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Sr. Drilling Engineer

Company: California Resources Corporation
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

California Resources Corporation is a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company and the largest oil and natural gas producer in California. 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 focuses on safely and responsibly supplying affordable energy for California by Californians.

The CRC Drilling Department is seeking to fill a Senior Drilling Engineer position based out of either our Long Beach or Bakersfield, CA offices. This position is eligible for both a 9/80 and hybrid work from home schedule.


* Accountable for knowledge of and compliance with all applicable regulations and company HES training requirements and policies
* Work closely with exploration teams and Reservoir Management Teams (RMTs) to ensure an understanding of well objectives and optimize well designs
* Provide quality well designs that meet project well objectives utilizing established engineering tools and standards
* Generate detailed, accurate and documented drilling time and cost estimates
* Develop well researched and documented drilling procedures
* Provide technical support on daily drilling operations and serve as the primary contact for field engineering issues
* Provide full time engineering support to assigned drilling rig(s), including support on the drill site if needed
* Perform engineering well surveillance during execution and write post-well engineering reports using established standards
* Assure assigned wells are properly permitted and serve as a primary liaison with governmental regulatory offices
* Manage contracts and contractors to continuous improvement via Contractor Management Standards
* Work with Supply Chain Management (SCM) to prepare tenders, analyze vendor responses, award contracts and administer assigned contracts
* Accountable for knowledge of and compliance with all applicable regulations and company HES training requirements and policies
* Bachelor's degree in Engineering
* 8 years of experience in an Engineering capacity with the industry
* Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
* Excellent time management skills with ability to work on multiple assignments concurrently
* Contractor performance management skills
* Must be self-motivated, versatile and willing to learn
* Fundamental knowledge in the use of MS Office products
* Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
* Must be a team player with Strong interpersonal skills with experience working in a multi-discipline team environment
* Able to work on-call weekend rotations
* Must have a valid driver's license & a clean DMV record

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

Keywords: California Resources Corporation, Bakersfield , Sr. Drilling Engineer, Engineering , Bakersfield, California

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