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Subsurface Technician

Manpower Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP647-2540

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Technician support of Reservoir Development team work efforts
• User support of technical interpretation activities (i.e., geology, geophysics and petrophysics) including use of Petrel and ArcGIS
• Import, export, reformat, and QC of various geological and engineering data types including well locations, well logs, seismic data, and satellite imagery
• Manage Petrel master data repositories; ensure new data is quickly added and pushed to user projects
• Identify and correct issues with well location and trajectory data
• Generate working maps (ArcGIS, Petrel), type logs, presentation slides, etc.
• Edit stratigraphic columns and templates, generate picks, correlate logs, identify faults, create cross sections, and generate supporting plots
• Create, edit, attribute, import and export GIS data
• Generate grids and grid/contour operations leading to finished maps
• Produce reservoir pressure contour maps on a quarterly basis
• Troubleshoot IT issues for Reservoir Development team and facilitate corrective actions with IT department
• Coordinate and maintain records of software licenses and usage statistics
• Assist on onboarding of new team members
• Assist in preparing PowerPoint presentations and facilitating audio and video teleconferences
• Occasional travel to Basra, Iraq to provide geotech support and mentoring to the geoscience operations and surveillance teams


• Bachelor of Science degree in geoscience
• 5+ years of work experience in petroleum geology
• Highly experienced in Petrel and ArcGIS (data loading and retrieval)
• Some knowledge of general IT issues including hardware and license management

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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