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WELL SITE DRILLING ENGINEER

Reputable Company

JOB SUMMARY

This position will provide drilling and well engineering support functions to implement drilling, work-over and completion programs in shallow and deep offshore.

Reports directly to the Senior Drilling Supervisor (SDSV) on board and functionally to the Senior Drilling Engineer (SDE)


EXPERIENCE

• Minimum of 5 Years of Experience in the oil and gas industry with at least 2 years as Wellsite Drilling Engineer with relevant experience.

• Experience with Drilling and Workover rigs for all types of well construction activities

• Recent offshore experience (preferably Jack-up and/or deep-water rig) is required

• Experience with international oil companies will be added advantage.

• Experience using leading well engineering software is important


QUALIFICATIONS

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum engineering (Other Engineering Disciplines may be considered e.g. Chemical, Mechanical, etc.)

• Well control certification

• Offshore survival and HUET (BOSIET) certification


KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Assist the Drilling Supervisors (DSVs) to implement the approved drilling and completion programs on the rig.

• Assist SDSV to manage all the contractors, including the rig, vessels, catering and all the services

• Support the materials Co-Ordinator in vessel and shore base logistics to load and offload materials.

• Prepare daily reports and compile all other reports.

• Check Service Company field tickets and advise DSVs of discrepancies

• Support DSV in carrying out engineering calculations for hydraulics, cementing, daily pre-kick and well control sheets, LOT/FIT, plan vs actual time and cost graphs.

• Prepare daily drilling reports and distribute after DSV review and approval.

• Follow up and quality check service companies’ daily reports like mud logging, directional drilling, mud engineering etc,

• Assist DSVs to prepare, check and execute all critical operations like casing, cementing etc.


SKILLS

• Strong communication both verbal and written skills

• Exposure and understanding of all components of drilling and completing extended reach drilling (ERD), multi-lateral and horizontal wells; work-over and well servicing techniques

• Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities with the ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations.

• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, ability to work with teams.

• Must be innovative and positive in dealing with changes and reacting to project difficulties

• Effectively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

• Sets high standards of performance for self

• Assumes responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of assignments or tasks

• Understanding and application of basics of well engineering and engineering calculations

• Strong computer skills (MS Office) and familiarity with relevant industry software


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