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Geological Technician

Employer

Waterline Resources Inc.

Date Posted

July 02, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $31.15 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 01, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Waterline Resources Inc.

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Industrial/commercial (general)

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Remote location
  • Inspection
  • Drilling

Tasks

  • Conduct environmental audits
  • Conduct or direct surveys or survey programs
  • Design measures to minimize undesirable environmental effects of mining and oil and gas operations
  • Perform clerical duties, such as maintain filing and record systems
  • Prepare notes, sketches, geological maps and cross sections
  • Assist in hydrogeological field and laboratory studies
  • Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing and well surveys
  • Conduct studies of groundwater flow and contamination
  • Conduct research
  • Conduct technical analyses of survey and field data for development of topographic, soil, hydrological or other information and prepare reports
  • Plan, direct and participate in analyses of geological, geochemical and geophysical survey data, well logs and other test results, maps, notes and cross sections
  • Disinfect, reconstruct and redevelop older contaminated wells and water pumping systems
  • Develop procedures to clean up contaminated sites

Supervision

Water well drillers

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Certification by a provincial or territorial association

Resource usage and environmental studies

  • Site remediation
  • Environmental assessment

Analytical techniques

Sampling

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Technical terminology

Engineering

Field work location experience

On land

Technical experience

  • Geological sampling analysis
  • Soil analysis

Industrial processes and products experience

Industrial operations and maintenance

Area of work experience

  • Data interpretation and evaluation
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Field sampling and data acquisition
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Scientific data processing

Type of industry experience

  • Mineral resources and/or mining
  • Oil and Gas Well Sites

Geology specialization

  • Hydrogeology
  • Environmental geology

Planning specialization

Environmental assessment or analysis

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector
  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Area of specialization

  • Oil and gas exploration and production
  • Geology
  • Mining and mining engineering
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Investigation

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is available
  • Driver's abstract
  • Vehicle supplied by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Other benefits

  • Other benefits
  • Transportation provided by employer

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Geological Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Geological and Mineral Technologists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate and maintain geophysical survey and well logging instruments and equipment, and to perform physical and chemical tests

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing geophysical and survey data to assist engineers and geologists in the evaluation and analysis of petroleum and mineral reservoirs; may assist engineers and metallurgists in specifying material selection, metal treatments and corrosion protection systems; may assist hydrogeologists in evaluating ground water and well circulation

directive

Interest in supervising prospecting field trips, exploratory drilling, geological survey programs and studies, and the preparation and of rock, mineral and metal samples; may supervise oil and gas well drilling, well completions and work-overs and welding projects

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Geological and Mineral Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate and maintain geophysical survey and well logging instruments and equipment; to assist in preparing rock, mineral and metal samples; and to assist in conducting physical and chemical laboratory tests

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling geophysical and survey data from hydrogeological field and laboratory studies in order to assist with preparation of reports

innovative

Interest in assisting to carry out a limited range of other technical functions in support of geology, geophysics and petroleum and mining engineering

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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