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Production Engineer

Forty-Five Consulting Group is a boutique executive search firm based in Houston, Texas.  It was founded on the principle of getting back to basics in recruiting.  Our goal is to present our clients with quality talent while providing a positive experience for our candidates.

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We are actively interviewing candidates for a Senior Production Engineer opportunity.

Our client is recognized as a world leader in reservoir and production simulation, especially for high-profile processes like CCS, geothermal and unconventional reservoirs. Working with our team is an invaluable opportunity to achieve a rewarding career.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years’ experience in the petroleum industry in upstream production engineering is required.

  • Must be familiar with one or more production technology tools like PROSPER, GAP, PIPESIM, Netool, OLGA, Piper, etc.

  • Any experience on integrated production systems models or IAM/IPM will be considered a bonus.

  • Any reservoir simulation experience using commercial simulators (CMG suite, ECLIPSE, INTERSECT, TNav) will be considered a bonus.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to deliver impactful presentations and mentor others.

  • Ability to work well in multi-disciplinary teams, yet be confident in operating independently when needed.

  • Be able to travel at short notice to potentially global locations (around 30% of the time).


Nice to have:

  • Experience with the design of artificial lift systems (ESPs and gas lift).

  • Experience with automation and well communications systems (e.g., SCADA software, IOT).

  • Scripting and basic coding experience (Python, R, or equivalent)

  • Proven ability to interface with stakeholders, partners, and customers.

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