Senior Reservoir Engineer in San Ramon, United States

at Pacific Gas And Electric Company
Location San Ramon, United States
Date Posted March 23, 2020
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

Requisition ID # 40184
Job Category : Engineering / Science
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Gas Operations
Job Location : San Ramon
Department Overview
Gas Storage Project Engineering is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers; the department's roles and responsibilities are for PG&E's natural gas storage wells and reservoirs, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response planning.

Position Summary
The Senior 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 ResponsibilitiesSolves moderate to complex engineering problems and enhances or improves existing approaches through corrective action and continuous improvement processesServes 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 findingsMonitors injection and withdrawal performance of storage fields and provides forecasts and reports.May assist in design philosophy of surface flow and control processesConstructs reservoir simulation models of storage field operations and uses models for performance prediction and performance enhancement studies with assistanceAssesses well Integrity and reports anomalies. Develops remedial responses and actions.Implements and maintains geologic and geographic maps and mapping systemsPerforms geologic and engineering evaluation of storage development or enhancement prospectsAdministers gas storage data base (GSDB) for reservoir services sectionParticipates 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

Qualifications
Minimum:Bachelor of Science in Engineering5 years of engineering experience including 2 years in a gas production and reservoir-related field.Must have a valid California driver's license on day one of employment

Desired:Bachelor's degree in geological, petroleum engineeringProfessional Engineer registrationWork experience related to natural gas transmission or natural gas distributionExperience on all or part of the project life cycle (from conceptual design to final commissioning and handover) and/or in the front line gas operationsProject management experienceReservoir performance analysis experienceStrong interpersonal and communication skillsAbility to work well in a team environment as well as both an office and field setting

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