Senior Reservoir Engineer in Dallas, United States

at Rover Petroleum Management
Location Dallas, United States
Date Posted February 25, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production to obtain high recovery. Oversees projects and offers technical advice.

POSITION FUNCTIONS:
Estimating reserves and forecasting for property evaluations and development planning.Carrying out reservoir simulation studies to optimize recoveries.Predicting reserves and performance for well proposals.Predicting and evaluating waterflood and enhanced recovery performance.Developing and applying reservoir optimization techniques.Developing cost-effective reservoir monitoring and surveillance programs.Performing reservoir characterization studies.Analyzing pressure transients.Designing and coordinating petrophysical studies.Analyzing the economics and risk assessments of major development programs.Estimating reserves for producing properties.Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing, or well surveys.Interpret drilling and testing information for personnel.Confer with scientific, engineering, and technical personnel to resolve design, research, and testing problems.Maintain records of drilling and production operations.Evaluate findings to develop, design, or test equipment or processes.Simulate reservoir performance for different recovery techniques, using computer models.Design and implement environmental controls on oil and gas operations.Coordinate activities of workers engaged in research, planning, and development.Other duties as assigned
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Will interact both internally and externally with a variety of people, including but not limited to: pumpers, foremen, geologists, other engineers, operations managers, contractors and leaseholders

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIRED: State formal educational level and experience required for the position. State additional professional, technical or years of experience required.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, or an equivalent degree in another engineering discipline with previous oil experience.

EXPERIENCE (and other qualifications): 8-15 years of previous related skill, knowledge or work experience would be necessary. Broad knowledge based 15+ years of experience will make the incumbent more successful in their role.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Must possess the ability to read, write, analyze and interpret complex documents and information, including the ability to relay the material to others in a productive way. Additionally, must be able to effectively respond to questions from contractors, coworkers, managers or others.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must possess ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables is imperative.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

SOFT SKILLS:
Organized, dependable and a team player; cooperationAttention to detail and a have high sense of urgency; analytical thinkingMust display good judgment and be able to work independently, as needed;Able to establish and maintain interpersonal relationshipsIntegrityApproaches challenges with desire for achievement and exerts effort towards mastering tasks
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Works in multiple environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside. Subject to extreme heat, noise, hazards, atmospheric conditions and oils. May be required to wear a respiratorUses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment/tools. Climbs and works at various heights. May work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position.Routinely reacts to visual, aural and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work. Should be able to analyze data/figures, view a computer terminal, and inspect machine operation.Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Regularly gets in and out of vehicles and rides over rough roads; operates motor vehicles and heavy equipment.

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