Petroleum Engineer in United States

at State of Utah
Location United States
Date Posted October 30, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

$31.33 - $38.59 an hourDesired: GISJob Duties
The petroleum engineer is a vital part of the DOGM team that makes decisions concerning oil and gas production in Utah. The incumbent is responsible for the fields review program, shut in/temporary abandoned well program and over sight and contract work for the orphan well program. This position will be reviewing detailed petroleum engineering plans for permitting, work over tax credits and analysis of sundry notices for plugging and abandonment of wells, recompletion and shut-in and temporary abandonment requests.

Principle Duties
Performs engineering review of application for permit to drill (APD)
Review and approves workover tax credits
Administer the shut in temporarily abandoned / orphan well program
Perform fields reviews and analysis
Performs engineering review of sundry notices
Work closely with division field personnel concerning well operations and problems
Investigate complaints and follow up
Represent the Division before the Board of Oil , Gas and Mining as an expert witness
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will possess:
BS in an petroleum engineering discipline
Experience in the oil and gas industry (drilling, completion and production)
Knowledge of and ability to apply petroleum engineering principles and practices (i.e., BOP, drilling, casing evaluation, cementing, completions, workovers and hydraulic fracturing.)
Skills and ability to use various computer software applications including GIS software
Ability to evaluate costs of oil and gas operations
Knowledge of well bore mechanics and design
The ability to communicate and coordinate with operators and other government agencies
The ability to direct contractors according accepted documents and engineering practices
Knowledge and application of Utah Oil and Gas rules and statutes
Why You Should Join Our Team
As one of the oldest Divisions in the State of Utah, the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining has a long history of playing a critical role in the management of Utah's energy resources. The Division monitors the development, production and reclamation of energy resources that plays an important role in supplying Utah with crucial energy resources. As a member of the Division, you would be ensuring responsible development, protecting the public health and safety and protecting the environment and have the opportunity to provide Utah with the vital energy that it requires for its continued growth. The State of Utah offers a generous benefit package allowing work/family balance. To see the lists of benefits click here.

The Division
To learn more about the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining, click here.

Typical Qualifications: (includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)
Experience in the oil and gas industry (drilling, completion and production)
Knowledge of and ability to apply petroleum engineering principles and practices (i.e., BOP, drilling, casing evaluation, cementing, completions, workovers and hydraulic fracturing.)
Skills and ability to use various computer software applications including GIS software
Ability to evaluate costs of oil and gas operations Knowledge of well bore mechanics and design
The ability to communicate and coordinate with operators and other government agencies
The ability to direct contractors according accepted documents and engineering practices
Knowledge and application of Utah Oil and Gas rules and statutes
Supplemental Information:
Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
Occasional travel in a 4WD vehicle on remote backcountry roads.
Includes some hiking in rough terrain.
Occasional overnight travel

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