Upstream Engineer
St. John's, NL
Location: St. John's, NL, CA
Company: ExxonMobil

Job description
Seeking new graduate engineers to support upstream production operations in Eastern Canada. The selected individuals will work in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Applicants are eligible for this position if they are graduating university students (2020) or if they are recent graduates with less than three years of relevant work experience since graduation.

Potential positions could include:
Production Engineer
  • Interact with operations, maintenance and other engineers to collaboratively address key technical and business priorities
  • Assisting field operations in solving technical problems
  • Analyzing options for improving production and interfacing with field operations to ensure optimization and production data
  • Computer modeling of oil, gas, and water piping networks and facilities
  • Facilitating scoping, cost estimating, scheduling and execution of facilities projects
  • Implementing effective solutions to health, safety, and environmental issues
  • Participating in Hazard and Operability Studies and other risk analyses
Facility Integrity Focused Engineer
  • Support effective implementation, application and continuous improvement of the Facility Integrity Management Program at ExxonMobil Canada East
  • Interact with operations, maintenance and other engineering technical staff to collaboratively address key technical and business priorities
  • Identify improvement opportunities, articulate technical/business challenges, and provide technical solutions
  • Complete engineering studies to address reliability/integrity issues; facilitate scoping, cost estimating, scheduling and execution of identified opportunities
  • Implementing effective solutions to health, safety, and environmental issues
  • Participating in Hazard and Operability Studies and other risk analyses
Project Engineer
  • Coordinate, monitor and manage project and contractors performance and progress to ensure achievement of project objectives, deliverables, milestones and cost / schedule commitments
  • Coordinate field execution with construction and operations, including safety, quality, cost and schedule control aspects
  • Steward management of change, AFEs, Contracts, and purchase orders throughout project execution and coordinate close out activities
  • Ensure proper handover of projects to operations and maintenance, including coordination of training, documentation, materials and maintenance deliverables
  • Establishes / coordinates organizational and project management system review requirements such as progress reports, updates, project reviews (Gate, Checkpoints, HAZOPS, constructability, operations & maintenance); stewarding findings / actions to closure
  • Implementing effective solutions to health, safety, and environmental issues
Subsurface Engineer
  • Reviewing and evaluating wells to identify opportunities to improve production or lower costs
  • Generating well cost estimates for performing remedial/diagnostic wellwork
  • Developing models to better understand well performance
  • Assisting wellwork operations in real-time technical problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Implementing effective solutions to health, safety, and environmental issues
  • Participating in Hazard and Operability Studies and other risk analyses
Drilling Engineer
  • Real-time monitoring of active drill wells, including cost/time performance, drilling fluid properties, directional profile progress and torque/drag
  • Analyzing and optimizing various drilling rig components
  • Modeling of drilling fluid networks and facilities
  • Assisting drilling operations in real-time technical problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Implementing effective solutions to health, safety and environmental issues
  • Evaluating drilling alternatives and proposal of recommended practices
  • Working with Reservoir Engineers and Geoscientists to develop the most economic options for new well designs
  • Participating in Hazard and Operability Studies and other risk analyses
Reservoir Engineer
  • Surveillance and monitoring of reservoir performance
  • Identify opportunities to enhance asset performance and reservoir simulation
  • Support on-going regulatory compliance
  • Provide input to the annual Asset Level Business Plan and Technical Shareholder meetings
  • Interface with external groups including Geoscience and Drilling on continued reservoir definition
  • Optimize well paths through well design and approvals

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Process or another accredited engineering discipline in Canada within the last three years (Spring 2020 Graduates are welcome to apply)
  • Strong communication skills, including interface with internal and external stakeholders and contractors
  • Commitment to safety on and off the job
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work with a minimal supervision and in a team-based environment
  • Previous petroleum industry experience is considered beneficial, but not essential
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong academic skills
  • Initiative, independence and accountability for tasks and understanding impacts on the business
Start date: 2020 (negotiable)

Location: St. John’s, NL

Your benefits
  • A company committed to career growth - we recruit those who are interested in a career with ExxonMobil and prefer to develop and promote people from within.
  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement – these standards are the reason ExxonMobil is an industry leader. You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve.
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with ExxonMobil.
Who we are
The need for energy is a very real economic issue. It affects literally everyone–everywhere in the world. At ExxonMobil Canada, we are proud to bring together a highly talented and diverse workforce eager to take on and solve the world’s toughest energy challenges.

Other considerations
  • In accordance with the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, first consideration for employment will be given to qualified persons who meet the residency requirements of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador set out in the Elections Act, 1991, S.N.L. 1992 c. E-3.1.
  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application.
  • We thanks all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Eligibility to work in Canada
All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date. Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit . Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Application deadline: October 6, 2019

The ExxonMobil Business Support Centre Canada is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, ExxonMobil may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions within the Company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including Imperial Oil and affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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