Production Engineer, Oil & Gas, Longview, Texas

at CSI Recruiting
Location Longview, United States
Date Posted October 29, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Candidates will only be considered with the following:

Ops/Production experience recently working the Barnett Shale/East Texas

10-15 years of industry experience

This job is located in the Longview/Tyler Texas area

The company would really prefer someone who wasn't just looking for a job but has some ties to East and North Texas

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CSI Recruiting is working with a client in East Texas in need of a 10-15 year Production Engineer. This position will be located in the Longview/Tyler area and will focus on assets in the Barnett Shale and East Texas. This is a mid-career opportunity which will eventually lead to management. The ideal candidate will be in the 10-15 year total experience

Key to this role will be ensuring the flowback & artificial lift needs for newly drilled wells are identified in a timely and cost-effective manner. You’ll be expected to identify potential problems and proactively work to reduce issues that may adversely impact production or lease operating expenses.


  • Monitoring production to proactively initiate changes to maximize efficient production levels (identifying workover potential and make changes in operating conditions to efficiently produce products)
  • Familiar with various methods of Artificial Lift. Must have a working knowledge of gas lift, ESP, rod pumping, jet pumps, PCP’s etc.
  • Able to analyze wells and groups of wells to identify business opportunities
  • Reduce failures or other enhancements to minimize lift cost and maintain/enhance production levels.
  • Work well with Operations/Completions/Drilling and Geology to support all business opportunities

Qualification Profile/Behavioral Attributes:

}; >- Well-developed communication and interpersonal/people skills

}; >- High level of professionalism

}; >- Strong analytical skills with attention to detail

}; >- Good listening skills

}; >- Self-discipline with strong self -management skills; previous military background a plus

}; >- Action-oriented with initiative to follow-up and follow-through on projects

}; >- Ability to learn on the fly and integrate knowledge into executing job responsibilities

}; >- Well-developed time management and organizational skills

}; >- Strong level of receptivity and adaptability to changing priorities

}; >- Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multi projects

}; >- Demonstrated integrity and honesty with ability to build trust

}; >- Ability to deal with ambiguity

}; >- Ability to work effectively with and around Senior Management

}; >- Demonstrated intellectual horsepower

}; >- Strong desire for personal learn ing and self-development

}; >- Strong desire to provide high level of service/support to field operations

}; >- Organizational agility; ability to get things done through formal and informal channels

Minimum Experience/Qualifications:

}; >- 10 -15 years O&G; experience with gas well production and workovers

}; >- Bachelor's degree in Petroleum, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

}; >- Previous hands-on field experience with production or workovers strongly desired

}; >- Previous supervisory experience desired but not required

_ >-"_ Professional Engineer designation desired but not required

}; >- Knowledge of SCADA systems and artificial lift methods

}; >- Exposure to O&G; acquisition process and deal structure

}; >- Previous Reservoir Engineering experience a plus

}; >- Exposure and involvement with O&G; regulations

}; >- Strong O&G; production knowledge and related field exposure

}; >- Excellent administration and organizational skills

}; >- Strong verbal and written communication skills

}; >- Demonstrated desire to provide technical support to field operations

}; >- Strong computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications


  • 10-15 years of total E & P experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience in both conventional and unconventional plays
  • Extensive horizontal well experience
  • Excellent written and Verbal communications skills
  • Base, bonus and relocation to Longview/Tyler will be provided

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Tyler, TX

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • East Texas: 5 years
  • Oil and Gas production (working for an E & P company): 7 years

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