Production Engineer

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $110 - $120 per hour
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job description

Production Engineer

Contract position: Small independent Oil & Gas company is seeking a Production Engineer for their Austin location. Qualified candidates must have experience in Mid Continent with understanding of gas production, facilities, compression and plunger lift systems. Company will provide relocation assistance if needed.

Responsibilities for the Production Engineer
  • Provide technical leadership for our production operations. This includes having expertise or working knowledge of artificial lift technology, wellbore intervention practices, field compression, and facility optimizations
  • Provide guidance to other Engineers ensure operating procedures adhere to engineering fundamentals while leveraging current technological innovations
  • Review expenditures for workovers, re-completions, and LOE and make recommendations to reduce costs and enhance efficiencies
  • Exhibit versatility and willingness to assist other engineering disciplines, to collaborate with other departments, and to support the team in the field and work with employees and management to maintain a safe working environment the field
Requirements for the Production Engineer

  • Must have BS in Petroleum or Mechanical Enginjeering or other applicable Engineering discipline
  • Must have minimum of 15 years production experience in the petroleum industry
  • Must have experience in the Mid Continent with a fundamental understanding of gas production, facilities, compression and plunger lift systems is a strong plus
  • Proficiency in various software solutions such as Fekete, SNAP, nodal analysis, ARIES is a plus
  • Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written and be able to participate in meetings
Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • 9/80 work schedule
  • Free gym membership
  • Attractive benefits
  • Relocation assistance provided
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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