Senior Drilling Engineer

Posted 15 September 2023
Salary £1 - £800 per day + PAYE rate (Inside IR35) + holiday pay
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameMichael DaCosta

Job description

Senior Drilling Engineer

Are you a highly skilled and experienced Drilling Engineer with a passion for the oil and gas industry? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team in London, UK.

The right to work in the UK independently is required.

As a Senior Drilling Engineer, you will be responsible for reviewing, validating, and modifying existing well and casing designs, as well as reviewing and validating existing well drilling and completion plans. You will also be responsible for preparing rig specifications and preparing SOWs (Statements of Work) for rig tenders.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Preparing/Validating SOWs for wellheads, casing and accessories and drilling services for tenders
  • Validating wellpad designs
  • Preparing BOWD (Borehole Wellbore Design) documents
  • Preparing detailed well trajectories from well pads taking into account the subsurface targets and anti-collision thresholds
  • Evaluating tenders and estimating detailed well costs
  • Value engineering for cost optimisation
  • Validating design and drilling and completions schedule
  • Preparing SOWs for rig, services and tangibles
  • Preparing BOWD documents
  • Tender evaluation and finalising well costs

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 10-15 years of experience in Oil & Gas well engineering and operations in exploration and development drilling, with sufficient experience in drilling onshore wells
  • Well-design and casing design
  • Project planning and execution of drilling programs
  • Tendering and contracts management
  • Well control certifications
  • Proficiency in well engineering softwares such as Wellcat, Well Plan, Compass, or equivalent
  • Well Integrity Management systems and standard operating procedures for drilling, completion, and workover operations.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading oil and gas company and make a real difference. If you are a highly skilled and experienced Drilling Engineer with a passion for the industry, we encourage you to apply!

To apply, please click the link to apply and send your CV and a cover letter for immediate consideration

We look forward to hearing from you!

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.