Geological Sample Test Technicians

Geological Sample Test Technicians

Test or analyze geological samples, crude oil, or minerals to detect presence of petroleum, gas, or mineral deposits indicating potential for exploration or production or to determine physical or chemical properties to ensure that products meet quality standards.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Analytical Thinking * Persistence * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Cooperation * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Test and analyze samples to determine their content and characteristics, using laboratory apparatus or testing equipment. * Collect or prepare solid or fluid samples for analysis. * Compile, log, or record testing or operational data for review and further analysis.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction, Government,

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