The Associate Geoscientist II is technically responsible to the Project Geoscientist to provide accurate and pertinent scientific data according to agreed upon methods, procedures and techniques; and to provide sound conclusions and recommendations based upon field investigations and literature reviews within established project schedules. Under the operational supervision of a Unit/Section Manager, the position of Assistant Geoscientist II is a preparatory step into the position of Associate Geoscientist.
* Collect data as prescribed by the scope of work and present it in a logical, coherent manner, including the preparation of written reports, tables, figures and illustrations. * Complete assigned tasks on schedule and within the budget to the satisfaction of the project management team. * Maintain auditable and orderly files, notebooks, and correspondence on all project aspects. * Conduct all work in compliance with technical project specifications and standard operating procedures defined in the project work scope. * Monitor project performance including the effort, timeliness and the quality of work of subcontractors and document and report all variations to the Project Geoscientist and Unit Manager or Section Manager. * Report project?related delays or irregularities to the Project Geoscientist and Unit Manager or Section Manager. * Under the direction of a more senior geoscientist, coordinate laboratory analysis appropriate to the proper identification and evaluation of samples. * Conduct literature searches to compile pertinent information. Critically evaluate and correlate the compiled literature. * Maintain a current knowledge of the recent investigative works in the field for application on existing and proposed projects. * Cooperate with senior staff in planning and developing appropriate scopes, budgets and schedules for proposals and projects. * Be aware of client needs and concerns. * Provide input to the appropriate supervisor when potential project technical quality problems are identified. * Continue technical education through review of technical periodicals, participation at internal training programs, and attendance at external seminars, workshops, conferences or training sessions. * Participate in the development of standard operating procedures and internal training programs. * Identify new technologies and techniques and evaluate their applicability and potential benefits for the company. * Develop data management skills. * Achieve a high level of current discipline expertise for application to present and future projects. * Solve technical problems on project with assistance from senior staff. * Cooperate with senior staff to improve the technical quality of project work. * Select peer reviewers for informal project reviews. * Cooperate with the implementation of all project QA/QC audits and reviews, and assist in implementing corrective action where appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
* Bachelors degree plus one (1) year of related experience, or Masters Degree. * Demonstrate ability to work and complete assignments with minimal direct supervision. * Demonstrate ability to make timely and effective decisions. * Demonstrate willingness and ability to learn and conduct assigned activities in a professional manner. * Demonstrate technical competence and willingness to instruct staff in areas of specialization. * Demonstrate ability to plan, organize and lead. * Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively by speech and writing to individuals, large groups of peers and supervisors. * Demonstrate dedication to fostering ethical conduct and professionalism. * Demonstrate ability to work well as a team member.
About Partners Data Systems
Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.