Field Geologist Resume Samples

A Field Geologist studies the composition of the earth’s crust and understands the history and structure of the planet. Work activities commonly seen on the Field Geologist Resume are – mapping rock formations, collecting samples and fossils; interpreting data; writing reports; and measuring the earth. Other daily duties revolve around the following – investigating the structure and evolution of the Earth; planning programs for exploration of sites for oil, gas, water, and minerals; surveying and mapping geologically promising sites; collecting and recording samples and data; ascertaining extraction risks; preparing reports; and advising managerial, technical and engineering staff on reserves development.

The most sought-after skills include the following – knowledge of a range of sciences and its applications; the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists; computer literacy and the ability to analyze numerical and graphical data; and good communication skills. To become one, a degree in a relevant subject such as geology, or earth science is needed.

 

Field Geologist Resume example

Field Geologist Resume

Headline : Seeking a geologist/hydrogeologist/environmental position that utilizes strong hands-on field-based procedures, computer programs, analyzing drill core, and mapping/monitoring wells.

Skills : Field Geology, Sample Analysis, Oil Field Services, MWD, Mud Logging, Gamma Ray Logging.

Description :

    1. Monitored water well levels by drilling monitoring wells and checking them on schedules.
    2. Provided consultation for the effects of some geological structures and/or engineering geological properties of some bedrocks on reservoir properties.
    3. Provided consultation for the vulnerability of some prospective regions to contamination.
    4. Made an interpretation of satellite images and aerial photos.
    5. Made geological investigation in a prospective area to determine its capacity for groundwater, predicting the quality and quantity of groundwater, and predicting water well production.
    6. Predicted the number of people and/or animals that could benefit from this well for drinking and domestic needs based on the prediction of well's production.
    7. Determined suitable depth to gain the best quality and quantity of water for drinking or irrigation.
    8. Determined reliable drilling techniques for each region.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D. in Engineering Geology


Field Geologist Resume

Summary : Seeking to apply education and work experience to provide top quality geotechnical and environmental solution services.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Front End Loader Operator, Skid Steer Operator, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Word.

Description :

    1. Held fully accountable for demonstrating initiative, strong coordination and communication skills, and excellent mechanical and geological knowledge while supporting a broad range of activities/projects.
    2. Supported and managed drilling operations including scheduling activities, staking locations, and ensuring all locations were prepared properly, boreholes were plugged correctly, and reclamation passed state inspection.
    3. Accountability for co-authoring multiple reports and geologic interpretations for the production of present and future projects.
    4. Authored maps and cross-sections used on state and federal permit applications and investor relations.
    5. Built a reputation for professionalism, reliability, and accountability and for maintaining a high level of work quality.
    6. Provided additional assistance as needed to support team members and efficient day-to-day operations.
    7. Completed weekly reports and maintained a spreadsheet of drilling/operation activities, created MS Access database for drilling data and permit reports, and developed maps from drilling results and for state RRC inspections.
    8. Maintained open communications, positive interactions, and productive working relationships with landowners, hunters, pipeline companies, contractors, state inspectors, and other organizations on and off of drilling sites.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Geology


Field Geologist Resume

Summary : A competent and result-orientated individual with a solid background in Geographic Information Services and Environmental Sciences. Have extensive knowledge of research and adept in conducting geological surveys, identifying hazards, and preparing geological mapping. Have an on-field and laboratory experience and the ability to design databases, develop and maintain the structures necessary for GIS data storage.

Skills : GINT Software, ArcGIS.

Description :

    1. Provided project coordination and field support to a variety of projects from small to large scale environmental remediation, industrial service, and emergency response efforts.
    2. Prepared work plans and project schedules for the execution of engineering controls.
    3. Prepared of various documents and technical reports to include but not limited to Groundwater Monitoring (GWM) Reports, Environmental Site Assessment Reports, and Remediated Earthen Impoundment Closure Reports.
    4. Prepared and obtained various local, state, and federal regulatory permits.
    5. Preparation of industry boring logs using gINT software.
    6. Coordinated of field activities for events including groundwater monitoring, soil sampling, assessment drilling activities, due diligence, and soil remediation activities.
    7. Completed of a wide range of field activities under multiple safety levels including a sampling of air, noise, soil, groundwater, and sediment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Geology

Field Geologist Resume

Objective : Innovative graduate student seeks a position in a business where strong analytical and problem-solving skills will add value. Customer-focused and adaptable with a positive attitude and effective communication skills. Able to learn new concepts quickly with an emphasis on quality, integrity, and professionalism.

Skills : Graphics, Geological, Geophysical, GIS, and Remote Sensing Software.

Description :

    1. Performed a variety of tasks as a team member of environmental consulting firms involved with FDEP Preapproval Program sites and private clients.
    2. Assisted Professional Geologist in proposal design for a variety of assessment work and remedial systems.
    3. Regularly prepared deliverable reports for FDEP and private clients detailing various assessment and remediation events.
    4. Performed site assessment activities including the supervision of single, double-cased and nested monitoring, air sparge(AS), and soil vapor extraction(SVE) wells.
    5. Supervised the removal of Underground Storage Tanks and associated contaminated soils and delineated the extent of soil and groundwater contamination plumes while sampling groundwater and soils according to FDEP protocols.
    6. Performed monthly O & M visits on various remedial systems.
    7. Maintained various data in Excel spreadsheet format.
    8. Performed slug tests for aquifer characterization.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Geology

Field Geologist Resume

Objective : Accomplished Geologist with a diverse background in geology research, excavation, work, and mine operations. Committed to further pursuing a career, focused on geologic research, and practical use of collected data.

Skills : Drafting, Project Management, Extensive Field Experience.

Description :

    1. Monitored Well Installation: Oversight of groundwater monitoring wells using hollow stem auger, sonic, and mud rotary drilling techniques.
    2. Groundwater monitored well installation activities included lithological soil descriptions using the Unified Soil Classification System (USCS).
    3. Oversight of one inch pre-packed screened wells and two-inch shallow wells using a Geoprobe.
    4. Oversight of two-inch shallow groundwater monitoring wells, double and triple cased vertical extent monitoring wells, two-inch air sparging wells, and four-inch free product recovery wells.
    5. Collected soil samples to delineate vadose and smear zones for leaking petroleum storage tank release sites.
    6. Performed site and area surveys and generated site maps prior to the engagement of field activities at new sites.
    7. Performed asbestos inspections of abandoned and active buildings.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS In Geology

Field Geologist Resume

Headline : Individual with hands-on experience with computer hardware and troubleshooting and is experienced in the customer service industry. Also has had experience completing passive seismic surveys and mud-logging. Individuals with a strong initiative that thrives in high-pressure environments. Innovative professional with proven project management skills and the ability to achieve results by providing detailed mudlogging data and constantly monitoring recordings of drillings to report to wellsite geologist in efficient time.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management, Computer Hardware, Data Management.

Description :

    1. Planned routes for each prospect point (300).
    2. Used Garmin Basecamp Software to preplan routes each day.
    3. Made sure team members knew safety procedures before every trip.
    4. Measured using Gurulap three-component seismometer to monitor for any hydrocarbon readings.
    5. Arranged the data using Microsoft Excel in order to send it for further analysis.
    6. Collected soil samples for every point measured.
    7. Took care of logistics which included: housing, food, first aid kits, and car rentals for all team members.
    8. Completed the first project for the company with only two other team members.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Geology

Field Geologist Resume

Objective : Strong desire to establish a career in geology where time management, attention to detail, and drive to succeed will be put to best use. Hoping to ultimately progress to a technical operations or mine manager position with an outstanding organization.

Skills : Integrated Data Management, Geologic Mapping, Well Log Correlation, Seismic Interpretation.

Description :

    1. Logged and mapped 40+ unconventional shale gas wells in Utica and Marcellus Shale Plays.
    2. Performed well plan analysis prior to spud for 25+ wells.
    3. Mapped Marcellus Shale subsurface structure and accompanying hydrocarbon shows, exploiting possible up-hole potential (Utica Play).
    4. Developed and maintained daily working relationships with multiple parties/clients, building rapport, and exceeding client expectations.
    5. Prepared daily well site geological reports and mud logs for accurate, real-time data, ensuring correct wellbore placement of 40+ wells.
    6. Avoided reportable injuries by effectively communicating safety concerns with on-site rig personnel.
    7. Gauged and sampled on-site monitoring wells at various commercial, industrial & municipal landfill sites.
    8. Prepared quarterly groundwater monitoring reporting and mapping for private sector clients.
    9. Operated heavy equipment when needed to expedite soil sampling of excavations at contaminated sites.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Geology

Field Geologist Resume

Summary : Motivated professional seeks entry-level position involving field surveying and inspections. Also, opportunities for growth and advancement, where one may apply experience in involving geohazard field inspections, topographical mapping, and site characterization.

Skills : Excellent Communication, Leadership, Management, Interpersonal Self Motivated, Innovation, and Creativity, Sales, Management.

Description :

    1. Operated as a field geologist collecting good data and groundwater samples used to test for PCBs, heavy metals, herbicides, pesticides, and volatile organic compounds (VOC)s.
    2. Collected groundwater samples from wells using bailers and peristaltic pumps to retrieve samples.
    3. Constructed soil profiles and performed sediment characterization and testing of soil boring materials to catalog changes in sediment type and evaluate the presence of contaminants using a photoionization detector (PID).
    4. Acted as an on-site supervisor overseeing the implementation of good installation and purging processes.
    5. Trained on laboratory equipment including high temperature and pressure reaction furnaces, rock saws, rock grinder, polishing wheels, thin-bladed wafer saw, graphite welder, automated Logitech (for thin sections), drying ovens, furnaces, acetylene torch, vacuum pumps, and most chemistry lab equipment.
    6. Trained on petrographic and cathodoluminescence microscope.
    7. Conducted field tests on soils, concrete, and other fundamental building components at construction sites.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Geology

Field Geologist Resume

Objective : Talented graduate ready to start their career in geology. Committed to learning exploring and developing hydrocarbon and mineral exploration water resources the remediation of environmental issues understanding natural hazards and investigating past climate changes to forecast potential futures.

Skills : Core Sampling, Log Analysis, Research, and Development, Mud Logging, Geosteering, Sequence Stratigraphy, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Interpreted MWD/LWD data to determine the occurrence and composition of any oil or gas shows, and formation tops that occurred while drilling.
    2. Provided lithological descriptions of all formations drilled within the basins.
    3. Familiar with safe drilling practices and drilling operations of horizontal wells from spud to TD and completion of horizontal wells.
    4. Synthesized LWD/MWD, and mud log data to compile detailed daily and final reports for customer and other drilling team personnel.
    5. Trained on petrophysical log analysis; Neutron Density, Bulk Density, Gamma Ray, Spontaneous Potential, and Resistivity Logs.
    6. Performed QA/QC of mud logs and maintained an average of 95% QA/QC score as a Field Geologist on all projects completed.
    7. Accurately completed well plans for all wells assigned and predicted formation top depths within 10ft.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MS in Petrophysics

Field Geologist Resume

Objective : An experienced environmental professional with 2+ years of experience. with a strong geo-technological focus, and offering a proven track record of bringing success and increased productivity. Demonstrated project management, reporting, and analysis skills.

Skills : Epic, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office Suite, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for supervising drilling activities and down-hole logging of individual borings as part of a preliminary investigation of subsurface materials to determine foundation suitability.
    2. Collected soil samples for geotechnical analysis, surveying and mapping the site layout and geologic features as they related to mass grading equipment requirements, developing cross sections for geotechnical interpretation, and grading design purposes.
    3. Performed percolation testing to determine stormwater basin design parameters, prepared geologic maps, and developed cross-sections and geologic interpretations.
    4. Field oversight also incorporated observing and approving the excavation of surface soils/rock for the development of residential lots.
    5. Approved suitable materials for home foundations, observed backfilling and soil compaction activities collected soil compaction data, and submitted approval and daily progress reports, developed the geotechnical map for as-built building inspection requirements.
    6. Identified formation tops, gas kicks for the Point Pleasant, and Utica oil and gas plays.
    7. Monitored rig function and well site operations in the horizontal wells.
    8. Correlate real-time strip logs/mud logs and gamma logs with offset wells.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS in Geology