Production Engineer, Field Operations (Multiple Positions) - Canada

at OpsMobil
Location Canada
Date Posted August 8, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Company Profile:
Asset Management is a growing division within the OpsMobil Group providing efficient outsourced production operations management for E&P; companies. The Asset Management division has recently secured a number of long term contracts throughout Western Canada and we are currently expanding our team.

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Director, Production Operations; the Production Engineer is an integral part of the Field Operations team providing technical support and onsite analysis on a well by well basis in an effort to assist the team in achieving budget defined field production targets. In addition to production monitoring, the role is also involved in artificial lift, well optimization, well intervention design & execution, facilities & gathering system optimization and program/project controls. The Production Engineer is an entry level role on the Management career path into Program Management, Operations or a Technical department focused on Upstream Oil & Gas production.


Summary of Responsibilities:
Field Operations:
Production monitoring and evaluation of field wells

Technical data collection and analysis in an effort to achieve production targets

Administrate the field data capture program

Daily, weekly and monthly reporting in all areas of Production Operations

Cost estimating, budgeting, reporting, and analysis in an effort to achieve unit cost metrics

Maintenance all records in accordance with the document & program control standards

Assist the field & plant operations personnel in day to day activities

Liaise with the central control room to assist in the coordination and prioritization of daily field activities

Reinforce safety, quality, and environmental awareness through frequent job observations

Interfacing with working interest partners, service companies, and regulatory agencies

Qualifications and Education


Overall understanding of the Oil and Gas production industry

Ability to read & understand technical documents including contracts, standards, procedures, codes of practice, subcontracts, technical drawings

Understanding of Estimating & Project Management theories, methodologies and industry practices

Familiarity with CSA Standards, ABSA, CWB, OH&S;, ASRD and industry standards and practices

Understanding project management, operational and safety policies and procedures

Qualifications and Education

A graduate from an Accredited Engineering Program (preferably Petroleum or Oil/Gas Major) with 3 to 5 years experience and active as an EIT or P.Eng

A certificate from a recognized project management educational institute is an asset

Clean class 5 driver's’ license


Entry level role to the Project Management / Operations Management career development path

Candidate must have demonstrated a desire to pursue a career in production project management

Required Skills

Detail-oriented, organized, problem-solver, time management, great communication skills.

Able to work in a dynamic team environment and under tight deadlines.

Work conditions

Work schedule will be fifteen (15) days on / 13 days off, including two (2) travel days.

Hours of work are ten (10) hours per shift.

This position is identified as safety sensitive, pre access drug and alcohol testing is required.

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Applicants must submit a resume in order to be considered and include proof of qualifications. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you.

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