Geoscience Technician

California Resources   •  

Bakersfield, CA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 106 days ago

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 California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) is a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company and the largest oil and natural gas producer in California on a gross-operated basis.  We operate our world-class resource base exclusively within the State of California, applying complementary and integrated infrastructure to gather, process and market our production.  Using advanced technology, CRC’s workforce of approximately 4,000 employees and contractors focuses on safely and responsibly supplying affordable energy for California by Californians.   The CRC Operations Resources Team is seeking to fill an Geoscience Technician position to support California Operations.   The position is located in our Bakersfield, CA office.  


  • Generate maps of geologic and engineering data and interpretation for presentation and collaboration purposes
  • Research internal and external sources for well data, production data, completion information, and interpretation
  • Load data as it is acquired from new/existing wells
  • Work with team to transfer data between our Openworks database(s) and Petrel geologic modeling software
  • Provide support and documentation for technical studies
  • Work with petrophysicists and geologists to support core analysis studies
  • Create/update wellbore diagrams
  • Generate regulatory compliant displays for permit applications (drilling, UIC, SB4, aquifer exemption, etc.)
  • Assist with final project review and documentation preparation
  • Manage OpenWorks/OpenWells database cleanup initiatives
  • Assist geologists, petrophysicists and reservoir engineers through database management
  • Compile, QC, organize, and analyze well and spatial data, including digitization of historic data



  • Bachelor’s degree in science (Geology, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, etc.) with a minimum of five years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated strength in PC and workstation-based applications, data management, geological, and engineering, i.e. LINUX, Access, Office, ArcGIS Suite, Openworks, DecisionSpace, and Petrel.
  • Data Base management expertise and proficiency with database applications across PC and Linux/Unix based platforms.
  • Understand, manipulate (in both electronic and hardcopy formats), audit, and maintain a variety of common geologic, geophysical, and cartographic data, including well log data, raster logs, scout ticket information, geological field data, navigation/survey data, land data, geo-referenced map data, and core data.
  • Able to prepare a wide variety of technical displays (geologic & geophysical maps, cross-sections, montages, charts, tables, etc.) in hardcopy and electronic formats.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to successfully lead and coordinate projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable of geologic terminology.
  • Excellent time management skills, with demonstrated ability to accurately meet short deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with field operations.
  • Knowledgeable of reservoir and production engineering, , and land terminology.