Production Operations Engineer in Tupman, United States

at California Resources
Location Tupman, United States
Date Posted November 28, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) is a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company and the largest oil and natural gas producer in California on a gross-operated basis. We operate our world-class resource base exclusively within the State of California, applying complementary and integrated infrastructure to gather, process and market our production. Using advanced technology, CRC’s workforce of approximately 4,000 employees and contractors focuses on safely and responsibly supplying affordable energy for California by Californians.

The CRC Operations Resources Team is seeking to fill a Production Operations Engineer position to support our California assets based out of our Tupman, CA location.

Provide field-based assistance to the Operations Team to reduce well failure rate and improve runtime Assist well analysts with preparation of pull ticket recommendations
Provide engineering support for maintenance rig well servicing activity
Lead and/or participate in periodic well failure and chemical treatment reviews
Identify/implement new technologies, products and/or processes to improve runtime and reduce intervention costs
Perform periodic look backs/audits to evaluate effectiveness of maintenance activities and projects and assist with development of best practices or standards for well maintenance activities
Responsible for performing operational surveillance activities in support of maintaining base production; this includes but is not limited to artificial lift optimization and participating in well performance reviews with field operations and reservoir management team engineers

Required qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related
Minimum 3 years industry experience
Understanding of field operations
Fundamental knowledge in the use of MS Office products.
Ability to prioritize workloads effectively
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively within a diverse, multi-functional operational work environment
Demonstrated creative and collaborative approach to problem solving.
Must have a valid driver’s license & a clean DMV record
Preferred qualifications:
Prior well failure analysis and/or well/operational experience

CRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability /Veteran

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