22-300.U1 – AK Operations Engineer
Engineer capable of effectively and efficiently assessing problems, identifying profitable opportunities, and formulating solutions for completion, workover, and facilities projects. Engineers at this level should be able to function comfortably without constant supervision but with awareness and willingness to ask for expert support when appropriate.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
- Capable of monitoring, gathering, and analyzing daily production data such as oil, water, and gas producing rates and pressures and temperatures and understands how to respond to the data to efficiently maximize hydrocarbon producing rate and operating profits.
- Capable of analyzing and understanding Lease Operating Expenses (LOE).
- Functional knowledge of production systems operations, to include flow line heaters, test and production separators, oil/water storage & disposal, gas & liquid metering, dehydration facilities, gas compression, and flowlines.
- Functional knowledge of artificial lift processes including sizing and selection of gas compression, gas lift systems, electric submersible pump systems, plunger lift systems, foaming with capillary strings, and progressive cavity pumps.
- Capable of planning and interpreting both open and cased hole logging operations and data.
- Proficient in writing and overseeing detailed procedures to execute completion and workover projects.
- Proficient in estimating and managing the costs of completion and workover projects.
- Capable of performing an economic analysis of completion and workover projects using company methodology and parameters.
- Capable of assisting site supervisors in the field in the execution of completion and workover projects.
Essential Job Responsibilities Continued:
- Capable of applying effective people skills to interact with partners, service providers, peers, support staff, and field personnel.
- Must be willing and capable of effectively soliciting ideas from all people involved in a project to maintain a high degree of efficiency and “buy-in”.
- Can implement creative and entrepreneurial thinking and techniques to contribute to the company’s vision: Be the premier private energy company in America by efficiently developing energy resources that would otherwise be lost.
- Maintains employee confidence and protects company assets, including intellectual property, by keeping information confidential.
- Ability to be available 24 hours per day (on call for questions, emergencies, etc).
- Adheres to the company’s values – integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment, and innovation.
- Supports company vision and mission.
- Adheres to established work schedule and attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.
Other Job Responsibilities:
- Other duties as assigned by management.
- Four (4) years minimum of oil and gas production field operations engineering experience.
- Ability to solve problems accurately and proficiently interpret production related data.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public.
- Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Self-starter, team player, and comfortable working under pressure.
- Outstanding administrative and organizational skills.
- Proficiency in the use and application of the following software:
- Preferred: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
- Required: Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an accredited four-year university or college.