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San Antonio, Texas, United States
October 10, 2016

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Christopher Dean Kramer

Sharp-Minded, Engineering Professional combining hands-on engineering, management, and operations experience with strong a mechanical background and project management proficiencies to apply to business and manufacturing challenges with creative and technical solutions.

Trained, Experienced, and skilled in applying multi-disciplined engineering principles and practices to support design and execution of inventive solutions to accomplish project goals safely.

Detail-oriented and analytically minded with sound commercial acumen; skilled in conducting research, analysis, computing complex calculations, completing laboratory tests, and improving systems and methods to support increased production.

Capably employ leadership skills with strong interpersonal, verbal, technology, and presentation abilities to forge productive relationships; lead projects and teams; provide clear and supportive direction; prepare concise, information-rich reports; and deliver high-class service.

Self-initiated, reliable individual and team contributor ably accomplishing tasks efficiently with impeccable attention to quality and performance when working unconventional hours in demanding environments. Strong commitment to ensuring compliance with safety and regulatory guidelines.

Areas of Strength

Process / Operations Engineering --- Process / Production Standards --- Project Planning & Coordination --- Client Relations --- Cross-functional Collaboration --- Workflow / Data Analysis --- Complex Problem Solving --- Root Cause Analysis ---Process Control Design & Optimization --- Detailed Reporting --- Field Studies and Data Collection --- Technical Presentations --- Safety / Quality Oversight --- OSHA / Regulatory Compliance --- Sales & Marketing --- Key Performance Improvement

Skills & Technologies

Fluids: In-depth knowledge of power systems and fluid mechanics. Laboratory and field experience with fluid rheology calculations and complex fluid system designs.

Mechanics: Proficient in Mechanics of Materials, Machine Design, Failure Analysis, Heat Transfer, and a Strong Hands-on Mechanical Background.

Oil & Gas: Work-over, Well Intervention and Stimulation, Reservoir Engineering, API Standards, P&IDs

Applications: Experienced with LabVIEW System Design Software; Proficient with SolidWorks Design and Modeling; Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) user, CTES Cerberus and Orion Software and Hardware

Professional Experience

Sanjel Corporation, Cibolo, TX

Sr. Field Engineer – Fracturing Services (3/2016 to 6/2016)

Tasked with real-time data analysis and tracking for a more efficient and improved quality of service. Troubleshoot technical and complex system complications including fluid system adjustments for changing treatment environments.


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Identified design deficiencies within dry guar introduction system and submitted design changes to be implemented.

Improved efficiencies with fracturing diverter system by adjusting fluid system requirements including pH and Rheology

Sanjel Corporation, Cibolo, TX

Sr. Field Engineer – Coiled Tubing Services (8/2013 to 2/2016)

Charged with monitoring real-time performance and managing daily project activities throughout field operations at multiple locations when necessary. Progressed to implement more stringent processes of scheduling and retaining equipment certifications in accordance with evolving API standards. Maintained relations with clients and presented design proposals, specifications, and procedures associated with each job along with suggestions for advancing efficiencies.

Reduced operating expenses by 15% by working within the service line to develop enhanced methods of job planning, design, and execution.

Saved $1 million through equipment design and implementing a new preventative maintenance program for coiled tubing products.

Performed real-time data collection for field trials involving fluid system rheology and well bore friction studies used within SPE publications.

Sanjel Corporation, Cibolo, TX

Field Engineer – Coiled Tubing Services (1/2012 to 8/2013)

Demonstrated an aptitude for applying engineering knowledge and judgment to ensure efficient and effective coiled tubing job execution and operations.

Improved companywide operations by restructuring method of reporting technical post-operation information to clients.

Enhanced service line data collection of KPI’s during operations to better provide services to clients.

Became an expert with all aspects of field operations including on-site client relations and support.

Professional Experience

Bachelor or Sciences (BS), Engineering – Mechanical Specialty, 12/2011

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, Passed 10/2011

Professional Affiliation

Society of Petroleum Engineers Member, August 2013 – August 2015

Field Research Involvement

Noland, J., & Snyder, E. (2016, March 22). Optimization of Single Trip Milling Using 2-Inch Coiled Tubing.

Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:179090-MS.

Noland, J., Barraez, R., Matheus, D., & Spence, Z. (2014, March 25). Comprehensive Analysis of Metal-to-Metal Lubricants in Oil Shale Plays. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/168280-MS

References Available upon Request

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