Senior Reservoir Engineer - Melbourne, Australia

at Randstad
Location Melbourne, Australia
Date Posted November 14, 2016
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Senior Reservior Engineer

  • Join a leading research company
  • Multiple Projects
  • Melbourne CBD based

The Client

Our client is a research company who have developed a range of technologies to undertake carbon capture and storage throughout Australia. They are the leaders in their field and are now seeing a period of growth.

The Role

Reporting to the Program Manager you will be involved in the design and operational delivery of the completion of a Carbon Capture and Storage well based in Victoria. The position will be located in Melbourne’s CBD but will require frequent travel to field locations to support on-site operations.

The Responsibilities

  • Ownership/leadership of the relevant dynamic modelling capability, reservoir engineering expertise for R & D, and associated data.
  • Responsible for handling all reservoir engineering components of the full life cycle of project from inception to deployment to execution to Closeout.
  • Work closely with the science teams and project leads to develop, document, review and execute the project.
  • Responsible for data management and distribution for all reservoir engineering data.
  • Together with project and science leads, get document peer reviewed by industry members via the Program Advisory Committee (PAC)
  • Manage scope and mitigate dynamic risks in project.
  • Dynamic modelling lead and reservoir engineering expertise for the project.
  • Coordination of well testing design and analysis for future wells.

The Accountabilities

  • Ensuring that all dynamic modelling work is developed and maintained efficiently and passes industry level peer review.
  • Ensuring that future reservoir testing is undertaken efficiently and is of a high quality as per industry standards.
  • Ensuring reservoir engineering appraisal and development objectives are maintained.
  • Ensuring effective interfacing between researchers and partners on matters relating to the reservoir modelling.

The Person

  • Bachelor Degree in reservoir engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years industry experience
  • High level of knowledge in relevant aspects of petroleum or reservoir engineering
  • Experience in the appraisal and development of geological resource including dynamic reservoir modelling, formation testing, and project management.
  • Experience/strong knowledge on the technical basis of CO2 geological sequestration and Australia’s storage projects and potential is preferred.
  • Experience and capability in dynamic modelling essential (e.g. Eclipse, Tough 2)
  • Skilled at integrating large volumes of information quickly and effectively and delivered with confidence
  • Proficient at influencing, communicating and disseminating information to stakeholders
  • Writes skilfully and fluently, conveying information of varying complexity appropriately to audience type
  • Produces work of high quality in a timely manner

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Keith Tannahill on 03 9252 2176

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