Sr Reservoir Engineer, Austin, Texas

at Parsley Energy
Location Austin, United States
Date Posted July 26, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Parsley Energy, Inc.

Job Title: Sr. Reservoir Engineer

Location: Austin, TX

Reports to: Reservoir Engineering Manager

Summary/objective :
Support a multidisciplinary team in reservoir functions. Principal activities will include: individual well economics, area competitor research and knowledge, selection of wells for drilling, and engineering assistance for year end and general reserves work.

Essential functions :
Assume the reservoir engineering responsibility for a geographic region
Horizontal and vertical well planning and strategy
Work collaboratively with drilling, geology, land and production operations groups to implement and optimize drilling program
Analyze, interpret and integrate data from a wide variety of sources including production and geologic data to understand and improve the results of the drilling program to optimize and generate new development opportunities
Assist in the preparation of year end reserves

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrate a wide range of reservoir engineering skill sets including economic and technical analysis (fundamental understanding of reservoir modeling, pressure transient analysis, production performance evaluations)
Position requires a strong analytical and problem solving skill set utilizing sound engineering principles
Ability to communicate and work effectively with a multi-disciplined team including Geologists, Landmen, Engineers, and Technicians

Supervisory responsibilities:
No supervisory responsibilities are associated with this position

Work Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines . On occasion this position may be required to go to the field and monitor activity, therefore being exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, cold weather, extreme heat, and vibration.

Physical Demands:
This is largely a sedentary role: However, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and arms to reach. The worker is also required to have close visual acuity for viewing a computer terminal, reading, transcribing, and preparing and analyzing data and figures.

Position type and expected hours of work:
This is a full-time position, and typical work hours are Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” work hours.

Out of area and overnight travel possible. No more than 10% per year.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors of Science in Petroleum Engineering is preferred
7+ years of industry related experience with demonstrated knowledge of reservoir engineering techniques and skills

Affirmative action plan/equal employer opportunity (AAP/EEO) statement: Parsley Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

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