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Senior Production Engineer

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Date: Feb 10, 2021

Primary Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

Trinity Operating is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas from onshore properties within the U.S.


Position Specific Description

We are looking for a tech-savvy, result-oriented and process-driven Senior Production Engineer. The Engineer will join a growing Haynesville asset team and will be responsible for maximizing profitability and production of the Haynesville asset. Individual needs exposure to HSE associated with high pressure gas field operations. The position is based in Houston, TX and requires frequent travel to field ETX/NLA.

The ideal candidate will have +10 years of experience with Haynesville production operations including workover design and supervision, flowback activities, artificial lift design, and facilities design & construction.


Specific areas of accountability include


  • Lead the field production operations personnel in order to insure a safe operation while managing Lease Operating Expenses and delivering the expected production targets


  • Responsible for production system surveillance, including real-time monitoring as well as the planning, interpretation and visualization of all well surveillance activities. Provide technical leadership and guidance in the development of monitoring, and optimization activities


  • Well integrity management for all wells in the production system(s) under responsibility, including carrying out risk assessments and implementing risk mitigation measures


  • Develop and optimize wells flow back strategy, manage the flow back operations to insure proper implementation


  • Monitor production trends, design workover and intervention programs in order to maximize gas recovery


  • Determine reservoir performance for different recovery techniques using decline curve analysis, nodal analysis, and other models


  • Review and write technical reports for engineering and management personnel


  • Update best practices and work with other disciplines to apply continuous process improvement concepts


  • Work alongside Integrate Supply Chain department in procurement activities including regular vendor meetings, request for procurement (RFP) and performance feedback


  • Develop and update as needed field operations procedures as required by operations


  • Provide engineering support as needed for bolt on acquisitions or new basin development opportunities

Job Overview

This job provides technical, engineering, and operational support for our operated focus areas. Employees in this role are responsible for daily engineering and production activities with an emphasis on job quality, safety, and cost associated with all production activities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pursues and implements new methods and ideas to enhance production, increase operational efficiencies, and decrease expenses on operated properties
  • Monitors daily well performance and optimizes compressor operations
  • Provides technical leadership for field staff
  • Promotes, communicates, and commits to the Company safety and environmental program
  • Assists with management of safe/environmental field operations
  • Ensures all government procedures, rules, regulations, and forms are followed and complete
  • Works with other departments to help ensure overall business coordination
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering
  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  Trinity Operating, LLC. 
Location:  Houston, Texas 
Other Work Locations:  Texas 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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