Principal Reservoir Engineer in Pittsburgh, United States

at Battelle
Location Pittsburgh, United States
Date Posted January 23, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.
Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.
We are currently seeking a Principal Reservoir Engineer. This position located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Primary Function

Applies multidisciplinary engineering skills, compliance, knowledge, and project management experience to design engineering research studies, determines the appropriate analysis methods, identifies problems, and develops and implements solutions to complex problems.

Major Responsibilities

Performing assignments related to NRAP, and reservoirs.
Experienced in scientific problem-solving techniques, incorporating quick learning, teamwork and critical thinking
Builds relationships with internal and external clients who have varying backgrounds.
Creates and delivers oral and poster presentations of results
Support various National Risk Assessment Partnerships (NRAP) tool sets such as groundwater risk assessment field validation, containment effectiveness tools and methodologies field validation, induced seismicity tools and methodologies field demonstration, and strategic monitoring tools and methodologies field validation.

Position Requirements

This position requires a Ph.D. in engineering or related science with 5yrs experience.
The candidate must be knowledgeable with regards to reservoir engineering.
Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills with ability to represent Battelle or its clients at conferences or public forums or contribute to technical reports and scientific journals.

Prior experience working with the NRAP tool sets

Legal Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.

Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
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