Work Nature

  • Analyze and interpret geological, geochemical, or geophysical information from sources such as survey data, well logs, bore holes, or aerial photos.
  • Plan or conduct geological, geochemical, or geophysical field studies or surveys, sample collection, or drilling and testing programs used to collect data for research or application.
  • Prepare geological maps or resource management, using results of fieldwork or laboratory research.
  • Analyze and interpret geological data, using computer software.
  • Investigate soils, minerals, rocks, or fossil remains.
  • Assess ground or surface water movement to provide advice regarding issues such as waste management, route and site selection, or the restoration of contaminated sites. 
  • Locate and estimate probable natural gas, oil, or mineral ore deposits or underground water resources, using aerial photographs, charts, or research or survey results.
  • Locate and review research articles or environmental, historical, or technical reports. 
  • Measure characteristics of the Earth, such as gravity or magnetic fields, using equipment such as seismographs, gravimeters, torsion balances, or magnetometers.
  • Conduct geological or geophysical studies to provide information for use in regional development, site selection, or development of public works projects.
  • Identify risks for natural disasters, such as mudslides, earthquakes, or volcanic eruptions.
  • Design geological mine maps, monitor mine structural integrity, or advise and monitor mining crews.

Key Skills

  • Engineering Design
  • Microsoft Office
  • Environmental Consulting
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Project Management

Occupations

  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Geological Data Technician
  • Geologist
  • Pollution control Officer
  • Waste Recycling Operators

Career Analysis

1 Fees
Low
2 Demand
High
3 Salary
Medium
4 Level Of Preparation
High

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