PRODUCTION ENGINEER in Bakersfield, United States

at Aera Energy Services Company
Location Bakersfield, United States
Date Posted February 7, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position Key Deliverables:

This position is responsible for optimizing the performance of a thermal recovery project through well and pattern surveillance.

Position Roles and Responsibilities:
Well and pattern level surveillance.
Execution of the steam injection strategy through surveillance and optimization of steam injector performance.
Enabling the delivery of area production targets through surveillance and optimization of producer inflow and outflow system performance.
Ensuring optimum injection/production interaction by leading the evaluation of the recovery process at the pattern level.
Participation with the Recovery Process Evaluation (Reservoir) team with infill, replacement, and development drilling project preparation.
Providing technical support to various Operations process teams.
Ability to apply engineering principles
Able to periodically work in an outdoor field environment
Able to wear personal protective equipment when required

Required Skills
Desired skills and competencies for the position include:

Strong Production Engineering skill set with an emphasis in beam pump artificial lift systems.
Working knowledge of well drilling, completion, and workover processes and techniques. Able to prepare well completion, workover, and maintenance procedures.
Familiar with well and reservoir surveillance. Able to recognize performance deficiencies and develop solutions to mitigate.
Good verbal and written communication skills. Able to interact with a high performing multi-disciplinary engineering / operations team.

Required Experience
The successful candidate must have:

Bachelor of Science or higher engineering degree with preference given to mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or petroleum engineering graduates.
Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Production Engineer responsible for a rod pump lift system.
Experience with production system surveillance and the identification of underperforming well(s).

Aera Energy Services Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

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