Surveillance Engineer/Artificial Lift Specialist – Midland, TX

Surveillance Engineer/Artificial Lift Specialist – Midland, TX

10:50 11 July in Jobs


Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDEV) is currently seeking a Surveillance Engineer / Artificial Lift Specialist. Reporting to the Production Manager, the Surveillance Engineer will be a key member of our Production team and be expected to monitor the performance of all artificial lift wells, troubleshoot failures and implement corrective action procedures. The ideal candidate will have strong technical as well as communication skills and be able to contribute his/her expertise while working on multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment. This position will ideally be located in Midland, TX.

General Responsibilities

  • Support the production engineering staff by:
    • Providing day to day surveillance on Artificial Lift wells
    • Optimizing Production and ensure lift is running efficiently and effectively
    • Diagnosing and troubleshooting faulting equipment to spot premature catastrophic failures
    • Participating in Monthly Well Reviews with Engineers and production staff
    • Creating Standard Operating Procedure for installing all Artificial Lift types
    • Providing field support when needed during recovery or installs
    • Creating and review the Artificial Lift designs for new wells, maintenance failures, and Artificial Lift changes
    • Tracking root cause failures and use this information to reduce future lift failures
    • Writing AFE’s and procedures for Artificial Lift maintenance jobs
  • Work collaboratively with production foreman and operators to gather well information and when wells need optimization
  • Provide support to the production foreman and operators on technical details of Artificial Lift systems



  • Engineering degree preferred with emphasis in production engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or petroleum engineering
  • If no Engineering degree, at least 4 years of experience in surveillance required
  • Having a detailed understanding on all forms of artificial lift
    • ESP
    • Rod Pump
    • Gas Lift
    • Jet Pump
  • Strong computer skills using various software applications: Carte, SpotFire, Open Wells, web-based surveillance software



Katie Murray
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    Attention: Human Resources
    1001 17th Street
    Suite 1800
    Denver, CO 80202
    (720) 499-1400