Students seeking Fulltime opportunity as Geoscience Technician


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Education and Related Experience


Bachelor’s degree in relevant Geoscience, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or Data Science / Information Systems


This position will be based in Houston, TX.

Job Roles and Responsibilities


  • The Geoscience Technician provides data integrity and technical / application support to Geoscientists and Engineers

  • The Geotech should possess strong working knowledge of basic geology, an understanding of relational databases, and subsurface data management

  • Strong organization and communications skills are key

  • Experience with data modeling workflows and the ability to create scripts to automate workflows is desired

Qualifications / Experience / Skills


  • Provide geoscience data integrity (data QC) and data management support that enables Geoscientists and Engineers to work more effectively
  • Able to integrate multiple datasets to improve team’s ability to make business decisions
  • Data analytics and visualization skills (Tableau, Spotfire, or PowerBI) including experience with dashboard development and maintenance is preferred 
  • Import and export spatial, well, and log data from multiple sources
  • Proficient running data queries / utilizing search tools
  • Gather, transfer, and load data from corporate repositories into project data stores and shared projects
  • Convert, transform, reposition and reformat data from original sources and corporate repositories
  • Proficient with ArcGIS
  • Understanding of subsurface and/or spatial data management concepts
  • Experience creating and maintaining ArcGIS Web Maps preferred 
  • Knowledge of Kingdom / Petra / Petrel applications is preferred
  • Able to document new workflows and automate routine tasks
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing Python or other scripting languages is preferred
  • Generate or support the creation of geoscience maps, presentation packages, montages, logs, etc. with the ultimate goal of helping to make informed business decisions
  • Generate derivative products and provide first-pass interpretation support for geoscience
  • Experience producing geological figures is preferred
  • Familiarity with Production and Reservoir Engineering data is useful
  • Proficient in MS Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Additional Skills / Personal Characteristics


  • Strong collaborator and active listener
  • Growth mindset with a willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and workflows
  • Able to work within diverse teams supporting Geoscience and Engineering
  • Able to build positive relationships and work across organizational boundaries
  • Practical knowledge of geodetics and coordinate reference systems
  • Strong analytical and technical problem solving skills
  • Effective oral and technical business writing/communication skills
  • Shows passion for work and engages with others to accomplish objectives


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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