Senior Completions Engineer – SCOOP, Oklahoma City, OK

Senior Completions Engineer – Oklahoma City, OK

CSI Recruiting is working with a growing E&P company based in Oklahoma City, in support of their need to hire a Senior Completions Engineer, with a focus on the SCOOP play in Southern Oklahoma.  Within the Anadarko Basin, our client is specifically seeking to hire an expert with completions engineering in the overpressured oil window within the SCOOP.

  • This Senior Completions Engineer is responsible for the execution of all Completions projects for the company, including hydraulic fracturing design, surface completion equipment selection and implementation of the well completion process.
  • The Senior Completions Engineer is charged with overseeing the entirety of the company’s recompletion operation. When directed, the Completions Engineer may be assigned oversight of workover and or well repair operations.
  • This position reports directly to the Vice President of Engineering.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute the company’s completions plans for assigned wells and well pads.
  • Track field estimated costs in WellView accurately and timely.
  • Involved in D&C well pad plat approval process.
  • Plan and coordinate well stimulation activities including perforating and pumping services with the field completions supervisor.
  • Responsible for stage selection and perforation designs.
  • Plan and coordinate well flowback activities with field completions supervisor.
  • Plan and coordinate recompletion activities as directed.
  • Provide technical review of workovers and well repair procedures.
  • Management and oversight of completion vendors.
  • Coordinate water transfer activities to and from completions pad with the water superintendent.
  • Track and report on completions capital activity spend on all wells on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Develop and use written logistic procedures for all Completion activities.
  • Review daily morning activity reports for accuracy.
  • Evaluate options and prepare cost estimates and economic justification for completions.
  • Perform open hole and cased hole log evaluation
  • Explore additional completion technologies to enhance production and or reduce capital expenditures.
  • Review and evaluate offset well performance and completion designs in analysis of upcoming well completion work activity
  • Work closely with geology, reservoir engineers, permitting, safety and those in other disciplines within the company
  • Responsible for seeing completions operations meet State and Federal regulatory and environmental compliance and deliver professional testimony if needed.

Supervisory Duties

  • Responsible for directing work performed by contract personnel as assigned on a well pad or project
  • Responsible for directing the work completions supervisors and completions techs as assigned.

Required Experience

  • 10+ years of experience as an in-house Completions Engineer within an active domestic onshore E&P environment.
  • Experience with horizontal drilling and completions programs, preferably in the Mid-Continent (Anadarko or Arkoma Basin)
  • Strongly prefer experience working within the SCOOP (South Central Oklahoma Oil Province) play of Oklahoma in the southeast portion of the Anadarko Basin.


A minimum of a B.S. in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical engineering required

Skills & Abilities

  • Well Completion techniques, including workovers, recompletions and flowback and perforating.
  • Production processing and surface facility design, operation and maintenance
  • Working knowledge of reservoir engineering and drilling engineering
  • Ability to work in a multi-discipline team environment where technology and individual responsibility are emphasized
  • Working knowledge of Aries, Spotfire, WellView, Petra, and the MS Windows Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Highly organized, resourceful and efficient self-starter willing and able to manage and prioritize multiple activities simultaneously
  • Flexibility to travel and work long, irregular hours when required
  • Ability to think creativity in solving engineering and business problems
  • Ability to think clearly in stressful situations and manage frequent interruptions
  • Leadership, poise, integrity and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-discipline and a strong work ethic