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Lead Geophysical Technician

Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

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Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

This senior level position in considered a Lead Geophysical Tech. Responsibilities include providing advanced technical support to the Geoscience department, including loading/entering, verifying, manipulating, analyzing, and reporting geoscience data.  Provides user support for software systems, which may include installation and maintenance of software and troubleshooting user problems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as a recognized lead technician on technical concepts, providing advanced technical support to Geoscientists performing geological, geophysical, or petrophysical assignments.
  • Performs advanced data management activities.  Loads/enters, verifies, manipulates, analyzes, and prepares reports of geoscience data.
  • Formats and prepares data for presentations.
  • Provides advanced user support for software systems, including the installation and maintenance of software and troubleshooting user problems.  Serves as liaison to IT partners for more complex problems.  Makes recommendations for new software.
  • Demonstrates mastery of software systems and databases
  • Takes a multi-disciplinary approach to projects.
  • Works with geoscience technicians and data governance to meet the data needs of the business.
  • Streamlines and continuously improves processes, workflows, and reporting methodologies across the discipline.  Fully integrates processes and workflows within and across disciplines.
  • Develops, optimizes and documents sound data management practices related to data loading standards and data redundancy.
  • Provides and organizes training on applications, workflows, and systems to users.
  • Shares best practices, tips and training aids to facilitate continuous improvement and quality of services provided.
  • Trains and mentors less experienced technicians
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate to a broad audience, both internal and external
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Geophysical workflows and data loading practices to create best practice recommendations and trouble shoot user issues preferred.
  • Knowledge of GeoGraphix to assist in addressing user needs and advise on cross-functional workflows preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Kingdom Geophysical software and ability to trouble-shoot user issues related to managing products, workflows, functionality, licensing, and access preferred.
  • Experience in Kingdom Data Management, Seismic loading and QC’ing of seismic data preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of Transform software and ability to trouble-shoot user issues related to managing projects, workflows, functionality, licensing, and access preferred.
  • Intermediate Knowledge of Petrel software and ability to trouble-shoot user issues related to managing projects, workflows, functionality, licensing, and access preferred.
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS mapping software preferred.
  • Ability to create and conduct software training courses preferred.
  • Ability to work with software vendors to communicate and influence software changes to suit company needs preferred.
  • Knowledge of Spotfire/Power BI to support team reporting activities preferred.
  • Working knowledge of for database query writing preferred.

Education

  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Math, Science, GIS/IT or related degree field

Experience

  • Minimum: 8 - 12 years related work experience

 

Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Geology, Technician, GIS, Database, Data Management, Engineering, Technology, Data

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