Drilling Engineer -Wells

Posted 23 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameLaura McHardy

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Drilling Engineer (Wells) , based in Aberdeen.


Safety, Risk Management and Compliance
* Carry out well design, permitting, and operations in compliance with local regulations and conformance with company practices.
* Manage well-specific Risk Registers and the risk management process
* Identify well control and process safety risks and ensure mitigations in well design / operations.
* Delivers reliability / integrity be carrying out equipment assurance and reviewing QA/QC documentation.
* Perform Engineering Self-Verification and Oversight.
* Apply judgement in application of company practices, identify deviations if required, develop and recommend risk mitigation plans and any required Management of Change documentation.

Well Planning and Execution
* Responsible for the delivery of drilling engineering work tasks on wells projects.
* Responsible for drilling engineering inputs to multi-function / stakeholder activities from project initiation to execution.
* Responsible for the delivery of drilling engineering design and planning activities.
* Provide drilling engineering inputs for the required Decision Gate support material.
* Perform right-scoping to identify the optimal well design concept.
* Develop well (AFE) and project (FM) cost estimates.
* Conduct offset and wells benchmarking.
* Develop well BOD and DGOP documents.
* Responsible for the delivery of operational support during execution including the development of WWI.
* Conduct AAR with the operational team.
* Develop and recommend drilling engineering solutions to problems encountered during well execution.
* Responsible for the delivery of EOWRs.
* Deliver continuous improvement projects, optimize drilling performance and recommend new and more efficient ways to improve drilling performance.
* Coaches or mentors less experienced drilling engineers.

Leadership, Values & Behaviours
* Lead multi-discipline team planning.
* Role model V&Bs and ethics and compliance through words, actions, and decisions.
* Promote Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and build enduring capability in self and others.
* Ability to prioritize work-fronts.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline or higher.
* Significant industry experience in drilling.
* Well Control Certification Combined Supervisor, IWCF/IADC.
* Excels in drilling engineering detailed design and drilling operation execution
* Experience with Landmark suite software for modelling casing design, directional well plan, hydraulics, torque & drag in order to coach others.

Contract Position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: CR/065120.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.