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Senior Evaluations/Production/Petroleum Engineer
Calgary (Canada)

RPS Energy Canada Ltd.
The RPS Group is an international consultancy providing advice upon the development of natural resources, land and property, the management of the environment and the health and safety of people.
RPS Energy provides Technical, Commercial and Project Management services to the energy sector worldwide. We assist clients in all stages of the hydrocarbon asset life-cycle and our business is structured to enable us to provide project-specific input at a technical or commercial level or advice on a multi-disciplinary basis over the long term. Our energy business operates worldwide, with projects being managed from regional offices in the UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, Russia, Australia and Malaysia.
Position Profile
Position Title: Senior Evaluations / Production / Petroleum Engineer
Reports to: Reservoir Engineering Manager
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Current Position Information: Senior Evaluations / Production / Petroleum Engineering Specialist to play a lead role within the Reservoir Engineer Team. Typical projects are both Canadian and International, and involve an inter-disciplinary team approach, based in our Calgary office.
The Role: We are looking for an engineer with a broad base and extensive experience to take a lead role in delivering high quality consultancy services to Clients. The main objective is to expand our economic evaluations business and to provide production engineering support to the production engineering group. The economics evaluation business has expanded greatly over the past years. The successful applicant will:

Independently conduct and manage reserves and economic evaluations of properties and companies for NI-5101 reporting. This will include acquisition evaluations, year-end reserve reports and due diligence reports. Properties will be located in Canada as well as overseas.

Provide support to the production engineering group on field and well optimization, completion programs, treatment design, well testing and artificial lift.

Provide input to reservoir engineering on multi-disciplinary projects including field development planning, enhanced oil recovery, asset management, performance analysis, and peer reviews.
Main Responsibilities: This is predominantly a technical role. It will also involve the management of small teams of technical staff on a project basis. The successful applicant should expect to work on and/or oversee multiple projects that often run simultaneously.
Typical projects involve providing technical petroleum engineering input to:

Reserves Evaluation

Field Development Planning in remote and frontier areas

Production Enhancement and Field Revitalization

Reservoir and Asset Management

Heavy Oil Developments

Enhanced Oil Recovery and Greenhouse Gas Sequestration

Unconventional Gas
Requisition 1025
Revised 3/31/2011

Acquisitions and Divestments
The successful candidate will have the following minimum requirements:

15-20 years of diverse progressive petroleum engineering experience. Applicants will preferably have both International and Canadian experience

Entrepreneurial attitude combined with exceptional technical and communication skills and a collaborative approach towards clients and colleagues

Initiative in solving complex technical problems and decision making ability

Results focused team player with a positive attitude and ability to multi-task in a dynamic work environment and work without supervision

Ability to mentor less experienced professionals

Demonstrated business acumen and an interest in a broader perspective

Ability to clearly advise clients on technical matters, often at a senior level

Leadership and management skills

PC literate and familiarity with state-of-the-art engineering software

University engineering degree and APEGGA membership

All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada
Total Compensation
Delivering results for our clients enables RPS to offer rewarding careers to our staff and create long-term value for our shareholders. We employ some of most dedicated and knowledgeable staff in the industry.
RPS offers a comprehensive total compensation program that is competitive within the industry, including:

A Competitive Base Salary

Individual Performance Bonus Opportunities

Outstanding Benefit Plan

Generous Vacations and Earned Days Off

Fitness and Health Assistance

Share Purchase Plan
For more information or to apply for this role please forward your resume to

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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