Principal Engineer - Petrophysical & Sensing Technology Applications

Halliburton   •  

Houston, TX

8 - 10 years

Posted 234 days ago

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We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.

Under broad direction, demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving complex engineering problems during the development and application of new and improved products and processes. May design and implement reservoir and/or wellbore fluid treatment and placement applications. May apply advanced fluid mechanics theory and develop designs and models for the characterization of fluids and flow modeling.  May develop and implement advanced reservoir engineering techniques in areas of production decline analysis, well test analysis, fluid flow in porous media, and production simulation. May perform numerical modeling, data analysis, correlation and model development on complex projects utilizing existing commercial software and may develop new modeling software. May design and perform complex specialized tests and simulations including design and construction of modeling apparatus and data acquisition systems. May lead the development and testing of products by providing engineering functions and may provide field support for existing products. Prepares detailed project plans and as project manager is accountable for performance of projects according to plan. Resolves technical/operational questions and/or negotiates with representatives of other organizations and may be considered a subject matter expert in a technical field. Job role contributes directly to value creation. Skills are typically acquired through completion of an MSC or PhD degree in Engineering, Science, or similar discipline and a minimum of 7 years related experience.

 

Job Roles:

· Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving complex engineering problems during the development and application of new and improved products and processes.

· May design and implement reservoir and/or wellbore fluid treatment and placement monitoring applications.

· May apply advanced fluid mechanics theory and develop designs and models for, flow modeling, solids transport, viscoelasticity, and friction.

· May develop and implement advanced reservoir engineering techniques in areas of production decline analysis, well test analysis, fluid flow in porous media, and production simulation.

· May perform numerical modeling, data analysis, correlation and model development on complex projects utilizing existing commercial software and may develop new modeling software.

· May design and perform complex specialized tests and simulations including design and construction of modeling apparatus and data acquisition systems.

· May lead the development and testing of software products by providing engineering functions and may provide field support for existing software products.

· Prepares detailed project plans and as project manager is accountable for performance of projects according to plan.

· Resolves technical/operational questions and/or negotiates with representatives of other organizations and may be considered a subject matter expert in a technical field.

· Prepares technical training materials and makes technical presentations as called upon to facilitate technology transfer.

· Provides technical guidance to technicians, engineers, or users and is consulted for engineering interpretations and advice.

· Incorporates HSE awareness, regulations, best practices, product/process reliability and quality into the development of products and processes.

· Demonstrates innovation by contributing inventions, patents, or new designs/techniques which are regarded as advances in the field.

· Participates in and contributes to professional societies through technical papers, officer positions, committee memberships, etc.

  • Design and develop reservoir monitoring systems based on fiber optic sensing principles, micro-seismic, micro-deformation and othertechnologies.
  • Design and develop test fixtures, flow loops, test environments for verification of reservoir monitoring technologies, field trials

 

Scope of Job:

· Job role may have budgetary type of accountabilities or directly impacts a revenue center’s viability or its quality of service via personal contributions. Job role contributes directly to value creation.

 

Education, Licensure, and Experience:

· MSc or PhD in Engineering, Physics, Science, or similar relevant discipline

· Minimum of 7 years related experience.

Requisition Number: 49819