Gas Storage Reservoir Engineer II/Engineer III in Bridgeport, United States

at Dominion Energy
Location Bridgeport, United States
Date Posted October 30, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


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Job Summary
Dominion Energy is currently seeking an experienced Engineer II/III to join the Reservoir Development & Optimization Team within Gas Storage Services located in our White Oaks General Office Building in Bridgeport, WV. There is one position available that will be filled at either the Engineer II or Engineer III level, commensurate with the selected candidate's skills and abilities.

The Reservoir Development & Optimization Team is responsible for the following:
Analyzing, evaluating, and maintaining/improving existing gas storage pools
Analyze storage pool capacity, deliverability and peaking abilities.
Identify opportunities for additional economical capacity or deliverability development in Dominion storage pools.
Generate winter withdrawal and summer injection operating plans for use in the optimization of the storage asset.
Develop storage pool deliverability and injectability curves to monitor pool performance.
Prepare annual operating reports.
Provide field engineering support on selected pools.
Participates in and prepares information for semi-annual partnership meetings.
Evaluate present well performance and identify wells for stimulation.
Maintain and monitor reservoir conditions through shut-in tests and inventory verification studies. Perform special studies to identify and manage storage gas inventory adjustments.
Assist with preparing gas storage information for FERC certificate filing
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
Minimum Requirements (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications):
Engineer II:
Master's degree with a minimum of 2+ years relevant Oil & Gas engineering experience
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3+ years relevant Oil & Gas engineering experience

Engineer III:
Master's degree with a minimum of 4+ years relevant Oil & Gas engineering experience OR
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5+ years relevant Oil & Gas engineering experience

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Engineer II/Enginer III:
Ensures compliance of storage reservoirs with FERC certification, PHMSA regulations, and State regulatory Oil and Gas Commissions.
Main liaison for reporting to NYDEC.
Oversees the gas storage compliance monitoring system and the replacement project for DETI. This is critical for demonstrating and tracking PHMSA compliance.
Maintains DETI’s Storage Integrity Management Program (SIMP) including the annual review framework for Sections and Standards to ensure PHMSA compliance.
Coordination with key contacts on SIMP with the other two DE companies with storage, Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline and Dominion Energy Ohio.
Prepare for and provide support during PHMSA Storage audits.
Maintain a very detailed understanding of the records required to maintain PHMSA compliance with regard to monthly well inspections / visits.
Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals.
Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Planning, organizational and project management skills.
Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data and draw valid conclusions.
Effective decision making skills. Effective oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing).
Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems.
Knowledge of conventional sandstone reservoirs, reef structures, and/or aquifer storage containers.
Knowledge of company operations and natural gas industry.
Knowledge of regulatory requirements (FERC, PHMSA, EPA, OSHA, API, ASME, etc.).
Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills.
Perform special studies, as needed.
Education Requirements
Degree: Required: Bachelor
Disciplines: Required: Engineering; Preferred: Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.
Working Conditions
Cold Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Outdoors Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%
Test Description
No Testing Required
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