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"Petroleum Engineer"
Job Description - Part 2 - Typical Daily Activities

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Activities for: "Petroleum Engineer"

1) Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.


2) Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.


3) Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.


4) Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.


5) Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.


6) Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information -- Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.


7) Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.


8) Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.


9) Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.


10) Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.


11) Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.


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12) Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.


13) Monitoring and Controlling Resources -- Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.


14) Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.


15) Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others -- Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.


16) Communicating with Persons Outside Organization -- Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.


17) Developing Objectives and Strategies -- Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.


18) Scheduling Work and Activities -- Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.


19) Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People -- Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.


20) Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others -- Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.


21) Thinking Creatively -- Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.


22) Provide Consultation and Advice to Others -- Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics.


23) Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.


24) Performing Administrative Activities -- Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.


Job Description for "Petroleum Engineer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Petroleum Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-E        SOC:  17-2171.00


 

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