District Engineer


District Engineer

@ Superior Energy Services


  • Manage and approve time for lower level engineers in KRONOS
  • Uses Design Engineering principles to troubleshoot job issues for the Tools division
  • Works closely with the Operations Manager to plan, establish and maintain product and service quality objectives for the District, consistent with the Customer, Corporate goals and objectives
  • Develops customer’s project designs, planning, demonstrating, and presentations if required
  • Initiate Engineering Design Request (EDR), when required
  • Review EDR’s for new products and Engineering Change Notices (ECN) for changes to existing products 
  • Audit operations to ensure compliance
  • Create and update work instructions for department (SOP, TTP, TL, and other associated documents)
  • Maintain liaison between field personnel and new product launches and coordinate with new and ongoing tool development
  • Advises on matters concerning job problems and subsequent investigations and reports 
  • Initiates and evaluates corrective action reports linked to operational incidents
  • Work with Materials Management group to properly manage inventory levels
  • Supervise training of Associate Engineers and Field Engineers
  • Keep abreast and report competitive product offerings
  • Prepare written recommendations, review layouts, and perform FEA/TMAP/Tadpro and other computer modeling
  • Work closely with customer engineering specialist to analyze well conditions and job requirements
  • Develop and evaluate laboratory tests and information to ensure proper products and systems are being utilized on all treatments
  • Provides technical expertise to sales group in presentation of technical matters to customers
  • Conduct job quality and safety inspections
  • Enhances service delivery effort by conducting classes in product application for district Tool Specialist and Assembly personnel
  • Train and orient district sales personnel and Field Engineers on new products and services
  • Review AEG job releases for accuracy and application
  • Maintain current product offering catalog (Master Log)
  • Maintain department price book
  • The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified; nothing restricts the company’s right to change, assign, or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time or for any reason



  • Knowledge of downhole hydraulics       
  • Basic understanding of downhole sand control completion principles and techniques        
  • Current practices and technology used in the oil and gas industry        
  • Knowledge, competency and experience in related field
  •  Knowledge relating to completion services procedures and processes         
  • Current practices, equipment, materials, and supplies used in the completion tools business        
  • Budgeting and understanding financial statements      
  • Critical math skills needed for system calculations        
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products      
  • CAD drawing capabilities
  • Working knowledge FEA, TMAP, and TADPRO programs


  • Ethical business practices        
  • Applicable PPE required on job location       
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical, and troubleshooting skills       
  • Building and maintaining positive customer relationships, internal or external       
  • Monitoring/assessing your performance and the performance of other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action         
  • Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions         
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems        
  • Forecasting and determining necessary resources, time and materials of a project         
  • Planning and tracking project timelines        
  • Efficiently managing the resources, time, and materials of the division        
  • Leading, directing, and mentoring individuals to accomplish common goals        
  • Must have the ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries, complaints, or employee situations
  • Ability to effectively present controversial or complex topics to upper management, subordinates, and groups of employees        
  • Ability to recognize and solve problems of a complex nature        
  • Able to create innovative approaches to address challenging opportunities        
  • Accurately complete/maintain necessary reports/records in a timely and legible manner, according to applicable procedures and/or work order        
  • Collect, research, and analyze data         
  • Commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals        
  • Communicate effectively both written and verbal at all levels within the organization         
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit through contributions in team settings, working groups and committees         
  • Deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events       
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions         
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, clients, customers, and the general public         
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  •  Listen and provide feedback to solve practical problems        
  • Make independent decisions but understand when to escalate issues        
  • Provide direction, support, and assistance to other department personnel         
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English         
  • Understand the business implications of decisions        
  • Use time efficiently
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with other personnel


  • Bachelor’s Degree

How to Apply:

Apply online at https://superiorenergy.com/careers/

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: October 26, 2022
Application Deadline: December 28, 2022
Job Type: Full-time