5201 California Ave
Suite 370
Bakersfield, CA 93309
661-633-2792
JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title:
Artificial Lift Engineer
Department:
Engineering
Reports To:
VP/GM Theta
Based At:
Theta Oilfield Services Headquarters in Bakersfield, CA
SUMMARY
Under leadership/supervision of Theta GM, drive artificial lift technologies at Theta, including
developing input for product development and conducting training on production optimization using
Theta products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Drive artificial lift technology at Theta, providing specifications and general input to
development team for all forms of artificial lift (rod pumping, ESP, PCP, gas lift, plunger lift).
Heavy focus area is the development of design and diagnostic logic that will be used to either
enhance existing products or develop new products
2. Assist with developing long term direction for Theta products (product roadmap)
3. Conduct training classes on well optimization, while using Theta software products, 5-8
classes per year
4. Represent Theta at 2-3 industry conferences/trade shows per year, participating in lectures
and paper writing
5. As Theta grows, potentially lead a team of engineers doing the above tasks
6. Uphold core Dover values and be an example of excellence at all times
7. Foster and motivate an atmosphere of achievement and excellence in software development
and technical support of customers
8. Monthly reporting including activity/status report, expense reports, travel schedule, etc.
(All duties and responsibilities must be carried out within Theta’s policies and procedures.)
QUALIFICATIONS
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Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required
Five (5+) years of experience in artificial lift preferred
Five (5+) years of experience with an oil production company preferred
Medium level knowledge and experience with several forms of artificial lift preferred
Experience with SCADA automation preferred
Experience/knowledge with computing technologies and software required
Experience/knowledge of SCADA/Telemetry/Databases preferred
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to speak clearly in English
Willingness to travel ~ 30% (internationally & domestically)
International/global experience preferred
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