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Dominion Energy Petroleum Production Engineer IV (Hybrid) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Petroleum Production Engineer IV (Hybrid)

Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84111

Company: Dominion Energy

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs. That’s right. Love. Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate. These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever. We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent? Do you think differently? Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below will be considered for this opportunity.

This position is eligible for NT (NAFTA Professional) visa sponsorship only and is not eligible for sponsorship of other visa types.

Job Summary

The Petroleum Production Engineer reviews existing wells within a designated area to identify artificial lift and workover candidates. Selects and designs artificial lift solutions or workover procedures. Prepares project cost estimates and economics to secure management approval. Executes projects and post-evaluates project success. Assists field operations personnel in the analysis and optimization of well productivity, including chemical treatment programs. Assists with documentation to ensure regulatory compliance.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences that are required for entry into this job include the following:

  • 7+ years of experience in oil and gas production engineering with experience in the design and execution of artificial lift and workovers.

  • Advanced knowledge of gas well deliquification.

  • Advanced knowledge of petroleum engineering principles.

  • Advanced knowledge of project management principles.

  • Advanced knowledge of oil and gas reserve estimation techniques.

  • Advanced knowledge in oil and gas economics.

  • Advanced knowledge of and ability to use a personal computer and related software to meet department needs. Software examples include Aries, OFM, Wellview, Spotfire, Power BI, etc.

  • Skilled in relating interpersonally.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to apply scientific principles to analyze and solve problems.

  • Ability to gather, research, analyze data and prepare financial, statistical or analytical studies and reports using prescribed formats.


For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:

  • Possess a 4-year Engineering degree from an ABET accredited Engineering program based on the year that the Engineering program was accredited by ABET, or

  • Possess a 4-year Engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own Engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or

  • Possess a 4-year degree in Engineering (non-ABET accredited), Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology and a post-graduate Engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same Engineering discipline is ABET-accredited based on the year the Engineering program was accredited by ABET, or

  • Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:

  • Bachelor of Science

Preferred Discipline(s): Petroleum Engineering

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred: Professional Engineer (PE).

Valid Drivers License is required.

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%

Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%

Heat Up to 25%

Loud Noise Up to 25%

Outdoors Up to 25%

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more. To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

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