Production Operations Engineer in Tupman, United States

at California Resources Corporation
Location Tupman, United States
Date Posted January 31, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Come join California Resources Corporation (CRC) – California’s largest natural gas producer and largest oil and gas producer on a gross-operated barrels of oil equivalent basis. CRC is headquartered in California with major operations in the state’s high-potential oil and gas basins, including Los Angeles, San Joaquin, Ventura and Sacramento. CRC’s workforce is committed to providing energy for California by Californians, safely and responsibly.
We are currently looking for an experienced, motivated, and creative individual to fill the position of Production Operations Engineer within our Greater Elk Hills Area based in Bakersfield, California.

Production Operations Engineers provide field-based assistance to the Operations Team in an effort to reduce well failure rate and improve runtime. This person will 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.

This person is also 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.

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.

Additional Desired Qualifications:
Prior well failure analysis and/or well/operational experience

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

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