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  • Job reference: RMS0185335

Reservoir Engineer 3

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/10/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/10/17)

The Role:
MAIN FUNCTIONS
* Provide guidance to support the Reservoir Leadership Team in
achieving desired performance objectives * Support / Advise Reservoir Leadership
Team to aid in maintaining high technical standards * Develop plans / programs as
required by the Reservoir Management team * Guide / support reservoir engineers to
establish and implement plans that meet reservoir engineering requirements *
Experienced in reservoir simulation and able to perform / guide detailed simulation
studies * Perform / guide simulation and other studies to evaluate various depletion
schemes and to investigate technical issues * Perform all related studies necessary to
perform simulation studies including Pressure, Volume, Temperature (PVT),
inflow/outflow, relative permeability, Special Core Analysis Laboratory (SCAL) and
other evaluations * Perform depletion plan assessments to support the company in
asset acquisition evaluations * Lead and/or participate in Peer Reviews to insure high
technical standards are maintained * Provide necessary input to drilling, facilities, and
other groups as required to support projects * Willing to mentor less experienced
reservoir engineers in performing simulation and other studies * Document results in a
comprehensive and understandable format, both in written and in graphic forms *
Provide timely and focused updates of results/plans to management/partners/others

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Develop project-specific strategies with the Project Team to address identified risks and challenges * Support risk assessments and
studies as defined in the Project Risk Management Plan, and ensure results are
addressed as relevant field work is executed * Support uncertainty analysis studies and
value of information assessments for data acquisition plans * Share safety-related
Lessons Learned across project(s) and within the company * May facilitate Reservoir
Team meetings * May be assigned other services / studies by the Reservoir
Leadership Team * Maintains a high degree of ethical conduct * Ability to work in
environment with changing priorities * Develop / deliver technical presentations *
Provide regulatory compliance support as required

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
* University degree or equivalent * 20+ years of demonstrated work experience in
Reservoir Engineering positions in Oil & Gas Industry * Exceptional knowledge of
reservoir engineering fundamentals and technical skills * Experienced in building,
running and evaluating dynamic models to evaluate various technical issues *
Knowledge of how to conduct reservoir simulation studies to address required issue in
a timely and efficient manner * Capability to identify issues and solutions and conduct
reservoir evaluations independently * Willingness to direct and guide the work of less
experienced engineers * Good interpersonal and communication skills * Initiative and
problem solving capability with flexibility to react to unforeseen conditions * Ability to
work under pressure in an environment which expects the highest levels of customer
service, confidentiality and ethical behavior * Working knowledge of reservoir
management practices, processes, and expectations.

The Company:
Oil and Gas Operator

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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