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Production Engineer - Bakersfield

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Updated: Dec 13 2012
Desired Expertise: Production Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Production, Oil and Gas, completion, workover, recovery, water flood, surveillance
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: 90 to 160k, bonus, 9/80 work schedule, 401k matching, 4 weeks vacation plus holidays, relocation help
Location: Los Angeles,, CA, US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

Production Engineer We are looking for a Production Engineer for one of the top oil producers in California. The Production Engineer is responsible for optimizing the performance of a water flood recovery project through well and pattern surveillance. This is a fulltime position with a major operator in California. Position Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Well and pattern level surveillance.
  • Execution of the voidage management strategy through surveillance and optimization of water flood injector performance.
  • Enabling the delivery of area production targets through surveillance and optimization of areal and vertical sweep.
  • Ensuring optimum injection/production interaction by leading the evaluation of the recovery process at the pattern level.
  • Participation with the Recovery Process Evaluation (Reservoir) team with replacement and development drilling project preparation.
  • Providing technical support to various Operations process teams.

Critical Skills/Knowledge: Desired skills and competencies for the position include:

  • Strong Production Engineering skill set with a solid understanding of the well outflow system.
  • Strong operational acumen with an understanding of producing operation practices.
  • Working knowledge of well drilling, completion, and workover processes and techniques. Able to prepare well completion, workover, and maintenance procedures.
  • Familiar with well and reservoir surveillance. Able to recognize performance deficiencies and develop solutions to mitigate.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Able to interact with a high performing multi-disciplinary engineering / operations team.

Experience/Business Accomplishments Required for this Position: The successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor of Science or higher engineering degree with preference given to mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or petroleum engineering graduates.
  • Previous experience in either production or reservoir engineering.

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