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ETC-D&C Completion Engineer

Date: Sep 6, 2019

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of ETC D&C Completion Engineer located in Houston, Texas, / through (September 13th, 2019) at 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID#403093





Responsible for completion engineering support to Chevron’s global business units as well as project management of ETC D&C Technology Development and Strategic Research programs.  Demonstrated expertise in open hole and cased hole completion environments.   Experience should include completion methodology and hardware design selection, gravel packing, frac packing, fracturing, and matrix acidizing.  Knowledge of stimulation and completion fluids is preferable, including familiarity with optimized fluid selection processes as well as directing and facilitating project related laboratory testing programs.  Field supervision experience is strongly desired with a primary focus on lower sand-face completion operations and through-tubing intervention (CT, WL, & Well Testing / Flowback).  Exposure to both onshore and offshore environments is preferred with experience in subsea completions a plus.  The ability to work closely with global business unit asset teams and coordinate multidiscipline initiatives is essential.



This is a Houston-based position. BS or MS degree in an engineering related field is required and 15+ years completion engineering experience preferred. International and domestic travel is expected, sometimes to remote locations and/or rig sites, averaging 5-15% of the time but could be as high as 20-25% depending on the project.  Well Control Certification and appropriate offshore safety training will be required for field support and will be provided by the company.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with recent field operations and technical design experience on lower sand-face completions and through-tubing interventions.  Additionally, the successful candidate should be comfortable responding to global operations and technical support needs 24/7.



  • Technical Skills: Understanding of the fluids, materials, and field applications of various technologies in completions, intervention (including stimulation and other remedial treatments), and drilling in sandstones, UCR, and carbonates.  This understanding should apply to both current commercial services and products offered by vendors and awareness of new technologies in Completions and Well Intervention. 
  • Experience: Innovative with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Well site drilling, completion and/or remedial operations a plus. Production and Reservoir engineering experience desirable.  Designing, reviewing, and troubleshooting designs for fracturing, frac pack, and acid stimulation operations.  Facilitation of complex incident investigations (RCA's & FMEA's), peer reviews, peer assists, risk assessments and program reviews. Experience on Major Capital Projects a plus.
  • Networking and Project Management Skills: Strong, established network with other drilling & completion engineers, both operator and service provider personnel, is a plus.  Demonstrated experience in documenting and presenting results of technical studies to both technical and managerial audiences.  Experience in delivering advanced training courses to technical and field personnel.  Ability to support Supply Chain efforts as related to MCPs - technical specifications, RFQ writing and evaluation, and contract negotiation efforts.
  • Collaborative and Business Skills: Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others to achieve company and strategic business unit goals. Possesses excellent interpersonal, report writing and presentation skills. Strong business and customer focus. Highly motivated and exhibits a proactive attitude related to job responsibilities. Actively identifies and shares Best Practices and Lessons Learned.

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Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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