Staff geologists support geological projects for their organization. They are responsible for examining conditions in the environment, creating environmental reports that will help ongoing research, providing oral and written geological expertise, and developing and designing methodologies to help improve existing procedures related to data collection. Staff geologists perform physical tasks related to fieldwork, as well as work with a consulting team to collect and output data for their employer.
Staff Geologist Tasks
Communicate with diverse groups like landmen, marketers, regulatory personnel, etc.
Generate data and visualizations such as mineral charts, soil analyses, groundwater modeling, maps, etc.
Review, integrate, quality control and collect data for geologic, hydrologic and other databases.
Investigate sites, take samples, and oversee delineation of land and active worksites.