What Skills Should a Geophysical Data Technician Have?

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Speaking

Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Writing

Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Science

Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

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What Subjects Should I Study to Become a Geophysical Data Technician?
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What Tools and Technologies Are Geophysical Data Technicians Using to Do Their Job?
Tools

Water sampling bailers

Total sulfur analyzers

Total stations

Technologies

Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator

Dynamic Graphics EarthVision

ESRI ArcGIS software

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How Much Experience is Needed to Become a Geophysical Data Technician?

A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for this occupation. For example, a person in this occupation must complete four years of college and work for several years in industry to be considered qualified.

  • 29.3% said they needed a Bachelor's Degree.

  • 28.13% said they needed a Master's Degree.

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What Does a Geophysical Data Technician Do?

Geophysical Data Technicians Measure, record, or evaluate geological data, using sonic, electronic, electrical, seismic, or gravity-measuring instruments to prospect for oil or gas. May collect or evaluate core samples or cuttings.

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