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Completions Engineer (Eagle Ford ) TX - Marathon

Posted on: 28-Feb-2012

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Position ID:  40000291 # Positions:  6
Location:  US-TX-Houston Type:  Regular Full-Time
Category:  Engineering
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Position available is in the Worldwide Drilling and Completions Onshore Completions Team.  The position will be located in Houston, Texas, but will be required to travel frequently to field locations to support on-site well operations.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of completions or production engineering experience, preferably in onshore ‘tight’ or ‘unconventional’ plays.  At least two years of hydraulic fracturing design, evaluation, and field supervision required.  This position will be responsible for designing completions, preparing procedures, cost estimates, and other documentation, and working with field supervisors during implementation.  All members of the completion team are also responsible for leading efforts in Health, Environment, and Safety (HES).  This will consist of meeting with contractors, both on- and off-site, considering HES issues in completion design, participating in incident investigations, generating corrective actions, and providing HES leadership while on location.  Continuous improvement, both operationally and in HES issues, will require much interaction with Asset Team members, other WWD&C engineers, completion contractors and field personnel.


  • Research, understand, and interpret cost drivers and risks associated with various completion procedures and utilize appropriate resources to implement safe and efficient completions of new wells.
  • Construct completion procedures with cost and time estimates and utilize best practices from a wide variety of operations.
  • Effectively communicate at various levels and with various audiences as well as across organizations.
  • Self motivated and able to work undirected alone as well as within a multifunctional team.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Monitor performance against schedule, plan, and cost and make solid recommendations for achieving completion goals.
  • Follow total well construction activities and understand implication of those activities on completion activities.
  • Provide safety leadership throughout completion operations.  Participate in or lead incident investigations, vendor visits, or safety meetings as required.
  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required
    • Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel.  Gohfer and Wellview experience helpful.
    • Minimum of five years experience in onshore completion, production, or workover operations. Minimum two years of hydraulic fracturing design and field supervision.
    • Requires frequent travel to field locations.
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