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Vacancy At Baker Hughes

Date Posted: 10/Jan/2014
Deadline: Not Specified


Petroleum Geologist 

Employment Status 

Full Time Regular 

About this job 

As a leader in the energy consulting sector, RDS offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. RDS is an international advisory firm focused on providing integrated technical and managerial services to all sectors of the oil and gas industry. 

The focus of this office is on Collaboration projects with Baker Hughes Nigeria Geomarket. The aim is to provide Integrated Services to local players, Indigenous Companies (IC’s) and small IOC’s. 

Given the start-up nature of this office, and the evolving needs of RDS and the greater Baker Hughes, the prime requirement for the job is to be strategically aware and flexible to address priorities as they crystallize and become defined. 



  • Preparation of reports and technical presentations.
  • Designing graphical work and preparing graphics to be included in reports, presentations, product datasheets, external conferences etc. utilizing various software packages.
  • Support in responding to tenders and preparing proposals.
  • Providing cover for the senior members of the team where required, including presentations to clients, attendance at conferences and seminars.
  • Providing technical/geological work using geological packages. Carry out market studies, competitor analysis and monitor client activities.
  • Collating and updating internal knowledge, technical, client contacts and admin databases.
  • Liaise with Baker Hughes product lines, stay in touch with the latest upstream technologies.
  • Carrying out administrative duties as assigned by the RDS Nigeria General Manager.
  • Promoting, developing and maintaining a safe place of work and applying safe working practices (meeting statutory health and safety requirements).

Essential Qualifications & Requirements: 

  • Must be skilled in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel plus should have basic IT troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Working knowledge of Geological software packages (e.g. JewelSuite, Petrel) is required.
  • A background in desk top publishing or knowledge in this area would be advantageous.
  • The successful candidate should be flexible, prioritize effectively and be proactive to develop ideas within the team.
  • A technical background and analytical skills are required.
  • Knowledge of FTP sites and data transfer is a plus.
  • It would be a plus to know Baker Hughes overall business.
  • Must be able to adhere to Baker Hughes ethical codes.
  • Must have a strong client focus. Excellent written and verbal communication is required. Must be highly motivated with excellent interpersonal and time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications & Requirements: 

  • First degree in Geology is required.
  • Relevant work experience within this discipline field
  • Able to work in Nigeria, familiar with the work culture and environment (The office location is in Lagos but limited travel may be required).

Education & Experience:

  • M.Sc. in Petroleum Geology or equivalent
  • 5 Plus years Industry experience is required, and product line training.
  • Ability to use own initiative at all times.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good attention to details.
  • Good communication skills


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