Petroleum Engineer
LWG Consulting - Houston, TX

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We are currently interviewing for a Technical Consultant with a Petroleum Engineering background to join our team. This individual will ideally be located in the Houston, TX area, however, we will consider other locations based on candidate credentials.

Responsibilities will include: performing detailed evaluations on all types of drilling and petroleum industry related equipment relating to failures, damage, defects, and maintenance and safety issues

Primary Duties:

• Gather information on client’s needs
• Perform site inspection of equipment
• Interview any and all parties involved in the failure and/or damage
• Perform any necessary research
• Write reports and present with client
• Establish trusting working relationship with clients equipment owners service personnel and manufacturers
• Travel to required locations for either site inspection or trial/expert witness requirements
• Perform marketing meetings with various clients

Required Knowledge includes:

• Bachelors degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related discipline from an accredited University
• Master’s or Ph.D. a plus
• 4+ years experience in a related role such as a Petroleum Engineer, Drilling Engineer or Operations Engineer
• 4+ years practical experience with designing drilling equipment and operating drilling equipment on-site
• 4+ years practical experience performing maintenance on drilling equipment
• Knowledge of safety policies and procedures regarding working in/around the drilling equipment
• Knowledge of casings, mud, fracking, etc.
• Past Forensic Investigation/Engineering experience is a plus
• PE is a plus

Required Skills include:

• Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in confined spaces as needed
• Excellent reading, writing, and comprehension abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft-based computer programs, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Organized with the ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to clearly articulate findings to clients both verbally and in written form
• Confidence/charisma for public speaking engagements to small and large groups
• Ability to interact socially and at mixed engagements with clients
• Must speak and write English fluently (other languages, especially Spanish, a plus)

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