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Workover & Completions Engineering Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/01/2020
  • Duration: 12 month
  • Time left:
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    (06/03/20)
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The Role:
Job Title Workover/Completions Engineer Lead
Job Category Wells - Workover/Completions
28/28 Rotation


Role synopsis

The Workover Engineer Lead will report directly to Workover Engineering Manager. The position is responsible for the delivery of safe, effective Workover and Completion solutions for the field development plan. The Engineer Lead will work closely in a multi-cultural environment that requires daily liaison with Workover Team Leads, Well Services, International Service Providers, Contractors, and support to Subsurface Team.

Key accountabilities

* Provide engineering experience, expertise and leadership to Workover Delivery teams
* Lead by example as a senior team member with a strong commitment to HSE.
* QA/QC and contribution to ensure highest standard provision of Workover/Completion Programs generated by Workover Engineering Team
* QA/QC of all pre-job technical calculations within Programs
* Daily engineering and troubleshooting support to Workover Delivery teams
* Specific expertise in Water Shut-offs/zonal isolation, ESP Installation, Water Injection, High Angle TCP and 'Barefoot" Completions, Wellbore Cleanout, Cased Hole Fishing, and Well Integrity repair/intervention
* Training and mentoring of local and junior staff engineers
* Liaise with Service Providers and Contractors with regards to inventory and equipment needs aligned with short and long term Rig/Well scheduling and planning
* Contribute to peer review meetings with Workover Delivery teams
* Conduct QA/QC of EOWR prepared by Workover Delivery teams
* Conduct engineering post-job reviews with Workover Rig contractors and Service Companies to define engineering and performance improvements
* Provide technical and engineering support to Workover Delivery teams
* Offer recommendations for operational improvements plus implementing optimization and efficiency opportunities
* Self-starter and minimum supervision role
* Participate in Quarterly Contractor Performance Reviews
* Support technical training programs of engineers joining the WO team.
* Ensuring competency assessments are conducted and accurate training records are kept.
* Work with the in-place training material and develop it further to be able to accurately appraise individual performance.


Criteria & Qualifications

* BSc Engineering or equivalent Secondary Technical Degree
* Minimum 15 years' experience in oil/gas field development/rehabilitation projects, 10 of which should be staff or contract roles with International Operator
* Experience with land rig Workover Operations including scheduling and planning
* Good communication and mentoring skills to be commensurate with the above job role
* Landmark Open Wells Reporting
* Fluids and Hydraulics Software
* Log Interpretation
* Strong English language skills required
* Demonstrate knowledge of the oil industry
* Strong team player and mentor
* Experience of managing third party contractors
* Aptitude to innovate and open to new ideas.
* IWCF Well Control certified or equivalent.
* Flexible approach to work
* Results orientated
* Function steadily in fast paced, large scale 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.

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