Senior Reservoir Engineer in Perth, Australia

at Woodside Energy Ltd
Location Perth, Australia
Date Posted August 14, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


About Woodside

As a diverse and expanding organisation we have many divisions that support our business. You will find development and career opportunities, you’ll be valued, recognised, challenged and rewarded. What’s more, as a WA-based company, executive and leadership decisions are made right where you work.

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About the Role:
As a Senior Reservoir Engineer, you will demonstrate a high level of technical reservoir engineering skills in both local and international settings to guide,and apply technical solutions in order to drive business outcomes. You will demonstrate business acumen, understanding the context of your technical work. You will have ownership of reservoir engineering scopes, working them independently, engaging and inspiring others to delivering value adding outcomes on world class assets.

The role is based in Perth and is a permanent position.

Duties & Responsibilities:
This role will require a mix of technical skills combined with solid interpersonal and relationship building skills, to successfully deliver the following:

Provide technical leadership to a multidisciplinary team using training, knowledge and experience to impact business decisions across the function
Influence and gain the support of key stakeholders to deliver improved business outcomes
Apply technical reservoir engineering expertise particularly in analytical and numerical modelling
Provide expert advice, applying state of the art reservoir engineering software (simulation, integrated modelling and pressure transient analysis)
Manage competing business priorities and resolve challenges from stakeholders
Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to overcome issues and reach mutually agreeable outcomes
Apply a continuous improvement mindset and successfully drive and implement solutions

Skills & Experience:
To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

Undergraduate (BSc/MSc/MEng/BEng) or post-graduate (PhD) degree in an Engineering or Science related discipline
Extensive and demonstrable experience in the practice of reservoir engineering
Strong core Reservoir Engineering skills as well as experience within a specialisation of the Reservoir engineering discipline (eg PVT, Material Balance Modelling)
Strong analytical skills, regularly solving complex problems independently
Strong understanding of handling uncertainty to define value appropriately and make informed recommendations and/or decisions
Ability to influence and respond to technical challenges with senior management and external partners in presentation and meeting environments
Ability to balance business risks and apply judgement where appropriate to support high quality technical results

Recognition & Reward:
A career with Woodside is rewarding both personally and professionally. We offer:

Opportunities to undertake interesting work on world-class projects
Career development through professional development programs and by working alongside industry leaders
Possibility of educational assistance to support your career development
A values driven environment where working together is key
The opportunity to participate in voluntary initiatives in the community
Financial rewards that are linked to performance through an annual bonus and share plans for permanent employees.
Above industry superannuation contributions
Industry leading 16-weeks paid parental leave
Flexibility of leave provisions for events such as community service, cultural and volunteer activities (one day per annum)
Subsidised gym membership in some locations

Woodside aspires to be an industry leader in diversity.

Click APPLY ONLINE to submit your application. Applications close Sunday 9th September 2018, at 11:59pm (AWST)

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