Engineering Technician
J-W Operating Company (O2B) - Shreveport, LA

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Summary: Work with District personnel on projects to optimize production, minimize lease operating expenses, design, install and trouble shoot production facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
• Design, install, maintain and trouble shoot gas lift wells
• Design, install, maintain and trouble shoot plunger lift wells
• Design, install, maintain and trouble shoot saltwater disposal wells and facilities
• Design, install, maintain and trouble shoot compression facilities
• Maintain both professional and technical knowledge and expertise as well as stay current on all industry-related innovations
• Performs production monitoring, production forecasting, production enhancement
• Assist in production chemical program as needed
Material Movement:
• Control movement of tubular/equipment and report to accounting for transfers
• Perform NORM readings on any equipment prior to moving or selling
• Work with vendors on equipment standardization and quality control
Compliance Data:
• Collect and supply initial field data from field to Safety Department for proper permitting issues
• Work with each Production Foreman and collect data required to keep our SPCC Plan current
• Meet with LDEQ for yearly site inspections
Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
• 5 – 8 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills with Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Visio

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations : Valid Driver’s License

Other Skills and Abilities:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Analytical - Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.