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  • Job reference: RMS0224373

Wellsite Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/04/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Ensure compliance with HSE standard. Work within the Well Engineering Management System (WEMS), Interface Document with Rig Contractor / 3rd Party, Drilling Programme, OGUK Guidelines, HSE Operating Guidelines, Oil Spill Response Plans
Provide well engineering and operations assistance to the Offshore Drilling Supervisors.
Monitor the drilling operation and suggest improvements to optimise the drilling process and performance.
Carryout cementing and casing tally calculations. Ensure sufficient stocks of chemicals cement and pipe are available to perform the planned operations.
In coordination with service companies, carryout deck checks / pre-job checks of casing / cementing / wellhead equipment and understand functionality of all tools and equipment.
Request mudloggers and drilling fluid providers to carryout surge / swab calculations for all casing running operations.
Carryout spot ID check of casing and pre-measured lengths. Closely monitor casing running operations including double checking of tally, including joints run / joints to be run / joints remaining on deck.
Understand and monitor the cementing operation, including mixing and pumping of spacer / barrels of cement mixed / dart dropping operations / barrels of displacement fluid / plug bump pressures.
Witness casing shoe integrity tests and calculate min leak-off values.
Carry out Well Plan modeling on, buckling to run liners, torque and drag modeling.
Complete casing and cementing reports in IDS in a timely manner
Hold section review meetings along with Performance Toolpusher and log lessons leaned in IDS database.
Write hole section summaries for EOWRs.
Ensure service company reports, bit reports, leak-off test reports, BOP chart reports are submitted to the onshore team on a timely manner.
Monitor the drilling performance (ROP / formation response / flow rate / pump pressure / surface torque / WOB / down hole vibration / hole cleaning / LWD formation response) and advise the Offshore Drilling Supervisors of any concerns and/or potential improvements.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Engineering Degree or equivalent
* Valid IWCF Well Control Level 2 (minimum) certification.
* Valid Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET).
* Valid medical certification
* Experience with North Sea Oil and Gas operator

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