at Ho-Chunk
Location Lakewood, United States
Date Posted March 27, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Generate well decline forecasts, future production forecasts, remaining reserve analysis, stimulation recommendations, well work-over supervision, pipeline design analysis, facility design, and assistance on potential field expansion.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Generate economic evaluations and sensitivity analyses concerning oil and gas operations; provide potential income forecasts and negotiating information for potential Indian Mineral Development Act (IMDA) agreements.
Provide oil, gas, and mineral training and education to the Tribes.
Perform well log analysis on wells to evaluate possible bypassed production and to research potential additional production capabilities.
Perform reservoir simulations and characterizations to maximize oil and gas production.
Apply petroleum engineering principles to the production of coal bed methane wells, shallow low pressure wells, tight gas wells, resource plays, and unconventional wells.
Serve as technical specialist and liaison between Indian tribes, agencies and commercial contractors on complex project issues, processes or methods.

1. Analytical Skills.
2. Complex Problem Solving.
3. Critical Thinking.
4. Communication.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Minimal travel required for this position. Occasional overnight travel may be necessary.


At least five years’ experience with engineering activities concerning the drilling, completion, log interpretation and reservoir evaluations.
Basic knowledge of petroleum engineering and oil and gas deposits.
Understanding of resource and reserve estimation methods for oil and natural gas deposits.
Knowledge of conventional and horizontal drilling methods.
Knowledge of conventional and hydraulic fracturing completion methods
Familiar with well log analysis programs
Experience with economic analysis of oil and gas deposits, decline curve analysis, Ultimate Estimate of recovery discounted cash flow, rate of return, present value,
Familiarity with at least one commercial software program used for reserve estimation


B.S. degree in petroleum engineering.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None required for this position.

Security Clearance
Public Trust clearance required for this position

AAP/EEO Statement
Ho-Chunk, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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