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Measurement tech

Location: Austin, Texas Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering, Upstream Type: Contract

My client, a large upstream Oil and Gas Companies is currently looking for an measurement tech to join their team located in Austin, Texas. This is a 6 month contract position with a strong possibility of becoming a full time position. This role will typically suit someone with a production tech, operations tech, or an allocation advisor background.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Reporting directly to the Well Operations Lead, the successful candidate must possess project management and project execution experience related to measurement & loss control.

  • Provide professional advice and guidance on operational processes, their optimization, facility design and solution to all aspects of liquid and gas custody transfer measurement.

  • Establish requirements for metering calibration checks, frequency of calibrations, internal audits/reviews on metering and measurement

  • Effectively estimate production volumes for daily review and management weekly reporting, monthly allocations, production forecasting, and reservoir management

  • Provide professional advice and guidance on operational processes, their optimization, including facility design, and solution to all aspects of liquid and gas custody transfer measurement problems

  • Perform technical audits of operated and non-operated facilities for gas and liquid measurement and provide input for their improvement

  • Ensure proper measurement and allocation of lease production

  • Provide technical input on custody transfer measurement and loss control for project engineering, operating organizations, vendors, manufacturers and design firms

  • Support daily well surveillance using real time data, field reports, decline curves, pressure information

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 10 plus years of experience in measurement & loss control in the upstream oil and gas industry
  • Knowledge of API tank gauging procedures, liquid quality determination, LACT unit design and operations
  • Specific knowledge in custody transfer measurement systems including turbine meters, Coriolis meters, ultra-sonic meters, positive displacement meters, etc.
  • Metering system design, development, tank gauging, meter proving, flow computers, PLC's, etc.
  • Knowledge of refinery yield accounting is strongly desired
  • SAP, Merrick, Spotfire experience
  • Travel to the field to support operations as needed
  • Bachelors degree preffered
  • Local candidates to Austin, TX are strongly preferred

Schedule: 9/80 schedule or Mon-Fri (40 hours)

Contract Duration: 6 month contract - highly likely to become full time

Travel: 20% travel time

Location: Austin, TX

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