Sample Job Description for Reservoir Engineer

Given below is a sample job description template for the position of Reservoir Engineer:

Job Title: Reservoir Engineer

Location of the Job: Houston, TX 77042

Years of Experience: 1+ to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Support the development and operation of company owned assets, maximizing the economic recovery of hydrocarbons by providing technical and economic analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and present detailed project plans for engineering projects in a timely manner
  • Develop realistic schedules, budgets, cost estimates and economic evaluations for projects that are developed
  • Review reserves for area of responsibility
  • Develop and provide recovery improvement recommendations
  • Evaluate oil and gas assets that are assigned for further development through workovers, drilling, assisted recovery and enhanced recovery.
  • With limited review, handle reservoir engineering assignments of varied scope and complexity

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Prefer experience with a major, but will also accept a large independent
  • Solid deepwater reservoir engineering experience mandatory
  • 10 – 15 years total experience
  • BS in Petroleum Engineering or Similar Degree

Salary: $12.00 – $14.00 Hourly DOE