Geolog Mud Logger and Data Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Geolog is an independent and privately owned international oilfield Services Company which delivers field based solutions for the improvement of exploration, reservoir evaluation and drilling effectiveness.
You are a graduate in Geology, Earth Science, Petroleum Geology, Drilling Engineering and you are looking for a challenging career in the oil industry that will broaden your horizons.

A Surface Logging Geologist (or Mud Logger) collects and monitors all information (geological samples; data from sensors) during drilling operations at an oil rig on shore or off shore. 

Mud Loggers work from a mobile laboratory (known as a unit) placed on the rig site. 
Inside the unit the Mud Logger collects; processes and analyses the samples. 
Inside the unit you will work under the expert guidance and supervision of the Data Engineer.
Mud Logger
Ref: KE-13-ML-001
The primary duties of a Mud Logger consist of:
  • Analysis and interpretation of samples
  • Real time monitoring of drilling activity onsite
  • Contributing to maintain a safe working environment on the rig
  • Lending onsite technical support in case of equipment failure
  • Assisting the well site geologist during coring operations
  • Creating lithological logs and written reports for company representatives
The requirements:
In order to be considered a successful candidate, Geolog seeks the following profile:
  • A university degree in Geology
  • Available and motivated to work internationally on a rotational basis
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong Team Player
  • Fluent in English
You are a graduate in Geology, Earth Science, Petroleum Geology or a related discipline and already
have experience as a Mud Logger / Data Engineer and looking for a challenging career in the oil
industry that will broaden your horizons. 
We are expanding and have exciting career opportunities for:

Data Engineer
Ref: KE-13-DE-001
As Data Engineer you are responsible for analyzing all the drilling and geological data during the operations and preparing all final logs and reports for the Company Representatives both onsite and in the Company offices. 
A Data Engineer has strong communicative skills and liaises directly with client representative on-site and in town. 
As team leaders Data Engineers are responsible for the Quality, Safety and Health of all employees as well as maintaining a cohesion of the unit team.

The primary duties of a Data Engineer consist of:
  • To be responsible for the creation, interpretation and submittal of all reports and logs
  • To report feedback on drilling activity to all necessary channels onsite
  • To be the first point of contact for the client.
  • To provide maintenance and on-site technical support in case of equipment failure
  • To be responsible for and have a pro-active attitude towards the health and safety
  • To manage and train all employees in the unit, such as Mud Loggers and/or Sample Catchers
  • To report directly to the Unit Manager onsite
The requirements:
  • You have a minimum of I 2-24 months international work experience as a Mud Logger / Data Engineer.
  • You are a real team player
  • You possess strong technical and computer expertise.
  • Fluent in English
  • Willing and able to travel extensively all over the world.
To apply please submit a cover letter stating your interest and why you believe you would be a good candidate to join Geolog, along with an updated copy of your CV and Credentials in English to

Deadline: 10th February 2014 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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