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Completion Engineer I/II/III

System One
Updated: Dec 20 2012
Desired Expertise: Petroleum Engineering, Workover or Completion
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Job Description:


  • Design fracs in different areas/formations using software models. Perform NPV and feasibility analyses on different design proposals to identify preferred completion design. Present and defend proposals to management;
  • Coordinate, remotely supervise, and report results from flowback operations;
  • Identify opportunities to test new completions designs and techniques. Gather cost proposals, build and defend a case to try new designs or techniques. Implement and monitor production results and actual costs from new designs or techniques. Present results, including production results and incremental economics;
  • Remotely monitor frac jobs. Occasionally perform site visits to monitor job, identify potential QC issues, and build relationships with frac crews / supervisors;
  • Advise field supervisor on how to proceed when completion job encounters issues (unable to initiate, screen-out, equipment issues, etc.). Ensure quality of cement bond logs. Coordinate microseismic jobs. Prepare perforation / frac procedures; and
  • Manage data for environmental/regulatory reporting.

Required Skills

  • Required skills of a Completions Engineer I/II/III include:
  • Basic understanding of reservoir and completion engineering fundamentals.
  • Effective team player able to effectively communicate different design proposals and new testing ideas to management.
  • Ability to deal with wide range of uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • Above average interpersonal skills.
  • Pittsburgh-based position, but must have the ability to travel to the field as required.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, chemical or petroleum preferred

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