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Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Job reference: 925635
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 23/05/2019

925635 - Senior Drilling Engineer

Job Description

  • The primary responsibilities of the Senior Drilling Engineer are:
  • Identify lesson learnt from nearby well, evaluate and carry out studies for drilling campaign.
  • Prepare the well design, well planning and drilling program.
  • Prepare the technical specifications for drilling equipment and services required for field development in consultation with department concerned.
  • Prepare Tender Plan and Invitation of Bid Document, conduct Technical and Techno-Commercial evaluations, and prepare Award Recommendation.
  • Verify and inspect the provision of materials and equipment for drilling operation and assure all requirements, special terms and conditions are met.
  • Technically support all the managers in related department upon their request in terms of Drilling Engineering and Operations.
  • Participated in preparing Work Programs and Budgets for Drilling Section.
  • Direct and supervise the on-site work of the drilling contractor and service companies through consultation with Drilling Manager.
  • Accountable for live Lessons Learned database and lessons are validated and closed in a timely manner.
  • Trains and supports engineers, lessons learned owners with regards to lessons learned
  • Ensures drilling performance and NPT trends are analyzed and results are used for performance optimization and reporting purposes.

Personal Specification

  • First-degree level in Petroleum engineering discipline. Any Drilling Industry related schools would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 Oil industry related experience. Minimum of 10 years' working with/for Major Operator Oil Companies
  • Offshore HP/HT drilling experience is Must
  • Comfortable working strategically as well as tactically
  • Proven project management skills
  • Proven commercial awareness
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Experience in Planning and Project Management
    Demonstrated ability to identify and implement opportunities for improvement
    A self-starter, innovative and able to identify priorities, willing to take up new tasks
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritize work
  • Strong networking, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Yes - up to 20%. Travel will be required to the field locations offshore, to monitor and participate in drilling operations, performing third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control.

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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