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Production Engineer  

About the Organization
Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDEV) is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. The Company's assets are concentrated in the Delaware Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin, and its properties consist of large, contiguous acreage blocks located in West Texas and Southern New Mexico. Our principal business objective is to increase shareholder value by building a premier development company focused on the production of oil and natural gas in an environmentally and socially responsible way, while generating sustainable free cash flow. Centennial was formed in 2016 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

At Centennial, we believe our best assets are our employees who create and maintain our culture. We aim to attract top talent in the oil industry and empower them to do what they do best. We seek employees who constructively challenge conventional thought, ask why and push the boundaries so that we are seen as leading innovators in our industry. We rely on their passion and creativity to drive results in a team-based, collaborative and enjoyable work environment. Our employees give us a sustainable competitive advantage and we understand the need to attract, retain and train the best team possible.  
Location Midland  

Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDEV) is currently seeking a Production Engineer to report to the Production Team Lead. The Production Engineer will be a key member of the Production team and be expected to manage an assigned area of production, working side by side with a full asset team, manage flowback and initial lift install, troubleshoot failures and design workover procedures, manage chemical programs, and manage LOE for the area. The ideal candidate will have technical and communication skills and be able to contribute his/her expertise while working on multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment. This position is located in Midland, TX.

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Oversee an assigned production area within the Delaware Basin
  • Within the area of responsibility, work closely with a full asset team including field operations, reservoir engineering, geology, facilities, land, regulatory, completions, and drilling
  • Coordinate with the field operations team to optimize base production and reduce downtime Spend time in the field as needed.
  • Design, analyze, and optimize artificial lift systems, including rod lift, gas lift, ESP’s, jet pumps and plunger lift
  • Review and optimize chemical programs treating scale, corrosion, H2S, etc.
  • Create cost estimates and AFE’s for new drill wells, workovers, recompletions, and well maintenance operations
  • Coordinate with wellsite supervisor and service providers to execute workover procedures
  • Lead regularly scheduled well reviews with field operations and reservoir engineers
  • Analyze well failures, make and implement recommendations for optimization
  • Monitor LOE and capital spending to ensure compliance with budgets
  • Demonstrate Health, Safety & Environmental leadership
  • On call support, including nights and weekends may be required

Compensation & Benefits Information:

  • Salary range is approximately $102,000 - $130,000, depending on specific experience*
  • Other forms of compensation for this position include:
    • Target bonus of 20% of base salary and any eligible overtime wages (discretionary based on company and individual performance)
  • Additional employment benefits for this position include:
    • Medical, dental & vision coverage
    • Flexible Spending & Health Savings accounts
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
    • Basic Life & AD&D insurance
    • Supplemental Life & AD&D insurance
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
    • Short- & Long-Term Disability coverage
    • Adoption assistance program
    • Educational assistance program
    • PTO Plan based on relevant experience
    • LOA benefits including parental leave

*Please note that Centennial may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range provided. Company takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.


Position Requirements

Education/Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline, Petroleum Preferred.
  • Recommended minimum of 2 years of upstream oil/gas industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience with horizontal well production in a fast-paced environment
  • Preferred work experience in the areas of artificial lift, well production, workover operations and project economics
  • Preferred experience utilizing production industry engineering software packages such as: Generwell, Well View, ProdView, Rod Star, and Nodal analysis
  • Proficiency with PC based programs, specifically Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, Power Point) and Spotfire
EOE Statement CDEV provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all Company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  
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