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geotechnician

Description

Code

3117.2

Description

Geotechnicians collect and process rock and soil samples for geomechanical testing. They also describe the quality of rock mass, including structure, discontinuities, colour and weathering. Mine geotechnicians may measure the size of underground openings. They report the collected information to geologists and engineers as required.

Alternative Labels

geological expert

surface logging specialist

logging geologist

mine geological technician

logging engineer

mine geotechnician

formation evaluation engineer

geotechnician

geo-technician

surface logging technician

geological operator

geologist

surface logger

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: