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Production Engineer

Calgary - Alberta - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

Production Engineer

Are you a Production Engineer and interested in joining the team of our client? Our client is a major Oil and Gas company, which is looking for a driven, independent and enthusiastic Production Engineer. The role will be located in Calgary, AB.

Main Functions:

Production Engineer position will report to the Production Engineering Team lead, within the Well Operations Team.

Feel free to contact

Hannah White, Account manager

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About this role


  • Provide technical production engineering expertise within a multi-disciplinary team to monitor, analyze and optimize SAGD well production;
  • Optimize artificial lift (Gas Lift, ESP and PCP) and manage well servicing or workovers;
  • Troubleshoot surface facility issues (separation, metering, etc.);
  • Collaborate with both Field Operations and Reservoir Engineering to ensure adequate field surveillance and production data integrity;
  • Production forecast and optimal operation of SAGD well pairs through well modeling and performance analysis;
  • Cost management of OPEX and CAPEX to ensure that we meet targets and continue to improve execution;
  • Provide forecasting for long range planning;
  • Plan and manage new well startups (steam circulation phase and SAGD phases);
  • Plan and manage gas lift to ESP conversions;
  • Training and mentoring new staff to ensure a highly effective team;
  • Identify and recommend new technologies to improve the SAGD recovery process;
  • Supports and complies with the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of CPC’s Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System. Ensure HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility. Unsafe acts and/or conditions, no matter in what area of responsibility, are to be reported so corrective actions can be taken.

About you


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Engineering;
  • Minimum 8+ years of direct experience that includes facilities, completions, production;
  • Strong sub-surface knowledge and reservoir analysis experience within SAGD operations is a requirement;
  • Must be familiar with AER regulations around SAGD operations;
  • 3 yrs of field operations experience would be considered an asset;
  • Strong leadership skills and experience;
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and on a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, teamwork and problem solving skills;
  • Personal commitment to safety;
  • Strong computer skills (MS products – Word; Excel; Project; PowerPoint; SAP experience an asset);
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ESP, PCP, and Gas Lift design and troubleshooting;
  • Experience and technical knowledge of Gas Lift, ESP or PCP simulator softwares would be an asset (i.e. Avocet, Autograph, PCPump CFER, Pipesim, PROSPER);
  • Experience with TWBS or equivalent thermal wellbore modelling.

What we offer

What we Offer:

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 104 offices, across 35 countries we currently supply nearly 9,000 Technical Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well-established global supply agreements.

About us

Our client has a proud legacy of exploration success globally, and locally for over 75 years. Their vision of innovation, growth and the support to the communities they live and work in has made them an employer of choice in this industry. Coupled with their forward thinking and with a vision of an optimistic future, this organization’s vision to profitably grow through current assets and through future legacy assets and LNG project with a global reach make them an exciting and challenging place to work.


  • Vacancy number: PUB161404
  • Location: Calgary
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Friday, June 15, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Hannah White

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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