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Facilities Engineer II

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

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Job Summary

The Petrotech Engineer II is an intermediate-level position who, under general supervision and guidance, performs routine aspects of engineering assignments requiring knowledge of engineering principles. Conducts engineering studies. Secures, interprets, and evaluates data. Applies basic understanding of the engineering function. Ability to perform routine engineering assignments, under review. Possesses a good understanding of the role's own technical or specialized professional knowledge and has defined skills directly related to the functions purpose. Problems can be defined and understood with a limited range of solutions made available and solved with reference to past experience and reference points. Able to draft and defend a basic technical paper; can deliver a basic technical presentation.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluates costs and estimates the production capabilities and economic value of oil and gas wells, to evaluate the economic viability of potential drilling sites.
  • Develops plans for oil and gas field drilling, and for product recovery and treatment.
  • Directs and monitors the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing, or well surveys.
  • Analyzes data to recommend placement of wells and supplementary processes to enhance production.
  • Monitors production rates, and plans rework processes to improve production.
  • Interprets drilling and testing information.
  • Specifies and supervises well modification and stimulation programs to maximize oil and gas recovery.
  • Assists engineering and other personnel to solve operating problems.
  • Confers with scientific, engineering, and technical personnel to resolve design, research, and testing problems.
  • Coordinates the installation, maintenance, and operation of oil field equipment.
  • Performs field and screening studies of existing assets and potential acquisitions, including associated economic analyses.
  • Recommends, acquires, and analyzes the necessary test data used to define accurate reservoir characterization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Specific Skills

  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of the oil and gas industry.
  • Knowledge and practical application of well performance/nodal analysis, pressure transient analysis, material balance, volumetric and decline curve analyses in the evaluation are essential.
  • Knowledge and practical application of volumetric calculations, decline curve reserve determinations, appropriate analogue techniques and material balance assessments.
  • Knowledge and practical application of economic evaluation and reserve assessment for exploration programs, development drilling programs, work overs and production optimization opportunities.
  • Ability to use rigorous logic, critical thinking skills and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Knowledge of and skills associated with reservoir simulation techniques
  • Knowledge of unconventional experience associated with tight gas reservoirs, CBM development, and shale gas resource work.
  • Education

    • Minimum: Bachelor's degree - from accredited university
    • Minimum: One of the following:
      • Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Engineering from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) program, or
      • Professional Engineer (PE) license, or
      • Master’s degree - from accredited university - Master’s of Engineering degree from a program in which the correlating Bachelor’s degree is accredited by the ABET EAC


    Minimum: 2 - 5 years related work experience


    Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


    Chesapeake Energy Corporation's (NYSE:CHK) operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

    Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
    Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

    Job Segment: Facilities, Engineer, Oil Field, Operations, Engineering, Research, Energy

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