Exploitation Engineer - Calgary, Canada

at Quaderra
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted March 25, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 3


The Quaderra Group specializes in the placement of technical and executive professionals in the energy and resource industries within Canada and around the globe. We utilize an innovative and proactive approach to reveal hidden talent to our clients and well-matched opportunities for our candidates. Our priority is to maximize the fit between companies and candidates. We look for the right fit – beyond the resume. This means we focus on getting to know YOU. This includes not only your skill set, but understanding what's important to you to help determine what you really want. We work for you – your satisfaction is our success.

JOB ID #: 2113

JOB TITLE: Exploitation Engineer



Our Client:

Our client is a mid-sized oil and gas producer based in Calgary, Alberta. The company is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of crude oil and natural gas in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and in the Williston Basin in the United States. Current production is over 50,000 BOE, with close to 90% of production weighted toward crude oil. Our client provides great opportunities to develop a career at a company that exposes their employees to numerous challenges and offers many rewards.

Our client is looking for a 3-6 year Exploitation engineer for their AB/BC Business Unit. This person will be responsible for formulating and executing reservoir development strategies and providing reservoir engineering support to maximize economic recovery from currently operated assets.

Reporting Structure:

This position will report to the Vice President, AB/BC Business Unit.


  • Monitor and evaluate reservoir performance to optimize production and recovery (e.g. Well testing, decline analysis, reservoir simulation)
  • Work in multi-discipline team to identify, evaluate, prioritize, plan and execute exploitation, workover and acquisition opportunities and low risk exploration
  • Provide mentorship to junior reservoir and production engineers
  • Develop production, recoverable reserve and economic foresasts for internal budgets, acquisitions and development opportunities
  • Ensure corporate compliance with regulatory bodies in areas relating to drilling reservoir depletion and recovery schemes
  • Represent company interests in relevant joint venture projects


  • 3-6 years of Reservoir/Exploitation Engineering experience
  • Experience with reservoir assessments, development planning/exploitation, economic evaluation, well testing.
  • Waterflooding and simulation experience are an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Negotiating experience an asset
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage time and produce results under tight deadlines
  • proficient in the use of AFE Navigator, Excel, Geoscout, Value Navigator and PVR
  • Field experience is a definite asset

Base salary, eligibility for short term and long term incentives, benefits coverage, vacation.
How to Apply: Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to: info@quaderra.com Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job: Exploitation Engineer (#2113-MH2812)

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