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  • Job reference: RMS0184834

Senior Drilling Engineer ( gas processing exp)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Sharjah
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/09/2017
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/10/17)

The Role:
Plans, directs and coordinates the Drilling activities including reviewing, studying and approving drilling operational/engineering processes and reports. Supervises the planning and execution of the company's drilling operations and well completion. Manages and coordinates the preparation of the drilling budget, controls expenditure and justifies variances.

Drilling Operations:

Plans and works closely with the Drilling team on site to manage drilling, well completion and workover operations and ensures that all operations have been thoroughly researched, engineered, programmed and implemented in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with the prescribed requirements of the subsurface team.
Directs the preparation of drilling, drilling fluid and cement programmes for drilling workover and exploration operations and the availability of the required materials.
Keeps abreast of new development in drilling techniques and ensures that subordinates are provided with such information to improve work effectiveness and efficiency.


Technical Reports:

Reviews operational and engineering reports prepared by subordinates such as drilling, well completion, workover, flow test, drill stem test and similar technical summary reports. Ensures accurate reporting of all drilling activities.


Advisory Role:


Provides the technical advice for drilling contractors and consultants and the technical assessment of responses to tenders for drilling services and materials, (ii) Provides advice and recommend solutions for drilling problems of serious nature (e.g. logging failure, work & cement failure ...etc.).



Third Party Services:


Provides overall supervision over the contracted services to ensure that all work is properly supervised and administered, includes ensuring that contacts with operating contractors and service companies are maintained at all levels and ensuring that contractors and service companies fully understand requirements and can meet them.



HSE Awareness:


Ensures safety and environmental performance of all drilling related operations.



Reporting and Relationships Management :


Frequent contacts with contracting and petroleum service companies for negotiations and supervision of work
Maintains and exhibits excellent working relationships with all staff.

The Company:
Our client is a leading E&P company with projects across the ME.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1) Degree in Petroleum or mechanical engineering
2) 8 - 12 years of drilling experience
3) Must have worked for operators
4) Onshore gas processing experience preferred

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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