Faced with a task outside his normal scope, Matt Leos proved his flexibility and creativity when he focused his engineering mindset on developing innovative software and data management solutions used by major oil and gas companies.
Job Title: Developer and Special Projects Lead
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Degree (College/University): Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (University of Texas at Austin)
Years with Provenance: 7 years
Years in the Industry: 8 years
Provenance Office: Austin, Texas
Project Sites: Borger, TX; Ponca, OK; Sweeny, TX; Enid, OK; Deer Park, TX
Part of being an engineer lies not only in what you do, but also how you do it.
In university classrooms, engineering students develop a specific mentality. Matt Leos describes his experience,
“Engineering school taught me how to problem solve. The ‘engineer’ mentality includes asking lots of questions, seeing the problem from different angles, figuring out the core problem, all while applying a tireless work ethic – you study, study, study.”