Petroleum Engineer- Anticipated, Lakewood, Colorado

at Project Solutions
Location Colorado, United States
Date Posted July 6, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position Details: Petroleum Engineer- Anticipated

Location: Lakewood, Colorado Openings: 1 Salary Range:


Petroleum Engineer- Anticipated

Project Solutions Inc. – Lakewood, Colorado

Job Description

The Petroleum Engineer will provide expert support to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Energy Service Center (BIA-IESC) in examination of tribal legal documents. This position will provide expertise to assist Tribes in mineral leasing on tribal and allotted trust lands. Supporting tasks include: regulation development and oversight, permitting, safety management, inspections, research, evaluation of industry standards, environmental compliance enforcement, and evaluation of failures and incidents.

The Petroleum Engineer Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Responsible for executing and integrating PSI Core Values into daily procedures, including: Expertise, quality, integrity, reliability, and accountability.

·         Responsible for serving as technical specialist and liaison between Indian tribes, agencies and contractors on challenging project issues, processes and methods.

·         Required to lead a staff of Petroleum Engineers, Engineering Technicians, and other supporting staff.

·         Responsible for directing, and communicating assignments, projects, actionable events, milestones, and issues.

·         Responsible for providing oversight for engineers, technicians, and specialists for program lease evaluations, and market determinations.

·         Responsible for reviewing unit agreements, applications for permit to drill, application for commingling, communication agreements, lease suspension, modification, amendment, segregation, extension, and termination.

·         Required to have knowledge and understanding of oil and gas production in order to help resolve issues including: complex drilling rigs, novel drilling techniques, and complex operational programs.

·         Required to support and monitor team budget, equipment, and labor.



It is advantageous and preferred that the Inspector be familiar with Bureau and Federal or Departmental policies for land management.

Minimum Qualifications


·         Excellent analytical and research skills

·         Problem solving capabilities

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         Ability to work in both a team environment, as well as independently

·         Knowledge of title documents, legal land descriptions, Title system, Title Research Skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

American Indian Preference shall be given to qualified applicants.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

·         Bachelors of Science Degree Petroleum Engineering and a minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience, or qualified equivalent combination of education/ experience.

·         Knowledge of petroleum engineering and oil and gas deposits

·         Knowledge of drilling methods

·         Knowledge of fracturing methods

·         Knowledge of log analysis methods and programs

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