Production Technologist / Engineer in Grande Prairie, Canada

at Taqa
Location Grande Prairie, Canada
Date Posted October 26, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Grande Prairie, ABPermanentTAQA North Ltd., a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, is ranked among the top midsize oil and gas producers in Canada. The TAQA North America head office is located in Calgary, with field operations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming that deliver production of approximately 75,000 barrels of oil equivalent/day. We are committed to driving a safety culture and acting as a socially responsible player in the communities in which we operate.
Job Title: Production Technologist/ Engineer- TNO-RQ 19-49
TAQA North is currently searching for a Production Technologist/Engineer in Grande Prairie. Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Production Technologist/Engineer will provide technical support to safely and efficiently optimize well performance. In this role you will optimize base production management and well workovers in compliance to AER requirements and be responsible for ensuring technical standards are met. You will work closely with field and head office personnel to execute strategic plans for the company through growth and optimization initiatives. You will be encouraged to implement new technologies, provide project suggestions and will be given the opportunity to lead these ideas/projects through various engineering disciplines. Clear communication, teamwork, safety and environmental focus, and compliance with established TAQA policies and procedures will be the key to success in this position. At TAQA, we have a powerful sense of purpose, a clear vision for the future and shared set of values.
The successful candidate will work with the Operations Superintendent, Foremen, HSSE Superintendent, other Production Techs, Engineering and various administrative staff.
Job Description:
Monitor and analyze weekly well production and identify potential optimization opportunities
Compile economics, present and manage implementation of optimization projects identified
Support field operations staff with engineering solutions to maximize base production and minimize operating costs
Work together with exploitation, land, completions and facilities in a team environment by assisting in the design of well intervention opportunities and surface infrastructure plans
Design and manage down hole well service slick line and rig work, including work overs, artificial lift optimization and regulatory suspension work
Work with field operations staff to manage surface equipment and pipeline integrity programs
Manage technical regulatory requirements for the field
Experience and Education:
5+ years directly related experience
Technical diploma in Petroleum Engineering Technology or Engineering Degree
CET or APEGA designation
Strong skills in subsurface operations and production issues.
Good surface operations experience
Knowledge of various conventional production preferred
Background in field production optimization
Recent field experience
Proven track record of team success.
Preference will be given to those candidates located in the Grande Prairie area, or willing to relocate
We welcome interested candidates to apply with a cover letter and resume to our career website at

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