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Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Job reference: 918199
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 15/02/2018

918199 - Senior Drilling Engineer

Job Description

  • EHS
  • Ensures EHS is given the highest priority in all elements of programme delivery.
  • Demonstrates and publicises to all crews & contractors our clients commitment to EHS.
  • Promote safety culture and excellent EHS performance.
  • Ensures all incidents and accidents are promptly reported and where appropriate thoroughly investigated and learnings are recorded and implemented.
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Ensures continuous improvement and ideas from rig after action reviews and lessons learned are incorporated into daily work instructions and implemented in all well operations.
  • Well Operations performance/efficiency improvement - Engage and encourage drilling contractor and third party service companies to offer suggestions for increasing operational performance.
  • Operational Support
  • Provide the day to day operational and technical expertise in execution of rig operations to deliver well plans and objectives.
  • Manages daily operations and logistics to deliver well plans.
  • Plans for future operations and ensures required materials and services are available at rigsite in an
  • efficient timeframe.
  • Work with Service Providers to ensure service delivery meets or exceeds requirements.
  • Provide technical input and when required offer engineered solutions to well problems.
  • Provide concise and informative daily reports.
  • Risk Management
  • Provide written work instructions to all crews involved in operations with emphasis on key risks identified and with measures to avoid NPT.
  • Relationships
  • Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders, service companies and Go representatives on the rig
  • Mentor and develop staff (ex-pat and Local)
  • Responsible for managing operations in the most cost-effective manner and cost control of all activities in his area of responsibility.

Personal Specification

  • Valid Well Control certification.
  • Valid medical certification fit to work in remote offshore African location.
  • supervision of Drilling Operations. (Preferably in remote locations.)
  • Experience working in deep water using 6th/7th generation rig operations
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to establish good working relationships with team.
  • High proficiency with IT and industry software including MS Suite
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Focused on delivering high levels of EHS performance
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Takes a proactive approach
  • Ability to take responsibility and manage tasks through to completion
  • React quickly & with flexibility to changing circumstances
  • Use initiative to ensure issues are overcome
  • Seek ways to find and apply best practice
  • Adopt a pragmatic, fit for purpose approach
  • Open, honest & reliable.

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.

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