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SALARY RANGE: $7,382.00 - $10,799 Monthly

Now accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, August 30, 2016 through September 30, 2016 at

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Under direction, coordinates, inspects and reports on all oil drilling production operations, reservoir evaluations, contractual obligations, budgets, and facilities work conducted by the City, its contractor or other operators in Long Beach; conducts environmental and safety inspections of oil leases and prepares reports on these inspections; coordinates oil spill clean-up operations with oil field partners; gathers, analyzes and prepares operating data and estimates for production operations and engineering evaluation; assists with field development planning; identifies well perforation intervals; conducts special reservoir studies and makes use as required of decline curve analysis, material balance and reservoir simulation studies; serves on various committees with contractors to address oil field related issues; performs other related duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS TO FILE: Applicants must meet either requirement A or B below:

A. Bachelor’s degree in engineering, natural science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university (proof required)*, and five years of experience in reservoir and/or petroleum drilling, production and facilities operations.
B. Ten years of increasingly responsible experience in reservoir and/or petroleum drilling, production and surface facilities operations.
*Required documents must be uploaded to the online application at time of filing. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers and software applications including, Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel and Word), and other business and technical software pertaining to petroleum engineering.
  • Willingness to work an irregular schedule including nights, weekends, overtime and holidays.
  • A valid driver’s license will be required at time of appointment.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Wilmington Oil Field experience is desirable.