Job title: GIS Tech
Contract type: Contract ending 1/31/16
Closing date: ASAP
Our client is an international oil & gas company, with a North American headquarters in Houston and operations in more than 20 countries, across five continents, they have a global workforce of over 5000 people from more than 70 nationalities.
This is a beginning technical role and will support all spatial services activities within the Client’s Lower 48 Land Department.
Key Responsibilities, Tasks, and accountabilities:
Works effectively within the L48 Land Department to ensure the company’s assets are accurately represented in an electronic data base.
Uses GIS software to perform basic geoprocessing tasks, data digitizing, feature creation or editing.
Creates or edit map labels, annotations, symbology, representations, and legends.
Conducts data research and compile spatial data as directed.
Provides quality assurance for geospatial data and maps as directed.
Assists with the creation of high-quality cartographic products.
Assists in the update and creation of land parcel boundaries using appropriate tools.
Assists with enterprise-wide GIS projects.
Assists with wide format scanning or printing.
Assists with maintaining, updating GIS Land system.
Maintains intra-office communications to share data, procedures, efficiencies, and problem-solving.
Follows required policies & procedures to ensure compliance with internal controls in daily activities.
Performs other related duties/or special projects as directed.
Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountability for HSSE, all employees are accountable for ensuring that they take care of themselves and adopt exemplary safe behaviors.
Our Client is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. It is their company policy to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practice without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, citizenship or disability.
Our Client provides reasonable accommodations so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. If you need an accommodation during the application process, please advise us by using the online contact form located on the career search page of the website. Please state your request for assistance in your message.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
BA/BS in Geography, GIS, Geology, or computer science preferred.
Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS 10 or higher a plus.
Excellent personal computing skills.
Microsoft Office familiarity a plus.
Knowledge of PLSS and rendering lots, tracts, metes & bounds descriptions a plus.
Enjoys following a structure, systems and process protocols. Natural inclination toward organizational, categorization & synthesization skills.
Able to handle high demand deadlines.
Knowledge of Oil & Gas land leases and upstream operations
Natural inclination to details. Takes pride in assuring accuracy, precision & thorough data representation.
Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work within a collaborative team environment.
Who are we?
Competentia is a leading ‘boutique’ provider of temporary Project Management, Engineering and Supervisory Personnel to the Oil & Gas industry globally. The company’s head office in Norway, supports key operational offices in Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Trinidad, UK and USA.
With senior business management coming direct from the energy sector, the company’s ethos is to provide the highest level of service to consultants and customers alike.
Following key successes in Europe and Australasia, the company has initiated ambitious expansion strategies, targeting the Americas, Middle East & Africa, with particular focus on both the subsurface, drilling & completions sector and the expanding LNG market.