This Technician position is an individual contributor providing technical support for the Bakken asset, reporting though the Planning and Design (P&D) team.
The person in this role will work within the P&D team to integrate, QC, manage and analyze data and assist with development planning and execution. The Subsurface Technician will work with Drilling, Completions and Reservoir engineers to support well development planning and technology trial evaluation. The individual will also work closely with the Subsurface team, D&C team, and Technology team as well as the Data Management team daily to ensure databases remain organized and updated. They should be able to evaluate problems and propose solutions to rectify moderate to difficult issues. This may include developing new or innovative strategies to solve business problems within the asset/organization's framework. The candidate will be expected to work as an integrated part of the larger Bakken asset team, and collaborate with others in the internal technician community to define and promote best practices.
*Support P&D in pilot/technology evaluation, data management, and visualization
*Support P&D team where required with well planning process, including production planning software (SPS) and database management (Well Factory Planner)
*Assist in team communication efforts in areas such as reporting, power point slide creation and formatting
*Analyze and manage ad hoc data creating spreadsheets, dashboards, charts, and databases as required
*Support development and maintenance of project metrics and dashboards
*Organize data files and documents related to pilots for future reference
*Liaising with data management and helping QC loaded data
*Own and automate processes to extract data from static reports into SQL databases
*Constructing data visualizations in Spotfire with advanced user interaction
*Willingness to learn additional software packages such as ArcGIS or Petrel to support P&D and Subsurface in map creation or data loading
*Coordinate with other departments to acquire information or report data and activities
*Minimum of 5 years experience in oil and gas or related industry
*Experience with data manipulation, management, and QC
*Proficient in SQL, Spotfire, and Excel
*Solid understanding of data concepts such as master data, data governance, and integration based on key fields, etc.
*Must be detail oriented with an investigative mind and ability to troubleshoot
*Must be a proven team player able to manage multiple concurrent priorities
*Natural desire and motivation to improve efficiency of current processes
*High performance delivery focus with an emphasis on task ownership and completion. Self-motivated with an enthusiastic, methodical and diligent approach
Preferred Experience, but not required
*Knowledge of general oil & gas technical and business practices
*Experience in SPS or other planning software
*Knowledge of and some experience in programming (Python, VBA, FME, etc.)
*Intermediate skills in ArcGIS and Petrel
Education & Training
*Bachelor's Degree in geology, engineering or computer science related
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