Senior Drilling Engineer

Posted 13 September 2022
Salary Negotiable
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameLaura McHardy

Job description

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

Experience & Qualifications:
* Significant overall experience with Operator and/or Well Management company in the UKCS, with a relevant working level at SDE.
* Valid UKCS certification, including IWCF L4.
* Recent UKCS platform drilling and P&A experience (equipment limitations, pit space constraints, etc).
* Extensive ERD experience, both planning and execution.
* Expert Landmark software package user: demonstrating recent experience with casing design, torque/drag and hydraulics modelling.
* Extensive operational experience of managing well challenges, particularly with respect to hole cleaning, unstable shales &/or well bore stability issues, tight windows in shale drilling and management of OBM properties to manage same.
* Experience planning and executing well campaigns with short planning cycle.
* Experience in platform well slot recovery operations.
* Experience in managing service providers, especially in areas of mud systems and cement designs.
* Experience with the UK regulatory and permitting requirements, including preparation of Post-SCR15 OSDR Well Notifications.
* Demonstrable experience of successful performance initiatives and sustainable knowledge/lessons transfer.
* Experience coaching and supervising teams of engineers, both experienced and inexperienced &/or graduate engineers.
* Contract management, contractor performance management and contract tendering experience.
* Operational decision-making experience e.g., out of hours duty and/or Superintendent experience preferred.
* Experience with complex sand face completions, including screen and gravel pack completions would be preferred.

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/055947.

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