Field Production Engineer in Christina Lake, Canada

at MEG Energy
Location Christina Lake, Canada
Date Posted June 14, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Posting End Date:
Friday, June 29, 2018
Position Type:
Position Sub Type:
Permanent Full Time
A/B-Shift Wednesday (Canada)
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Purpose of Role:

To contribute to MEG Energy success by providing production engineering support to the Christina Lake engineering and operations teams. The position is a full-time role at the Christina Lake site on 7 days in 7 days out rotation.

Key Responsibilities:
Support Calgary Production engineers with day to day well optimization at the field level.
Provide guidance, technical oversight, and prioritization to operations team with regards to the start-up, operation and maintenance of surface field facilities as it relates to thermal well operation.
Apart of a multi-discipline team responsible for overseeing and improving field facilities reliability and efficiencies.
Ensure current and upcoming activities related to thermal well operations are clearly communicated to operations Field Coordinator and completions groups.
Ensure that daily data associated with the thermal wells is accurately captured in our production volume reporting system with a focus on well testing, steam and production allocation.
Provide plant operation and field activity updates to Calgary office as required.
Oversee and execute field level production related to plant upsets or turnarounds.
Provide leadership in all field related projects from completions to field facilities.
Support operations team as required in troubleshooting issues related to the thermal well operation.

Bachelor of Engineering Degree from an accredited university
Legally entitled to work in Canada
2-5 years of relevant oil and gas industry experience
Registered membership of APEGA
Field Operations experience an asset

Skills and Knowledge:
Must demonstrate leadership, enthusiasm, and discipline.
Strong communication and organizational skills are required
Committed to the principle of achieving injury free operations.
Must be able to take ownership, make timely decisions and communicate outcomes.
Strong team player / excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships both within MEG Energy as well as Partner Groups, Service Companies, and Regulatory agencies
Must be able to effectively coordinate concurrent activities involving multiple groups
Provide technical expertise to troubleshoot major unplanned events.

Life at Christina Lake Regional Project Site: MEG strives to create a comfortable environment with a strong community spirit for our employees and contractors while they are at our Christina Lake project site. Getting to MEG’s Christina Lake project is very convenient. MEG offers direct fly-in, fly-out service out of Calgary, Edmonton, Bonnyville, Saskatoon, Vancouver and Kelowna. Employees/contractors depart out of one of these six locations and are flown directly to the landing strip at MEG’s Christina Lake project, minimizing commute times to and from Site. From the excellent accommodations and facilities, to the variety of on-site recreational programming, MEG is proud to offer our employees and contractors a camp that is truly a home away from home.

MEG Energy is a Canadian oil sands company focused on sustainable in situ development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta. MEG has a large, high-quality resource base – one that we believe holds some of the best in situ resources in Alberta. We are proud to develop and implement innovative technologies that efficiently maximize production while minimizing our environmental impact - an approach that is not only important to our stakeholders, but also to our team at MEG. These include our Diluent Removal Facility and proprietary HI-Q® technology. Our company is home to some of the industry’s top talent, boasting decades of experience that span nearly every thermal oil sands project developed in Alberta over the past 20 years. We hire individuals who share our commitment to excellence in all that we do and those who are passionate about responsible energy development.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. MEG Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

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