Production Engineer in Calgary, Canada

at Brunel
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted April 17, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Production EngineerAre you a Production Engineer and interested in joining the team of our client? Our client is a major Oil and Gas company, which is looking for a driven, independent and enthusiastic Production Engineer. The role will be located in Calgary, AB.Main Functions: Production Engineer position will report to the Production Engineering Team lead, within the Well Operations Team.Responsibilities: Provide technical production engineering expertise within a multi-disciplinary team to monitor, analyze and optimize SAGD well productionOptimize artificial lift (Gas Lift, ESP and PCP) and manage well servicing or workoversTroubleshoot surface facility issues (separation, metering, etc.)Collaborate with both Field Operations and Reservoir Engineering to ensure adequate field surveillance and production data integrityProduction forecast and optimal operation of SAGD well pairs through well modeling and performance analysisCost management of OPEX and CAPEX to ensure that we meet targets and continue to improve execution. Provide forecasting for long range planningPlan and manage new well startups (steam circulation phase and SAGD phases)Plan and manage gas lift to ESP conversionsTraining and mentoring new staff to ensure a highly effective teamIdentify and recommend new technologies to improve the SAGD recovery processSupports and complies with the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of CPC’s Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System. Ensure HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility. Unsafe acts and/or conditions, no matter in what area of responsibility, are to be reported so corrective actions can be taken.Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in EngineeringMinimum 8+ years of direct experience that includes facilities, completions, productionStrong sub-surface knowledge and reservoir analysis experience within SAGD operations is a requirementMust be familiar with AER regulations around SAGD operations3 yrs of field operations experience would be considered an assetStrong leadership skills and experienceDemonstrate ability to work independently and on a multi-disciplinary teamStrong communication, interpersonal, teamwork and problem solving skillsPersonal commitment to safetyStrong computer skills (MS products – Word; Excel; Project; PowerPoint; SAP experience an asset).Legally authorized to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictionsPreferred QualificationsExperience with ESP, PCP, and Gas Lift design and troubleshooting.Experience and technical knowledge of Gas Lift, ESP or PCP simulator softwares would be an asset (i.e. Avocet, Autograph, PCPump CFER, Pipesim, PROSPER).Experience with TWBS or equivalent thermal wellbore modellingWhat we Offer: Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 104 offices, across 35 countries we currently supply nearly 9,000 Technical Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well-established global supply agreements.Job Type: ContractRequired experience:monitor, analyze and optimize SAGD well production: 1 yearAER regulations: 5 yearsESP Conversions: 5 yearsRequired education:Bachelor's

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