Senior Completions Engineer

Posted 18 September 2023
Salary £675 - £825 per day + PAYE rate (Inside IR35) + holiday pay
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameMichael DaCosta

Job description

Senior Well Completions Engineer

Wanted: Experienced Completions Engineer to Join Our Client in London on a new exploration campaign in East Africa.

Are you a highly motivated and experienced Completions Engineer with a passion for the Oil & Gas industry?

If so, we want to hear from you!

We are currently looking for a Senior Completions Engineer to join our team in London, providing remote support to the site exploation team in Kenya, East Africa.

This is a UK assignment and applicants MUST have the RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK to be considered.


  • Review, validate and modify existing well completion design
  • Review, validate and modify exiting well drilling and completion plans
  • Review and validate Artificial lift design (JP, ESP & PCP) , lift curves for modelling
  • Review production and injection test data and finalise learnings
  • Review Production technology studies including sanding, corrosion, fines movement, material selection, scaling
  • Prepare rig specifications and prepare SOW for rig tenders
  • Prepare/Validate SOW for Xmas trees, completion services including slickline for tenders
  • Prepare BOWD documents
  • Evaluate tenders and estimate detailed well costs
  • Value engineering for cost optimisation
  • Reservoir management plan , Well Opex estimation and workover planning
  • Validate design and drilling and completions Design and schedule :
  • Prepare SOW for completion services, equipment and Artificial lift
  • Prepare BOWD documents
  • Tender evaluation and finalise well costs
  • Well Opex estimation and Reservoir management plan

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 10-15 years' experience in Oil & Gas well completion operations in exploration and development drilling and completions, sufficient experience in workover and completion of onshore wells
  • Well completion design and Artificial lift design (Jet pumps, ESPs and PCPs)
  • Project planning and execution of drilling programs
  • Tendering and contracts management
  • Well control certifications
  • Proficiency in well design and AL design softwares
  • Well Integrity Management systems, Standard operating procedures for drilling, completion and workover operations
  • Well intervention and well workover operations

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please follow the link to "APPLY" and submit your CV for immediate consideration.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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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.