Well Construction Engineering Advisor

California Resources Corporation Bakersfield , CA 93301

Posted 2 months ago

California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) is a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company and the largest oil and natural gas producer in California on a gross-operated basis. We operate our world-class resource base exclusively within the State of California, applying complementary and integrated infrastructure to gather, process and market our production. Using advanced technology, CRC's workforce of approximately 4,000 employees and contractors focuses on safely and responsibly supplying affordable energy for California by Californians.

The CRC Operations Resources Operations Excellence Team is seeking to fill a Well Construction Engineering Advisor position to support our California assets based out of our Bakersfield, CA location.


  • Provide Completions and Drilling Engineering expertise, across CRC, in both conventional and non-conventional reservoir plays

  • This role provides technical and economic analysis of various well construction techniques for exploration and development prospects

  • Design, optimization, and evaluation of drilling and completion trials is a key responsibility of this position

  • Impartially evaluate new and emerging technologies using scientific methods is a must

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering discipline or relevant field of study

  • Subject Matter Expert in stimulation/completion design and execution in unconventional/shale and/or similar plays

  • Subject Matter Expert in horizontal well drilling design and execution in unconventional/shale and/or similar plays

  • Ability to tie petrophysics, geomechanics, geology, & well construction design to producibility

  • Desire to work in both exploration/appraisal or development environments -primarily in CA

  • Proficient in running fracture modeling software

  • Experience in DFIT design and evaluation a plus

  • Recent experience with horizontal/long lateral wells with multi-stage frac completions

  • A minimum of eight years of relevant work experience in both E&P and Service companies

  • Current on technology developments in unconventional reservoirs

  • Innovative and creative thinker with a desire to challenge the status quo and conventional thinking with the ability to implement new ideas, processes and technologies

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities with the ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations with incomplete information and tight deadline

  • Excellent time management skills with ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently and meet tight deadlines

  • Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills with experience working in a multi-discipline team environment

  • Capable to work projects in a field environment

  • Mentor / develop engineering talent within company

  • Strong communication skills with ability to effectively share information

  • Must have valid driver's license & a clean DMV record

CRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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