Drilling Engineer

Posted 02 June 2022
Contact NameKelsee Tedder

Job description

Drilling Engineer


  • The drilling engineer is accountable for engineering activity covering the planning, program preparation and execution of drilling operations within the wells team.
  • You will also have accountability for operational support on new and existing wells.
  • The Drilling Engineer reports to the Drilling Engineering team leader. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • With a strong commitment to HSSE, you will take responsibility for planning and executing a drilling well designs for an oil or gas well.
  • Ensure drilling programs, program amendments and dispensations to policy are prepared on schedule and are adequately risk assessed.
  • Working closely with resource teams, geologists, production and service company personnel to ensure an efficient operation.
  • Prepare cost estimates and cost control for wells activities.
  • Monitor all phases of the drilling operations.
  • Perform post-analyses for benchmarking and learning, identification and implementation of appropriate new technologies.
  • Prepare end of well reports. - Recommend and conduct engineering studies to improve completion operational performance.
  • Implement best practices as identified in operational and engineering studies.
  • Onsite support for key drilling operations
  • Ensure appropriate assurance and review of the drilling design and work plan.
  • Coach and mentor drilling engineers to ensure appropriate technical development.
  • Assure adequate third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience in similar position
  • Well Planning expertise
  • Deepwater Gulf of Mexico experience
  • Well Control Certificate Required

Require Qualifications

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