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  • Job reference: RMS0133396

Production Technologist - Technical Authority

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/01/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/02/14)
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The Company:
A Supermajor with a global portfolio of assets are seeking to expand their existing team

The Role:
The Production Technologist - technical Authority shall provide expert Production Technology (PT) advice, support and Functional Assurance/Governance to the Group worldwide. It is expected that the incumbent will be an expert in one or more of the following areas:
• Completion option selection and design
• Sand prediction and control
• Stimulation and hydraulic fracturing

Be a recognised expert in one or more areas of Production Technology and will provide expert advice in these areas across the group as well as providing quality control of asset technical work in these areas.
• Provide coaching to less experienced engineers as well as advise on competence development needs and solutions.
• Work with the PT Technology focal point in Group Technology to define the technology development and implementation strategy in the areas of expertise.
• Responsible for implementing, maintaining and improving technical functional excellence for Asset projects. Involvement in Peer Assists and Technical reviews as required.
• Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountabilities for HSSE, all employees are accountable for ensuring that they take care of themselves and adopt exemplary safe behaviours.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Possess a high level of expertise and experience in the area of expertise (Completion option selection and design, Sand prediction and control or Stimulation and hydraulic fracturing) supported by a good level of knowledge across the entire PT skillset.
• Be recognised as a professional expert and industry leader in functional area.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• The candidate must have a science degree (or equivalent experience) and have a significant breadth and depth of knowledge and be capable of taking forward concepts into field developments and/or improved operations.
• Significant working knowledge of Production technology practices (PVT, inflow-vertical flow performance, sand management, completion design, stimulation and integrated modelling).
• Must be a self starter with good decision-taking skills with ability to plan and organise workload effectively and a proven ability to work under pressure without sacrificing quality.
• Good team player with a proactive and flexible attitude, and able to work in a multi-cultural environment.
• Demonstrate good interaction with other subsurface disciplines, and to promote integrated working practices.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral with the ability to challenge others in a constructive manner and negotiate with internal peers, partners and 3rd parties to inf

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