Company: Wood
Skills: Workover or Completion
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently working for a Completions Engineer in Houston Texas to work within a Wood Client company office . The client is seeking a contractor on board for approximately 90 days supporting their Eagle Ford assets. Ideal candidate will have at least 5 yrs of operator experience in the Completions discipline.

Location: Town and Country Blvd - Houston, TX. In office required. Not Remote.

Schedule: Mon-Fri (hybrid schedule)

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:
  • Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of well testing, wells in general or well surveys.
  • Maintain records of drilling and production operations, monitor production rates, plan, or rework processes to improve production, and draft technical reports for engineering and management personnel.
  • Coordinate the installation, maintenance and operation of mining and oil field equipment and develop plans for oil and gas field drilling.
  • This typically is considered an intermediate to lower-level senior engineer. Incumbent handles varied engineering assignments requiring a broad knowledge of an engineering specialty and the effect the work has upon other fields.
  • Solves problems using a combination of standard or modified procedures.
  • Participates in planning objectives.
  • Performs independent studies, and analyzes, interprets, and draws own conclusions; more complex work projects are referred to more senior authorities.
  • Not supervised in detail except on more difficult assignments. May give periodic technical guidance to less experienced professionals or technicians assigned to work on a common project.
  • Involved with the assembly of downhole tubulars and equipment needed to enable safe and efficient production from an oil or gas well.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Supervising the removal of drilling equipment and waste, evaluating findings to test, develop or design equipment or processes.
  • Emulating reservoir performance for different recovery techniques, and testing machinery and equipment to ensure it is safe and complies with performance specifications.
  • Software: Peloton, Wellview, Wellcat experience

Skills / Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Experience in Engineering with 8 years E&P company experience in unconventional engineering
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience developing unconventional completion procedures with a technical competency in completion (pumping) operations. Completions support is the primary function of this job (supporting frac crew from office via procedures and report creation).
  • Ideal candidate will also have production or well intervention experience that includes writing procedures to workover producing wells with lift equipment including rod pump, ESP, or gaslift. (secondary function if experienced)
  • Working knowledge of downhole tools and equipment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with computer software: Microsoft Suite, Wellview, and Spotfire
  • Ability to work flexible work schedule, including long and/or irregular hours

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.