Specialist Production Engineer III | Petroleum | Perth CBD

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Western Australia

Work type

Fixed Term

Job category


Date published

06 June 2019

Date closing

06 July 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

A fixed term (12 month) opportunity has arisen within the Petroleum Australia Production Unit (APU) Subsurface team for a Production Engineer who will be responsible for completing various production engineering duties across a range of operated assets and some support to non-operated assets. In this role you will:
  • Develop and maintain an integrated model to forecast production in support APU planning activities.
  • Own or share accountability in maintaining nodal analysis allocation models in Integrated Field Manager (IFM), developing and maintaining IFM visual workflows as needed for surveillance.
  • Evaluate potential field production uplift opportunities through facility, network and well management initiatives.
  • Support management of well integrity through execution of processes within the Well Integrity Management System.
  • Provide analysis and develop operating guidelines and surveillance plans to manage flow assurance issues.
  • Develop and maintain production engineering real time surveillance tools and techniques.
  • Primarily focus on operated assets, with potential support to non-operated assets.

About You

The role will require a range of capabilities to effectively deliver the objectives of the Subsurface Team and include:
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrated production engineering experience, ideally within an operator, with the ability to apply knowledge and experience to derive integrated subsurface interpretations of complex systems and make sound decisions.
  • Previous experience with Subsea Developments and Offshore Subsea production operations including gas lift, water injection and gas injection.
  • Experience with common industry software applications including GAP, PROSPER, MBAL, RESOLVE, IFM, PI Process book. 
  • Sound communications skills with the ability to contribute ideas, proactively share information and effectively integrate and coordinate information and analysis within the team and across functions.

You will be based in Perth, Western Australia, in the multi award winning office tower - ‘City Square’. You will have stunning river views from your modern open plan office, state of the art facilities including virtual whiteboards and video conferencing facilities, 550 bicycle racks with ample lockers, showers and change room amenities and a large outdoor terrace with barbecues.

Remuneration and Benefits
Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including; incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and generous superannuation scheme. As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including flexible work arrangements, and a substantial parental leave policy, includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  

Reference Number – 91428
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.

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