Engineering Tech

Oxy Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 weeks ago

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide. Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Engineering Tech within our Office of Reserves group in Houston, TX.

Position Responsibilities:

In a timely manner, provide quality data, information, and analysis that meets the requirements of the engineering, analyst, operations and management staff allowing them to make the best business decisions. Work as part of a data management team to ensure consistent practices and high quality data and information.

  • Provide data, information, and technical support to engineering, analyst, operations and management staff.

  • Support Reservoir Engineering staff by providing new or improved analysis tools

  • Monitor Outside Operated well inventory, production and forecasts

  • Monitor Hydrocarbon gas processing for reporting and analysis

  • Operate application presentations in weekly meetings

  • Ensure data anomalies are corrected in the source system.

  • Recognize and resolve data issues.

  • Document processes, calculations and data structure

  • Recommend methods of enhanced efficiency


  • 2 years working as an Engineering Tech or Data Analyst

Professional/Technical Experience:

  • Extracting, manipulating, quality checking, & analyzing data (Access, Excel, SQL a plus)

  • Facilitating regular meeting schedules and presentations

  • Problem solving data flow breakdowns

  • Communicating with various departments.

  • Experience with Oil & Gas industry a plus.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Familiar with relational database environments

  • Take ownership for data quality and ensure consistent data processes and sources are used.

  • Works collaboratively with others to achieve common goals and positive results.

  • Ensures high quality data is available for the decision-making processes.

  • Can work with minimum of supervision, self-motivated.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish goals.

  • Seeks out creative and innovative solutions. Brings new ideas to the team that adds value.

  • Strong time management skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Critical thinking skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to comfortably handle change, priorities, risk and uncertainty.

  • Ability to break down work into the process steps, anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks.

  • Practices active listening.

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status

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