Lead Reservoir Engineering Technician

Date: Sep 6, 2023

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. We realize that, historically, underrepresented groups feel the need to be 100% qualified in order to apply. If you meet any combination of our requirements, we encourage you to apply. We strive to hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

Job Summary

This senior level position is considered a team lead that coordinates with other departments as needed to resolve difficult problems and provide complex technical support in order to assist with engineering operations.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs data management activities, which include loading/entering, verifying, manipulating, analyzing, and reporting data related to engineering operations
  • Mentors and trains less experienced technicians
  • Provides user support for software systems to other technical support and professional personnel, which may include installation and maintenance of software and troubleshooting user issues
  • May serve as liaison to corporate Information Systems personnel for more complex problems
  • Performs engineering calculations and preliminary analyses for interpretation of data
  • Performs selection, analyses, and interpretation of technical data
  • Performs advanced data analysis and makes recommendations based on interpretation of data
  • Recommends design improvements using complex, but established procedures
  • Provides intermediate-level discipline-specific training to new systems users
  • Monitors and recommends new technologies and applications
  • Coordinates data transfer and updates shared data sources among departments
  • Utilizes software to discover trends in operational data and reports
  • Applies skills and concepts to ensure data integrity, data reliability, and data accessibility throughout the group
  • Compiles data, communicates, and provides information to engineers
  • May maintain project management control over certain data bases and processes which may include an assigned geographic area in which all activity and evaluations are handled by the senior engineering tech
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Advanced ability to use rigorous logic, critical thinking skills, and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Advanced ability to build numerical and analytical tools using standard industry and corporate software
  • Advanced knowledge of Drilling, Completion, and Workover reports
  • Advanced knowledge of PC/mainframe systems
  • Advanced knowledge of database application software
  • Specialized knowledge of engineering support disciplines


Minimum: High school diploma or GED

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Engineering Technology, Math, Science, or related field


Minimum: 8 - 12 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 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

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