(Senior) Production Engineer – ESPs

Job Role:

  • Work closely with Field Operations, Completions, Drilling and Subsurface Teams
  • Design ESPs and installations to provide the highest possible production and reliability
  • Work to optimize ESP wells, including new drills up to 10,000bpd liquids and legacy wells
  • Responsible for field operation of ESP wells, including surface equipment, wellhead and flowlines through to pad edge
  • Manage surveillance of ESP wells though LiftIQ, ProductionLink and Inspatial
  • Troubleshoot / investigate ESPs, including running parameters, surface equipment conditions and wellhead / flowline pressures
  • Participate in ESP teardowns and failure analysis
  • Assist in pad readiness for artificial lift workovers and support bring wells online following completion of workover
  • Help evaluate effectiveness of chemical program

Preferred Background:

  • 7 years of experience in engineering
  • Experience with well performance analysis, decline/rate-time analysis, economics analysis
  • Exposure to well completions, production operations and workover operations
  • 5 years of direct experience as an Engineer in the Permian Basin
  • Demonstrated proficiencies in artificial lift methods, especially rod pumps, gas lift, and ESP
  • Ability to size, monitor, optimize, evaluate, and trouble shoot different artificial lift methods
  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what is right
  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical
  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results
  • Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals
  • Build effective solutions based on available information and make timely decisions to benefit production


  • Recognized as an expert in ESP artificial lift and production
  • Prior experience installing and troubleshooting ESPs, as well as working with high-voltage equipment
  • 5 years of experience as a Production Engineer or ESP Engineer


  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Reports to VP of Reservoir and Production Engineering
  • Work location: Fort Worth, TX with ~20% field time in the Barstow, TX vicinity
  • Point Energy’s assets include over 60 producing wells with an active development program bringing ~24 wells online per year

Qualified candidates may send resumes to: hr@pointep.com