MEG Energy

Job Description 

Job Posting End Date:

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Position Type:


Position Sub Type:

Permanent Full Time

Work Location:

Calgary, AB

At MEG, you can bring your unique knowledge and experience to work and contribute your ideas to drive our purpose, which is to supply the world with environmentally and socially responsible energy, while generating long term value for all our stakeholders. We are looking for talented individuals to bring their skills and experience to our dynamic and inclusive culture of performance and innovation.
We are proud to be an Alberta-based company where our leaders are local, accessible to MEG’s Employees and committed to operating responsibly where we all live. We believe in industry-leading environmental performance, engaging with our local community and partners to give back through our time, talents, and resources in the communities where we operate.
Production Engineer, Calgary
Reporting to the Manager, Production Engineering, this position will be an energetic self-starter, contributing to the success of MEG Energy by supporting day-to-day production management and optimization of our Christina Lake SAGD thermal wells.
If you are looking to join an exciting company, take on a role that will support best practices, while continuously improving processes and polices for a forward thinking, people focused organization, then this is the role for you!
Your Day to Day will include:
  • Stewardship of MEG’s priority on Health, Safety and Environment.
  • Daily monitoring of thermal wells to maximize production, recovery, and efficiency.
  • Analyze daily and monthly well performance, individually and with support from the exploitation team to develop operational strategies, trouble shoot well production performance and make necessary adjustments.
  • Provide support with day-to-day production management and optimization.
  • Manage steam injection and producing wells, including operation, risk analysis and optimization.
  • Utilize MEG Production Management (MPM) to execute well operation.
  • Provide on call support and coverage for production team during select weekends and vacation periods.
  • Review economics on re-activation of producing wells.
  • Provide completions support and coverage on new completions, workovers, and replacements.
  • Actively evaluate and review potential production opportunities within SAGD field (stimulations, new completions, re-drills)
  • Effectively communicate guidance to completions, operations, and field teams.
What you will bring to MEG:
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering is required, with a preference for Chemical, Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering
  • Registered with APEGA
  • A minimum of 7+ years oil field experience
  • A minimum of 5+ years SAGD experience is preferred.
  • Experience in the design and operation of SAGD wells is required.
  • Familiar with SAGD plant processes such as oil treating, steam generation and water treatment is required.
  • SAGD well automation, process control and optimization an asset
  • Effective communicator with the ability to promote cooperation and relationships.
  • Experience working with diverse communities and groups.
  • Ability to maintain composure and perform during stressful events.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in all seasons.
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong multi-tasking, teamwork and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills considering interactions with industry peers, operations staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Must be proficient with computer software such as all Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
Please apply by submitting your cover letter and resume.
At MEG, our employees are committed to:
  • Safety – Foundational in everything that we do. We are committed to both physical safety at our work sites as well as safety in belonging and bringing your true self to work.
  • Being Local & Committed to Our Community – We are proud to have been built in Alberta. Our leadership team lives in Alberta, knows its staff by name and cares about operating responsibly where we live. We are committed to achieving net zero GHG emissions by 2050 and supporting our local communities through volunteering our time, talent, and resources.
  • Big Ideas Creating Opportunities – We believe in the ability to impact one’s role by thinking differently and bringing creative ideas forward. We believe in working in a team with diversity in skills, experience and thoughts leading to improved decision-making and problem-solving. If you have an idea, you are empowered to develop and bring it to life.
  • Talent Development – We are a company that believes in the potential of our people. Our approach to development is through on-the job experiences, mentorship, and formal learning. At MEG you can learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to grow. Our employee’s development is at the core of our success.
  • Total Rewards – We offer industry competitive pay with short-term and long-term incentive programs to reward your contributions. Our employees participate in our MEG-A-FITS benefit program with medical, dental, life insurance and more to meet your family’s needs as well as health and wellness programs to support being active outside of work, time off and flexible work options.
If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, please submit your resume by clicking on Apply.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. MEG Energy is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in our workforce. We work to ensure that our policies and practices protect individuals and groups under applicable human rights legislation. We will respond to accessibility accommodations by applicants upon request.
At MEG, every business decision we make, no matter how big or small, aligns with our
Core values:
Be the Example – Connect With Each Other – Collective Strength –
Accept the Challenge – Think Big Picture
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