Reservoir Engineer in Grand Forks, United States

at University of North Dakota
Location Grand Forks, United States
Date Posted January 1, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Hiring Department: Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)

Mininimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification: $60,000 plus/year, Full-time, Benefitted, Non-exempt.
Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage, basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long term care insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To be considered for this position, all application materials must be fully submitted by 5PM on the closing date.

Position Details: A Complete Position Description is available as an attachment in the bottom right corner of this position announcement.

This position is located at the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), an International leader in energy and environmental research, conducting projects for clients throughout the United States and the world. The EERC offers opportunities to people with an exceptional work attitude, dedication to high professional standards, and commitment to personal development. We are looking for experienced, aggressive, scientifically trained, and market-oriented individuals to contribute to the success of the organization by performing one or more of the following job duties: Responsible for developing geophysical models of subsurface and running dynamic simulations to determine long-term prospects for produced/injected fluids, including hydrocarbons, CO2, and brine, using analytical tools and oil/gas industry simulation software. Developing and directing research, preparing reports and presentations, and providing technical expertise through computer modeling of geologic and petroleum systems Preparing proposals through information gathering, task descriptions, and personnel and budget requirements Providing project support and activities reporting for project managers, supervisors, and principal investigators Preparing research papers for publication in technical journals and for presentation at national meetings.

Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in Petroleum, Reservoir, Geologic Engineering or related geosciences field. One year of petroleum engineering or related research experience, including experience analyzing and interpreting geophysical well logs for geologic properties (such as fluid saturations, porosity, density, and lithology), interpreting well results, and constructing geologic models Experince with enhanced oil recovery or unconventional resource recovery Proficiency with ECLIPSE and CMG Suite. Applicants may be required to provide present to the interviewers during the interview. Cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae. Successful completion of criminal history background check. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate degree in petroleum engineering, reservoir engineering, or related geosciences field. Two years of experience in the oil and gas industry or related research position Experience with enhanced oil recovery or unconventional resource recovery Experience using Petrel and/or PetroMod to construct geologic models. Experience interpreting pulsed-neutron logs for fluid saturations Experience using one or more of the following software packages: Schlumberger’s ECLIPSE; Computer Modelling Group’s IMEX, GEM or STARS; Energy Science and technology Software Centers TOUGH2 and TOUGHREACT; or Halliburton’s VIP software packages Author or coauthor of published peer-reviewed article or technical paper

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Confidentiality of Application Materials
Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement
UND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

ND Veteran’s Preference
North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement
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