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  • Job reference: RMS0183168

Wellsite Geologist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/08/2017
  • Duration: 10 months
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Primary Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of the Wellsite Geologist is supervision of all well site geological personnel and operations (e.g. mudlogging, Logging While Drilling (LWD), and Wireline services) and quality assurance of all geological data acquisition and reporting.

Main Functions:

Monitoring, coordination, and quality control of all well site geological data

The Role:

This is an offshore role (rotation: 4 weeks on/4 weeks off) with onshore requirements from time to time.

Location: Georgetown

Scope of Work/Tasks & Responsibilities:

* Wellsite Geological Services:
o Quality assurance of service provider logging units and crews prior to start of operations
o Geological monitoring
o Realtime pore pressure surveillance
o Monitoring and supervision of wireline and LWD logging operations.
o Monitoring of coring operation.
o Monitoring and supervision of mudlogging operations.
o Reporting responsibilities.
* Well Completion Report Compilation and Distribution
* Coordination of Wellsite Geological Activities ("Operations Geologist"): Coordinate, monitor, and administer Company operated wellsite geotechnical activities.
o Pre-drill planning.
o Monitor and coordinate wellsite geologic data acquisition and analysis activities.
o Post-drill responsibilities
* Abnormal Pressure Surveillence
o Ensure all abnormal pressure parameters are monitored, captured on a pressure evaluation log, and reviewed with Company Operations Geologist and Drilling Supervisors as required
o Generate and distribute detailed reports compiling parameters, observations, and interpretation

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

* BS in Geology from a recognized institution and a minimum of 10 years of experience as a Wellsite Geologist.
* Fluent in both written and spoken English, have good organizational and coordination skills, and be able to work well with others.
* Offshore experience including platform/deviated well drilling with associated technologies (e.g. LWD).
* Experience with Managed Pressure Drilling in offshore/deepwater setting
* Must be in good physical condition and shall comply with all project health and safety requirements (including any rig or country-specific certifications required to work offshore).
* Have successfully passed a recognized (OPITO) course in Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET), Sea Survival, and H2S within the previous two years. Certifications must be current and not due to expire for the anticipated duration of the project.

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.