Reservoir Engineer in San Ramon, United States

at Pacific Gas And Electric Company
Location San Ramon, United States
Date Posted May 10, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The Reservoir Engineer evaluates gas reserves, supplies and properties and provides estimates of long-term availability. The position is responsible for designing gas storage well and reservoir engineering, operations, maintenance, and construction including storage well projects from designing and constructing well head repairs to well reworks and new well installation. It contributes toward Gas Safety Excellence goals by improving safety, reliability and affordability for one or more asset families and one or more life cycles.

Job Responsibilities
Solves moderate to complex engineering problems and enhances or improves existing approaches through corrective action and continuous improvement processes
Serves as liaison for various internal and external departments such as Division of Oil and Gas & Geothermal Resources, facility and controls engineering to ensure compliance with regulations.
Conducts annual storage field inventory analysis and reports findings
Monitors injection and withdrawal performance of storage fields and provides forecasts and reports.
May assist in design philosophy of surface flow and control processes
Constructs reservoir simulation models of storage field operations and uses models for performance prediction and performance enhancement studies with assistance
Assesses well Integrity and reports anomalies. Develops remedial responses and actions.
Implements and maintains geologic and geographic maps and mapping systems
Performs geologic and engineering evaluation of storage development or enhancement prospects
Administers gas storage data base (GSDB) for reservoir services section
Participates in project activity (e.g., well drilling, field development, well workover, asset retirement)
Assists in the development of work standards and practices as related to storage wells and reservoirs.
Participates on industry roundtables and groups as related to storage
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
3 years of engineering experience
Bachelor's degree in geological, petroleum engineering
Professional Engineer registration
Work experience related to natural gas transmission or natural gas distribution
Experience on all or part of the project life cycle (from conceptual design to final commissioning and handover) and/or in the front line gas operations
Project management experience
Reservoir performance analysis experience
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work well in a team environment as well as both an office and field setting
Must have a valid California driver's license on day one of employment

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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