Field Engineer, Frac

Kelly Services, Inc. San Antonio , TX 78245

Posted 2 months ago

Our Company

Headquartered in Tomball, Texas, BJ Services is the largest North American-focused, pure-play pressure pumping services provider. BJ Services is on a journey to be a high reliability organization (HRO). An HRO operates in a complex, high-risk environment and delivers exceptionally safe and consistently high-quality service over time. HROs have "no fail missions' during every operation, mistakes can have a catastrophic consequence.

BJ Services provides hydraulic fracturing and cementing services to leading upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American oil and natural gas resources. We operate field locations serving all major North American oil and natural gas basins. Our shared culture is built by an unwavering pursuit for perfecting operational execution in the oilfield.

Position: Field Engineer

Your planned career:

Working on-site at our client locations, the Field Engineer will be in a technical and operational support role, learning and using our equipment such as fracturing pumps, blenders, hydration units and working within the data van. The intent will be to use this role as a learning step to a Field Leader role, where you will gain the knowledge to manage multiple different crews, problem-solving and strategically planning our operations. Once promoted to a Field Leader position you will perform QC/QA daily while on shift, provide leadership from an operational, quality and safety standpoint, and provide clear and concise communication to the client. The Field Engineer role is a progression role where Engineers will develop their skill set to deliver quality operations, learning our equipment, attending substantial training and developing both technical and tactical skills needed for an HRO environment.

What you will do:

  • Understanding and completing job designs including fluids, proppant, volumes, and additives based on a basic open hole log review and/or pump schedules

  • Performing tasks with data acquisition software, hydraulic fracturing pumps, blenders, and hydration units

  • Providing on-site computer modeling and data acquisition software support

  • Performing net pressure, observed net pressure, and measured bottom hole pressure analysis

  • Understanding and monitoring pressure matching

  • Maintaining real-time mass balance data on proppant and fracturing additives

  • Preparing and distributing post job reports and post well hydraulic fracturing summaries

  • Performing tasks to ensure quality assurance of all on-site materials

  • Performing tasks to track material delivery rates for quality control

  • Communicating with on-site customers in a professional manner

  • Performing tasks for an on-site water analysis

  • Providing additional support for multiple fleets when needed

  • Rig up/down backside equipment as needed and learn how to run and troubleshoot

  • You will be required to learn the fracturing system, including field operation of designated Fracturing equipment

  • Attending all required on the job training, classroom-based and online training and working through your progression plans.

What you need:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree required, Civil or Industrial Engineering/Science applicants are encouraged to apply

  • Experience in or knowledge of Process Engineering is a plus

  • Experience with process improvement techniques (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.)

  • Must have strong computer skills with a strong knowledge of Microsoft products

  • Working knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, technical skill, leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

  • Must be able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and external contacts

  • Must be able to learn company-specific applications

  • Must have a satisfactory driving record

  • Willing to work flexible schedule and travel as needed

  • We are looking for candidates who are willing to relocate or rotate as required to one of our Districts


While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is required to wear all proper personal protective equipment, and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the environment is moderate to loud.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, sit and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms, lift up to 50 pounds. Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear and smell; lift more than 100 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


BJ Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, BJ Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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