Reservoir Engineer

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: 2018-07-17

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate and comply with HSE procedures and policies, including:
    • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
    • Apply Weatherford, and where appropriate Client Company‚Äôs, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policy and Management Systems.
    • Actively promote positive HSE culture.
    • Lead by example.
  • Co-ordinate and comply with quality procedures and policies, including:
    • Building rewarding customer relationships (internal and external) by understanding, responding to and satisfying customer requirements.
    • Actively participating, promoting and implementing cost effective innovative solutions to the benefit of WCT business.
    • Deliver technical recommendations and services to ensure WCT products are fit for purpose.
    • Responsible for coaching and mentoring team members;
    • Identify training needs within the team to improve personnel competency.
    • Responsible for planning, prioritising and scheduling tasks;
    • Reducing unnecessary work and promoting and executing efficiency;
    • Provide reservoir/petroleum engineering support to WCT and clients. Duties include: reservoir and well modelling, inflow/outflow performance modelling and optimisation.
    • Provide assistance to the business development effort through communication of petroleum engineering expertise to our customers (e.g. ICD modelling and performance).
    • Support the product development effort through the provision of petroleum engineering input on development direction, R&D testing and product qualification.
    • Investigate and provide technical recommendations to support field operations.
    • Provide petroleum engineering input & guidance for problem job / RCA investigations.
    • Produce & deliver technical papers / presentations in relation reservoir and petroleum engineering function for client meetings, industry events, forums & conferences.
    • Actively contribute to the development & delivery of petroleum engineering training to support personnel competency & business growth.
    • Perform other duties which may be assigned from time to time


Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Good communication/interpersonal skills, both verbal & written.
  • Proficient in utilisation of petroleum engineering modelling software packages.
  • Possess excellent mathematical & analytical skills with proven technical ability to problem solving.
  • Possess excellent technical report and paper writing skills.
  • Self-motivated & able to work effectively in a team environment &/or unsupervised.
  • Good organisational skills & an ability to work to tight & sometimes challenging deadlines.
  • Good presentation skills to convey product line information, both internal & externally.
  • Candidate must have Oil & Gas service or operating company experience.
  • Candidate must have extensive reservoir/petroleum engineering experience in well completions.
  • General understanding of O&G industry & awareness of the key operators/technology users.
  • Essential - BSc level qualification in a Petroleum Engineering discipline.
  • Preferred - MSc level qualification in a Petroleum Engineering discipline.