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Reservoir Engineer 

Reference Code: 78482 

 

 

Location: United States (US) - Troy, MI
Job Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Application Deadline: 04/20/2021
 

 

 

 

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.

 

Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.

 

We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.

 

The opportunity

 

The Reservoir Engineering and Geosciences group, within the Storage Technical Services team, is seeking an Engineer in Troy, MI. The Reservoir Engineer is responsible for applying skills to solve a variety of engineering problems and participating in decision support for projects and operations.

 

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated person with good habits and attitudes (sense of urgency, results oriented, shows initiative, time management skills) and a flexible, agile learner able to adapt fundamental technical skills to the specific functional arena required of this role.

 

The primary responsibilities of this position are to maintain the integrity and reliability of storage well and reservoir assets, assess and secure gas inventory and predict and monitor storage performance, collaborate with other integrity program stakeholders, operations, and business stakeholders to promote good decision-making and asset management planning regarding the storage assets, annual gas inventory analysis and disposition statement; monitoring of pressure-volume and pressure management, and provision of operating guidelines.

 

Depending on the location of the successful candidate, this position may be filled in Troy, MI or Charleston, WV.

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Perform field production/performance analysis, and well performance/well test analysis
  • Monitor and predict storage field performance
  • Monitor pressure-volume and pressure management
  • Provide operational guidelines and performance forecasts
  • Respond to safety and performance issues
  • Document field and well history
  • Annual gas inventory analysis and disposition statement
  • Conduct comprehensive integrity assessments of storage wells and reservoirs
  • Develop individual well and reservoir risk management plans that meet internal technical and external regulatory requirements
  • Evaluate operating programs and alternatives for well work, including cost-benefit analysis
  • Providing technical support/analysis for:  audits, regulatory requirements, business development, corporate agreements, and legal issues
  • Interact with Field Operations and Commercial Operations to maintain good functionality and operability of our storage assets
  • Actively participate in table top/mock drills
  • Maintaining an inclusive, collaborative work environment that results in quality products
  • Other tasks as required

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum, Chemical, or Geologic Engineering, with a strong math background
  • 6 or more years of reservoir engineering or related work experience
  • A solid technical background, including an understanding of the fundamentals of fluid flow in porous media and pipe, and knowledge of probability/statistical principles
  • Strong analytical skills while being able to exercise judgment and make sound decisions (be able to prepare and present comparisons and consider alternatives)
  • Ability to apply engineering principles to identify issues and develop solutions
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Ability to quickly adapt to the changing business environment and dynamic business requirements

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Gas storage experience
  • Risk management experience

 

This position requires candidates to

 

  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Be available for extended work hours including long work days/weeks, and some weekends during project work and other initiatives
  • Carry a cell phone and to work a rotating on-call schedule
  • Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home
  • Work approximately 75-90% in an office environment, 10-25% in field under all weather conditions

 

About our business

 

TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.

 

The Storage team operates the U.S. portion of TC Energy's more than 664 Bcf of working gas storage capacity. TC Energy is the continent's largest provider of natural gas storage. To learn more about our Natural Gas Storage assets, visit https://www.tcenergy.com/operations/power/.

 

Apply now!

 

Apply to this posting by 04/20/2021 using reference code 78482. You must apply through our jobs system at jobs.tcenergy.com. Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.


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Thank you for choosing TC Energy in your career search.

 

* Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

* Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

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Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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