U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Position Available

Petroleum Engineer

The USGS Central Energy Resources Science Center is soliciting interest from qualified individuals for a Petroleum Engineer position in Lakewood, Colorado. Successful applicants must have qualifying education and expertise that can be applied to the following: unconventional and conventional resource assessments; reservoir engineering analysis and modeling; and engineering evaluations in energy extraction, enhanced recovery, and produced waters. A strong emphasis is placed on experience with probabilistic and statistical methods related to petroleum. Research topics also address the economic and environmental effects of energy resource production.

Candidates must be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team of geologists, geochemists, geophysicists, and engineers.  Excellent skills in writing and oral presentation of scientific findings are also required.

Applications (resume and application questions) for this vacancy must be received on-line via USAJOBS BEFORE midnight Eastern Time (Washington, D.C. time) on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete on-line resume, you will not be considered for this position. Requests for extensions will not be granted. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you, please speak to someone in the Servicing Personnel Office listed on the announcement PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE.  For assistance or questions, contact  Elissa Gregory with the Office of Human Resources at 303-236-9579 or ekgregory@usgs.gov.

Effective November 21, 2008, USAJOBS can be accessed at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov. Announcement numbers are  PAC-2014-0142 and PAC-2014-0143. This is a full time permanent position (Petroleum Engineer, GS-881-13/14) with a salary range of $88,693 -$136,246 depending upon qualifications and experience. The closing date is March 31, 2014.

U.S. Citizenship is required. USGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.