Data Specialist

Core Lab
Houston, Texas, United States
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2 + Years Experience

Company: Core Lab
Skills: IT - Sys Admin & Support, Software Specialist, Wireline Logging
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US


Join our ProTechnics Division, as a Data Specialist. Great opportunity to work with our team of Data Analysts and Specialists.

Under general supervision, supports the Data Analysis group in the processing of SpectraScan and/or SpectraChem data and other data processes. In addition, produces client deliverables in the form of log plots, PowerPoint slides, posters, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Obtains necessary data and information from database or other sources (Sales staff; Operations; laboratory; and occasionally, external clients).
  • Utilizes custom software applications to calibrate and depth correlate the data.
  • Reviews input data for correctness and relevance based on visual examination.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to adjust parameters in software to obtain an accurate and quality output.
  • Verifies Output. Reviews format and accuracy of print out.
  • Confers with Data Analysts or the Manager Data Analysis for resolution of data/output issues.
  • Operates various printers to produce final client deliverables.
  • Saves output data to various file formats and media. Examples are log plots (paper and PDF), LAS (log ASCII standard) file, PowerPoint slides, posters, etc.
  • Assists with special projects or work assignments as assigned.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of work experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree. Minimum 2 years of experience with data manipulation software preferred. Dashboard design and building visuals for dashboards a plus; experience in the oilfield industry preferred. Must have a solid working knowledge of Excel and Word and a demonstrated aptitude for working with data bases/computer programs.