Offshore oil rig


Full time / Leoben, Austria

HOT Engineering GmbH (HOT), a Member of the HOT Energy Group, is a leading reservoir consultancy with headquarters in Austria, branch offices in Germany, Libya and the United Arab Emirates and a global network of representative offices. With 35 years of consulting experience, we are one of the established providers of advanced and integrated geological, geophysical, petrophysical as well as reservoir and production engineering technology.

We offer fully integrated services starting from geophysical interpretation and reservoir characterisation, all the way through to reservoir modelling, flow simulation, field development planning and enhanced oil recovery. We create reliable reservoir model forecasts with cross-disciplinary data interpretation. We trust our models, so do our customers.

We have substantial experience in the design and planning of underground gas storage (UGS) facilities, are a founding member of the Underground Energy Storage Technologies (UEST) consortium, and leverage our expertise on the application of CCS/CCUS, hydrogen storage and deep geothermal energy.
We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic and well-organised personality on a full-time basis to strengthen our multidisciplinary team at our headquarters in Leoben, Austria.

Your profile:

  • University degree in petroleum engineering, physics or comparable qualification
  • Required expertise and experience
    • In depth knowledge on reservoir fluids behaviour and proficient in building reservoir fluid models and tuning equation of states using commercial PVT packages (eg. PVTi, etc) for engineering and simulation purposes
    • Good understanding of rock physics and the knowledge of analysing SCAL measurements to derive relations for defining simulation flow rock types
    • Familiar with material balance calculation methods and including experience with commercial software packages (e.g. MBAL)
    • Familiar with the decline curve analysis methods
    • Knowing the fundamentals of vertical flow performance of oil and gas wells and be able to create VLP models using commercial software (e.g. VFPi, Prosper, etc.)
    • In depth knowledge on pressure transient analysis and proficient in using commercial software (e.g. KAPPA – Saphir) to interpret welltests and derive reservoir and well related parameters
    • Familiar with basics of economic evaluations
    • Proficient in using Petrel-RE
    • Strong expertise in the construction, running, history-matching and performance forecasting of reservoir simulation models, together with the incorporation of geological models
    • Experience in using computer assisted history matching tools
  • Creative, self-confident and detail oriented team player with methodical and structured way of working
  • Open-minded personality who acts pro-actively, flexible, solution-oriented and thinks outside the box
  • High level of organisation skills with attention to detail and efficiency
  • Stress resistance, resilience and ability to work in a team and with a diverse group of individuals
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English
  • Experience in customer relations
  • Work permit (European Union)
  • Covid-19 vaccination

Your responsibilities

  • Perform Reservoir Engineering evaluations of oil, gas and condensate fields, of underground storage (UGS, CCS, hydrogen) and geothermal facilities
  • Do cross-disciplinary data interpretation in team environment
  • Develop and history match reservoir models (black oil, dual, compositional, thermal)
  • Deliver concise reports and presentations
  • Mentor and train client engineers

What we offer:

  • An interesting, diversified and challenging job with a great deal of responsibility
  • A technology-driven organisation committed to delivering high-quality services
  • A good remuneration package taking into account both, your skills and your professional experience
    Legal requirements oblige us to disclose the minimum basic salary according to the classification in the collective agreement,
    which for this position is Euro 40,000 gross per year.

We look forward to receiving your convincing application through

Your Point of Contact

HOT Engineering GmbH (HOT)
A Member of the HOT Energy Group
Parkstrasse 6
8700 Leoben, Austria

+43 3842 43053-0


HOT Engineering GmbH   Tel: +43 3842 43 0 53-0   Fax +43 3842 43 0 53-1