Senior Drilling Engineer


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About this role

 Identify all drilling risks and ensure accompanying risk register for every well operations is included in drilling program Ensure all other HSE requirements and lifting colour codes are highlighted in drilling and workover programmes.
 Prepare exemption dossier when required and ensure risk analysis is performed for all non-routine operations. Ensure that company safety standard is maintained in all worksites.
 Wells Trajectory design and optimization to reduce or eliminate collision risk. Prepare well programs, organize DWOP with onshore team and pre-spud meeting with rig site teams
 Prepare planning schedules, and required progress time curve for well, follow daily progress and provide detailed programs for non-routine activities liaising with Drilling Superintendent. Regular presentation of design decisions and progress to hierarchy, partners and regulators.
 Ensuring drilling performance and daily cost is accurately captured in daily drilling reports and dedicated reporting software. Performance follow up and optimization: develop strategies, and engage with contractors, base and rig site team.
 Provide engineering support/advise to the rig on program implementation. Regular rig visits: safety meetings / campaigns / audits, quality reviews and operations follow up.
 Completing final well reports with emphasis on ensuring high levels of data quality is reported and that lessonslearned are captured in after action reviews and dedicated software.
 Participate in technical studies to improve drilling operations. Participate in Call for Tender for drilling service contracts.
 Provide drilling engineering input for the initial screening of opportunities to improve recovery and or increase rateIn the select phase, work in an integrated team to mature workovers, re-drills and infill wells. This includes drilling or workover feasibility evaluations, equipment availability, advise technology solutions, initial cost estimate of the selected option(s). Act as Lead drilling engineering New wells on occasion.
 Lead important engineering studies to optimize drilling operation. Mentor other young drilling engineers


Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering.8 - 12 years Drilling Engineering experience
Good communication skills in English.Mandatory training as per HSE training matrix
IWCF Level 4 certified every 4 years as a minimum

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Elaine Nina S Gregorio
Brunel Energy Qatar Doha

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