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Sr Drilling Engineer

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Primary Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  30461 

 

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

This position is part of the Gas Infrastructure team. NextEra Energy is the largest utility consumer in the United States of natural gas to generate electricity; in 2014, we used 736 Bcf of natural gas. The economics of natural gas are critical to nearly every one of the company’s businesses. NextEra Energy began investing in shale gas production in 2008, and today has more than $1 billion deployed in several shales around the country.

 

This position will be based in the downtown Houston office, with frequent travel to field locations. Eagle Ford and Haynesville experience is preferred

Job Overview

This job is responsible for overseeing and developing drilling projects. Employees in this role complete projects to meet production goals in an efficient and cost saving manner.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements and maintains drilling programs to ensure job quality, safety, and cost
  • Implements strategies to improve current drilling plans to continually refine drilling operations to contain costs
  • Provides accurate and timely well cost estimates
  • Recommends and applies new technology in drilling and completions
  • Maintains effective drilling plans by evaluating current programs and rig scheduling
  • Monitors field activities at field locations during critical periods
  • Makes recommendations to strategic plans involving drilling
  • Maintains a safe work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures
  • Ensures field activities are in compliance with company policies and government regulations
  • 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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