Petroleum Engineering Associate I-ii

City of Long Beach
Full Time, Permanent $3,585 - $5,669 Per month CA 2400 E Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90806, United States Apply before 6/7/2024 4:30


Applications are available online beginning Friday, May 10, 2024, through 4:30 pm, Friday, June 7, 2024. 

Salary Information:

Grade I: $3,585.28 - $4,871.44 Bi-Weekly

Grade II: $4,175.36 -$5,669.92 Bi-Weekly


Under supervision, performs increasingly complex and responsible petroleum engineering and/or geology work pertaining to oil field development, oil and gas production operations, enhanced recovery methods, and other related work; participates in project teams for economic and operational evaluation of field activities and reservoir surveillance; participates in evaluating procedures to ensure oil field environmental and safety regulatory compliance; prepares, reviews or assists in the preparation of petroleum engineering projects, studies, and programs pertaining to oil field development, oil and gas production operations, drilling, oil and gas reserves, field equipment, secondary recovery, enhanced oil recovery, abandonment operation; assists in the planning of oil field, community and industrial development to ensure oil operations compatibility with competitive land use areas; participates in developing operational plans to optimize economic oil recovery; evaluates contracts and regulations pertaining to the oil operations; assists in the development of oil fields budget; assists in the preparation and the making of formal oral presentations to City, Department, contractor, and regulatory personnel; may conduct physical and chemical tests concerning oil, gas and water; may perform in a lead capacity over subordinate personnel; and performs other related duties as required.


Candidates must meet requirement option A or B:


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Petroleum Engineering or Chemical Engineering

(proof required)*.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a closely related field

(proof required)*

, and two years (

full-time equivalent paid

) of experience in petroleum engineering, petroleum geology, oil field operations, or other petroleum related operations.

*Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and ability to operate computers using spreadsheets, word processing, and other business and technical software pertaining to petroleum engineering.
Willingness to work occasional weekends, holidays, and split shifts.
A valid motor vehicle operator license will be required by the hiring department at the time of selection.

Wilmington Oil Field experience; water flood operations experience; Engineer-in-Training certificate issued by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.