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 Senior Operations Engineer - Silt, Colorado, United States

Job information
Posted by: Vanguard Operating, LLC 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Engineering - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: KpJRhWUr7U3Fj518q9alSwoHyAFwW4 / Latpro-3532464 
Date posted: Mar-04-2017
State, Zip: Colorado, 81652



Location Silt, CO

Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC is seeking an experienced Senior Operations Engineer. They must be a hands-on, self-motivated, dependable, well-organized and results-oriented professional with the ability to demonstrate a proven track record of meeting regular deadlines and goals. Must have good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.

Duties Include:

Daily communications with field personnel to maximize operational efficiencies

Interface with accounting to ensure accurate lease operating expense capture and partner billings

Regularly analyze production and profitability. Identify surface and sub-surface improvement and optimization opportunities and initiate necessary action

Periodic well reviews with field personnel to insure we are maximizing profitability

Provide visible leadership and manage production related safety and environmental programs and compliance, including but not limited to: SPCC plans, air permits, NORM management, etc.

Specific engineering responsibilities include analyzing, designing, developing cost estimates, economic justification and implementation of procedures for:

Completions, recompletions, workovers and stimulation operations

Compression and artificial lift

Corrosion control and chemical programs

Production facilities and pipelines

Shared responsibilities with other Company personnel for the identification, estimation and development of proved producing and non-producing reserves, along with identification and evaluation of new investment opportunities

Periodic travel to work with corporate and other field personnel

Supervision of wellsite and downhole operations

Profitability focus including not only revenue and expenses, but also value creation and innovation


Minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering

10-15 years of oil and gas production related engineering and operations experience. Rockies experience is desirable

Demonstrated expertise in well completions, recompletions, fracture stimulation, artificial lift, coiled tubing and general workover operations

Experience with production equipment, measurement, compression, pipelines and flow processes

Must possess a strong work ethic, self-initiative, positive attitude, accountability, integrity and the ability to work with a large team

Solid understanding of production accounting and financial performance metrics

Good computer and database management skills

Experience with nodal analysis, reserve estimations, project investment and risk modeling


At Vanguard Natural Resources, LLCwe know our people are the cornerstone of our business success. Thanks to the commitment of our employees, we have grown to over 350 employees ineighteen office locations within the United States. We are excited to learn more about you andhow your talents and energy can bring moreresults to our team and overall business success.

We provide a competitive compensationpackage that includes:

Competitive base salary and bonus opportunities

Competitive stock incentive opportunities

Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and benefits package for employees and their families

Short and long-term disability benefits, life and AD&D insurance

Employer match 401k contributions up to 6%

Tuition reimbursement

2-5 weeks of annual vacation time per year commensurate with industry experience

5 sickdays per year




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