Production Engineer in Calgary, Canada

at Chevron
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted June 25, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy. 
Chevron Canada Resources (Upstream) has been active in Canada for more than 75 years. Since our arrival in Alberta in 1938, our company has established a proud legacy of exploration success, innovation and growth. And throughout this time, we have continued to support the communities where we live and work.  As a result, we look optimistically to the future, as we pursue our vision to grow our core assets profitably and position Chevron for new legacy assets in frontier regions and emerging unconventional resource plays.
Chevron Canada Resources is targeting natural gas and natural gas liquids from the Duvernay shale formation in west-central Alberta, where the company holds approximately 330,000 net acres of exploration leases. In 2011, the company commenced a multi-well exploration program on these leases to assess reservoir performance and confirm proof of concept for production from this prospective wet shale gas play. Chevron Canada has been encouraged by the reservoir data and production performance achieved to date and is currently advancing an appraisal program to evaluate the potential for full-field commercial development.
Chevron Canada Resources is actively seeking a Production Engineer to join the Canadian Business Unit (CBU). This position is based in Calgary and will report to the Asset Optimization Team Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible for maximizing the value of existing assets through well optimization, artificial lift, and well surveillance & diagnostics.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Well Workover Engineer located in Calgary, Alberta through Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

Coordination of Production optimization/enhancement opportunities from concept to execution
Production Engineering support for development area strategy and planning, including field compression and gas lift basis of design
Artificial lift evaluation, design, and optimization
Technical mentorship of junior Production Engineers
Drawdown design, optimization and management
System constraint analysis and pipeline debottlenecking
Provide technical support to operations for maximize well and system reliability
Dynamic well modelling
DCA / RTA / Nodal / IPM   
Technical support for regulatory, environmental, and safety compliance


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
10+ years of Production or Petroleum Engineering experience
Demonstrates ability to facilitate and develop opportunities, initiatives and strategies to achieve team objectives, including employee performance management and business partner appraisal.
Holds a strong drive, inspires commitment and trust, articulates a clear vision of success, developing and improving performance and resources across fields and disciplines to achieve goals.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have ability to work with all levels of the organization and outside the company such as contractors and partners.
Proven ability to analyze and understand complex situations quickly and develop practical, appropriate solutions to resolve high impact people/business/process issues. Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing work priorities and deliver high quality, accurate work with multiple deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work productively in a team environment, both supporting other team members and contributing to the effectiveness and reliability of the team.
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Relocation Options:
Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

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