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Logging Specialist I

Gyrodata Williston, ND

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Gyrodata is a privately held oil service company based in Houston, Texas. The Company was founded in 1980 and incorporated in 1983 to adapt advanced, aerospace guidance technology for applications in wellbore surveying for the oil and gas industry, which is our main product line.

Our highly accurate, wellbore positioning and drilling guidance technology is used to assist the operator in better defining the trajectory of the wellbore and certain pieces of equipment in the well and to assist the driller in accurately drilling to a predetermined target. Today, Gyrodata is the leading supplier worldwide of precision wellbore survey services to the energy, mining, environmental and construction industries.

Job Function

Achieve Awareness to Competency in performing and analyzing multiple wireline services utilizing downhole logging instruments and different logging software’s at client jobsites. “Proficiency” is defined as the ability to successfully perform wireline services without supervision. Works with operators to ensure proper rig up and rig down procedures.

Essential Duties


Introduced to the collaboration with OTS Specialists to provide customer solutions

Works with mentor to become aware of customers' needs and expectations


Performs routine wireline equipment performance checks, preventative maintenance of related tools, wireline tool assembly, testing and basic troubleshooting

Checks wireline equipment at client jobsite and assembling tools

Performs proper and safe rig-up procedures and installations at client jobsites


Travels as directed by Operations Coordinator to perform job duties, and remain on job site

Performs pre-job preparation of wireline and logging equipment to ensure completion of pre-job logistics

Performs post-job shop responsibilities, including cleaning, servicing, and labeling equipment, post-job office equipment testing, and accurate and timely submission of post-job paperwork and related files


Performs wireline logging services and survey operations utilizing logging instruments at client jobsites

Performs under direct guidance an Awareness for accurate evaluations of casing  integrity through the use of the multiple logging tools

Ability to read and interpret log data accurately and communicate findings with company jobsite representative and/or engineer in charge of operation

Complies with all Gyrodata, Inc. and client safety and training requirements and providing corresponding documentation, including Jobsite Awareness forms and site work permits

Represents Gyrodata, Inc. in a positive and professional manner and communicate clearly with client representatives


Prepares and maintains all documentation for client jobs, including wireline logs and journals, job tickets, daily reporting, end-of-well reports and all applicable administrative paperwork  

Applies Gyrodata, Inc. Quality Assurance systems and standards

HSE Function

Complies with applicable safety standards and maintain a safe working environment

Drives defensively at all times observing posted speeds and traffic signs and adjust driving as needed to meet road conditions

Generates Job Safety Analysis at each job site and reports local observations

Establishes and maintains a culture that emphasizes compliance with all health, safety and environmental standards and respect for co-workers, clients and community

Oversees and enforces compliance with health, safety and environmental policies and procedures established by Gyrodata, Inc. and any applicable local laws.

Be aware of hazards in the field and the shop; wear necessary safety clothing; use appropriate safety equipment; maintain equipment in clean and serviceable conditions; immediately report any faults.

QA Function

Complies with applicable quality assurance standards and maintain a safe working environment

Cooperates with management in promoting, developing and maintaining a safe place of work and safe working practices, meeting all applicable health, safety and environmental requirements

Reports any work methods, equipment or conditions considered hazardous and submit suggestions to remedy the situation

Utilizes the Gyrodata, Inc. Service Quality Management System (SQMS) to report any accident or incident (including near misses) that could have caused injury, damage or loss of production, or impacts the service quality offered for the operation at hand

Required Qualifications

Strong written and oral English communication skills

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year college or university or equivalent work experience of 5-7 years in Wireline Logging support role

Clean motor vehicle record as per local requirement

Ability to pass BATFE background check for possession of explosive materials

Ability to work non-office hours and weekends as necessary

Ability to record data and demonstrate good record-keeping skills

Ability to perform duties according to on call schedule

Ability to use a computer for accessing and sending e-mail, opening and revising documents, accessing internet and web-based Gyrodata, Inc. systems, including SharePoint, HRIS and ability to use Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited 4-year college or university

SafeGulf and SafeLand Certifications

First Aid, AED and CPR training course certificate

Valid local port of authority identification, such as Transportation Worker Identification Credentials

H2S Certification

Customer Safety Certifications

Pressure Control Certifications

Defensive Safe Driver Certification

Valid Class A commercial driver’s license

Class B CDL

Working Conditions

The job is performed at the client’s outdoor job site and involves exposure to the elements, including extreme heat and cold, and significant travel. The job requires exposure to safety hazards, such as exposure to heavy machinery, mechanical and electrical equipment, and possible exposure to toxic chemicals. The job requires routine physical exertion, including sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to sixty (60) pounds, carrying, pushing, pulling, kneeling, squatting and a wide range of physical motion. The job requires operation of tools, machinery, equipment, computers and telephones. The job requires following written and oral instructions, attention to detail, ability to multitask, ability to work with others, ability to meet deadlines, compliance with safety protocols and regular attendance. The job requires attention to emergency and time sensitive tasks, which may include working irregular and prolonged hours. The job requires following established policies and procedures and meeting quality and safety standards.

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Williston, ND
58801 USA
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