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The California State Lands Commission
Announces Examinations for:
Petroleum Drilling Engineers &
Associate Process Safety Engineers
In the Long Beach, California Area

Commission Information:

The California State Lands Commission provides the people of California with effective stewardship of the lands, waterways, and resources entrusted to its care through preservation, restoration, enhancement, responsible economic development, and the promotion of public access. Commission’s Website: http://www.slc.ca.gov

The State of California provides its employees a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k)/457 plans, and a defined benefit pension plan.

The State of California requires all individuals interested in obtaining employment with the State to first take an examination to establish eligibility to be considered for subsequent vacant positions. This advertisement is for an examination, not a vacancy. The California State Lands Commission is anticipating that it will use the eligibility list created by this examination to fill vacancies within the next 12 months.

Petroleum Drilling Engineer
($10,135.00 - $12,688.00 per month)

Summary:

Mineral Resources Management Division (MRMD):
The Petroleum Drilling Engineer (PDE) performs safety, pollution, mechanical integrity, well design, and well construction evaluations of all oil, gas, and geothermal, well drilling, re-drilling, re-work and abandonment proposals on state leases. The evaluations consist of technical assessment of proposed drilling and completion methods, review for consistency with state drilling regulations; assure that best practices will be applied to drilling equipment safety, pollution prevention, and resource protection. The PDE conducts on-site surveillance as required to verify that drilling equipment has been inspected and certifications have been issued prior to initiating drilling activities. The PDE verifies the adequacy of the drilling mud system, composition, and mud weights to assure proper control of well bore pressures and conditions. All drilling procedures, casing designs, cement programs, well logs, and completion methods are evaluated to assure maximum well safety and integrity. Onshore well sites and of shore platform presence is expected, to be able to perform the full scope of drilling well assessments necessary to satisfactorily perform the duties of the PDE.

To View the Official Job Posting (Exam Bulletin) Online, Which Includes the Minimum Qualifications for this Classification, Please Visit: https://calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/7LN10.PDF

How To Apply:
Applicants must submit a Standard State Application to apply for this examination. Standard State Applications can be accessed by creating an account at: www.CalCareers.ca.gov

You must submit your completed examination application package by the Final Filing Date of June 12, 2017:
   California State Lands Commission – Human Resources
   100 Howe Ave., Ste. 100-South
   Sacramento, CA 95825

Final Filing Date: June 12, 2017 (Postmarked Mail or In-Person Drop-off Only)

Attached Exam Bulletin: 7LN10 (FFD 20170612) v1.1.pdf

Petroleum Drilling Engineer
($10,135.00 - $12,688.00 per month)

Summary:

Within our Marine Environmental Protection Division (MEPD): Under the general direction of the Engineering Supervisor or Lead Engineer, the incumbent performs process safety, mechanical, petroleum, and facility engineering analysis and design reviews for verifying compliance with the Marine Oil Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (MOTEMS or California Building Code 24 CCR§ 3101F et seq.), industry standards and practices, and state/federal regulations. The incumbent evaluates and analyzes various mechanical, electrical, process safety, human factors, and control systems associated with the safe operation of a marine oil terminal or marine facility. These include: (1) fire prevention, detection and suppression, (2) piping and pipelines, (3) mechanical and electrical equipment, and (4) electrical systems. This work includes review of MOTEMS audit and inspection results, participation in engineering inspections, audits, evaluations of marine terminals and tracking of deficiencies. Reviews may consist of documentation, reports, test results, P&IDs, process flow diagrams, electrical hazardous classification diagrams, hazards and risks analyses, HAZOPS, contingency plans, engineering specifications, analysis and design, pipeline preventative maintenance, static liquid pressure tests, corrosion protection, failure investigations, and environmental impact reports. This work requires preparation of written technical reports, memorandums, updates of MOTEMS standards, development of audit manuals and correspondence. Travel to terminals throughout California is required.

OR

Within our Mineral Resources Management Division (MRMD): Under the general direction of the Sr. Process Safety Engineer, the incumbent performs process safety, mechanical, petroleum, and facility engineering work to ensure the safe operation of state lease oil and gas facilities including offshore platforms. The job includes work in the field as a member of a team conducting Safety and Pollution Prevention Audits. These audits include engineering evaluations and inspection work to assess offshore and onshore oil and gas facility. The work includes specialized safety analysis reviews, facility and system design review, and assessment of the maintenance, condition, and functional integrity of existing and proposed offshore and onshore petroleum production, drilling and processing facilities. Works alternately between field locations and the office and may work for several days in the field with only limited supervision from the Senior Process Safety Engineer. Is provided with general work assignments and deadlines and is expected to coordinate or schedule this work with the state oil lease facility operator. Additional technical direction and assistance will be provided when higher level engineering work is assigned. Travel on-road and off-road is required. Possession of a valid driver’s license of the appropriate class issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles is required.

To View the Official Job Posting (Exam Bulletin) Online, Which Includes the Minimum Qualifications for this Classification, Please Visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/7LN09.PDF

How To Apply:
Applicants must submit a Standard State Application to apply for this examination. Standard State Applications can be accessed by creating an account at: www.CalCareers.ca.gov

You must submit your completed examination application package by the Final Filing Date of June 12, 2017:
   California State Lands Commission – Human Resources
   100 Howe Ave., Ste. 100-South
   Sacramento, CA 95825

Final Filing Date: June 12, 2017 (Postmarked Mail or In-Person Drop-off Only)

Attached Exam Bulletin:7LN09 (FFD 20170612).pdf