Intern 2018 (Optimization Engineering)

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The Optimization Engineering Intern develops optimization models and applications to support faster and better decision-making across the Production business unit.

General Duties:

  • Uses rigorous mathematical optimization models and methods to provide decision-support for strategic development planning, the coordination of fracturing & water management operations
  • Performs frequent optimization runs for case studies and to assess the sensitivity of solutions
  • Analyzes solutions obtained from rigorous optimization to identify trends or patterns of interest
  • Communicates recommendations for action based on rigorous optimization to decision-makers
  • Refines and maintains existing optimization applications to ensure that models are up-to-date
  • Supports the development of new optimization models and applications across the company

Required Skills:

  • Advanced understanding of mixed-integer programming methods preferred (LP, IP, MIP)
  • Ability to translate practical business/engineering problems into mathematical models
  • Ability to use advanced analytical tools (rigorous mathematical optimization in particular)
  • Ability to quickly grasp and assess business goals and identify optimization opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with formal presentation experience

Required Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering (petroleum/chemical/industrial engineering preferred)
  • Working on a graduate degree in a field related to Operations Research or Advanced Analytics
  • Prior experience that demonstrates an ability to generate and refine optimization models and to communicate conclusions/recommendations as a result of those models
  • Oil & Gas industry experience preferred

EQT Corporation and its subsidiaries is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer -- M/F/Disability/Veteran


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