mapping software is a plus. Preference will be given to candidates possessing an advanced skill set, such as geochemical data analysis, petrophysics, or seismic interpretation. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter able to complete tasks with minimal supervision. The candidate must be physically capable to assist with manual labor, such as moving core boxes, records, and other tasks as needed. Applicants will be required to work outdoors all day mapping in rough terrain and variable weather for up to a week at a time. Office tasks will involve extensive computer work updating and maintaining the Oil/Gas Program’s data bases using various industry and in-house software.Requirements: Training: Master’s Degree in Geology from an accredited college or university, and three years or professional experience as a geologist, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from an accredited four-year college or university and five years paid experience as a professional geologist.Other: Valid driver’s license.To apply: Download and complete the State Division of Personnel application at: Documents/Application.pdfInclude three professional references.Please include posting number GEOLOGIST III on application.Send the State Division of Personnel application directly to:Hanna LawWV Geological & Economic Survey1 Mont Chateau RdMorgantown, WV 26508Fax: 304-594-2575Job Type: Full-timeExperience:Geology: 1 year (Preferred)Education:Master's (Preferred)License:Driver's License (Preferred)

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