Lead Completion Engineer

Posted 28 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameLaura McHardy

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Lead Completion Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

* Demonstrate personal commitment to the company's SHEI&S Policies (Safety, Health, Environment, Integrity & Security)
* Positively participate in teams of multi-disciplinary engineers providing completion engineering & testing solutions as part of the well delivery process e.g. well planning preparation, tubing stress analysis, material selection, tendering, purchasing, QA/QC, CWOP, peer reviews, risk assessment & execution of operations in a timely manner
* Prepare completion / testing / workover programmes / end of well reports & co-ordinate other specialist inputs.
* Undertake technical studies & apply technical skills with innovative thinking to obtain positive outcomes: propose changes & / or innovations with properly identified risks & expected benefits.
* Optimise safe working practices in the development of operational programmes. Be familiar with derogations, management of change, company rules, HAZID / HAZOP etc.
* Liaise with the Well Examiner to ensure programs are in line with the Well Examination Scheme
* Accurately prepare budgets & durations required for projects or individual wells.
* Update & follow-up of the rig cost control for service contracts involved in completion / workover / testing operations.
* Update & follow up of equipment preparation for routine & non-routine operations.
* Manage assigned contracts through feedback (Service Quality Reporting & auditing) & performance monitoring (KPI's) to optimise value for company & assess technological advancements available to improve working techniques.
* Actively promote "experience" within the department, supervise & coach entry level engineers
* Prepare statutory applications / notifications to external agencies as required to satisfy the overall completion / testing programme.
* Prepare, review & evaluate tenders for the provision of completion / workover / testing related equipment and services. Provide cost models, technical feedback final recommendations & presentations to contract management committee etc. Be proficient with negotiation.
* Prepare & present as necessary to partners at relevant meetings & at forums to promote the company's abilities.
* Supervise completion / workover / testing operations on designated rigs. Actively participate in the Drilling & Wells Improvement process.
* Liaise closely with Operations to support implementation of engineering work plans & provide live completion / testing engineering support.
* Follow up & improve well performance through collaborative evaluation & innovation.
* Supervise small task forces comprising of junior engineers & contractors to resolve engineering/technical issues & lead operational implementation of solutions. Participate in group wide (REX) feedback of new or innovative engineering solutions.
* Use experience & market intelligence to propose & evaluate new prospects as part of the company's Performance & Growth requirements.

Experience & Qualifications:
* The job holder will hold a BSc, BEng, MEng or MSc (or equivalent) in an appropriate engineering discipline (Mechanical, Chemical or Petroleum) with Significant experience in well engineering & reasonable exposure to offshore operations
* Will typically be a specialist in one function (core completions, wellheads, sand control, stimulation, DST etc.) with exposure to or understanding of well performance / reservoir knowledge
* Will obtain & improve organisational skills to prioritise and manage a heavy workload in a rapidly changing environment
* Will be committed to developing skills and experience in technical disciplines e.g. well completion design, well architecture calculations etc.
Will have good computer skills, especially Microsoft programs, drawing packages, WellCat (or other) & other typical packages.

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: TR/070737.

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.