Petroleum Engineer, Pittsburgh, PA

at KeyLogic
Location Pittsburgh, United States
Date Posted October 15, 2016
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


KeyLogic is seeking outstanding candidates with industry experience to join our expanding team!

Petroleum Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA Job Code: 972


Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Geology, Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering, or related discipline
  • High degree of intellectual and analytical skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and assess new technologies related to subsurface monitoring, geologic modeling, and wellbore integrity
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a structured team environment with federal and other technical service contractors
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines
  • Very strong presentation and written communication skills
  • Direct technical expertise in geology/subsurface with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas
    • oil/gas/deep drilling
    • sedimentary systems
    • hydrogeology
    • petroleum geology
    • geophysics
  • Experience in an R & D project environment
  • The ability to communicate scientific and technical concepts effectively in reports and technical¬†documents
  • Strong desire to learn and research topics related to carbon storage and oil & gas operations
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications and Tableau, in addition to geologic modeling software (PETREL, RockWorks, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Federal, state and local regulations relating to the injection and extraction of fluids from the subsurface

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Performing technical assessments related to the storage of carbon dioxide in the subsurface, oil & gas operations, and geologic characterization research
  • Review and interpret data from geophysical logs, cores, and fluid samples
  • Make recommendations on administrative or project work matters and ensure achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives
  • Interact with Federal client and subcontractors
  • Prepare technical summary reports, graphs and tables, communication products, and articles based on research projects related to the subsurface
  • Participate in the critical review of technical project proposals related to the subsurface

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