Geoscience Technician
SM Energy - Billings, MT

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This individual will be part of a cross-functional team focusing on geoscience related data management and workflows. Responsibilities include geologic and seismic database management, map maintenance, digitizing, data entry and general staff support. The successful candidate should be self-motivated with strong computer skills and a willingness to learn new software and information technology.


Associate or bachelor degree in Geology, Geography, GIS, Computer Science or related degree required.

Requires 1- 3 years prior experience with computer mapping software. Experience using ESRI ArcMap or Global Mapper a plus.

Ability to troubleshoot, analyze and solve computer software and hardware problems.

Knowledge of geoscience software applications (e.g. GeoGraphix, Petra, SMT, etc.) desired.

Proficient with Microsoft products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access.

Competent in using database software to query and extract data from multiple data sources.

Demonstrates strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with many individuals.

Ability to multi-task and prioritize concurrent projects and meet deadlines.

Prior work experience in petroleum exploration/development helpful.

Job Functions

Research, analyze and quality check geoscience data.

Collect and load geoscience data into regional GeoGraphix projects.

Prepare geological and geophysical maps and cross-sections.

Scan, digitize and geo-reference various types of hard copy geological maps, lease maps, etc.

Data mine various internal and third party databases including IHS, DrillingInfo, TGS, USGS and state oil & gas commission web sites.

Download and print open-hole and mud logs for staff.

Generate high quality geologic map materials for presentations.

Manage well log library. Acquire and import digital and raster data from numerous vendors.

Provide data, maps and custom graphics to support staff in other departments including Land, Engineering and Business Development.

Assist corporate IT department with general hardware and software maintenance.

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