Production Engineer in Midland, United States

at Cimarex Energy
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted May 3, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The Production Engineer will work as a key member of the asset development team and is responsible for monitoring and evaluating well systems in order to maximize the production and operations of oil and gas products. The incumbent is responsible for managing daily engineering and production activities, while also ensuring the quality and safety of the project and controlling associated costs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following represents the majority of the duties performed by the position, but is not meant to be at all-inclusive nor prevent other duties from being assigned when necessary:

Perform analysis on wells to ensure efficient and optimal production performance
Provide consulting around artificial lifts and production optimization
Identify workover needs and implements designs and oversees the execution of workover plan
Participate in LOE and Production Reviews and budget preparation
Coordinate with other personnel, such as geoscientists, engineers, superintendents, foreman regarding production concerns
Conduct in-depth economic analyses in order to support business decisions and control costs
Coordinate with reservoir, geological, and midstream teams to design full scale asset development plans
Other tasks as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field required
Working knowledge of production optimization concepts and applications
Practical knowledge of unconventional/conventional resource plays
Strong analytical, problem solving, and presentation skills required
Ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations required
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are necessary
Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work independently
Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task with attention to accuracy
Team player that possess the ability to adapt to a changing and fast paced work environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point)

Work is typically performed in an office environment.Incumbents must be able to perform work which requires physical activity such as typing, walking, standing, and sitting.Exposure to conditions such as extreme heat or cold is not likely. In the event that employee is required to physically visit areas where actual operations are occurring, such as construction sites, drilling locations, or producing well-sites, personal protective equipment including, but not limited to head protection, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, and flame-resistant clothing is required. Safety rules including OSHA and DOT requirements are strictly enforced. Employees must be willing to travel and work extended hours on short notice.

Cimarex Energy Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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