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Drilling Engineer (HP/HT)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/08/2019
  • Duration: on going
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The Role:
Drilling Engineer (HP/HT) Reports to Lead Drilling Engineer

* Contributing to Company's HPHT wells safe design.
* Providing technical input to well construction on daily basis
* Delivering wells as per established programme.
* Supporting compilation of well technical data.
* Supporting compilation of well operations budget.
* Maintaining Well Construction sheet up to date
* Assist the Drilling Superintendents to the operations follow-up of drilling campaign.
* Assist the Drilling & Well Manager for drilling/intervention operations and demonstrate management commitment to safety.
* The preparation of operational programmes, DECC/WONS/HSE permits/notifications and procedures (including SIMOPS and Bridging documents) is done in a timely manner in order to meet the projects schedule.
* Implementation of engineering work plans, providing live engineering support to operations (casing design, directional, hydraulics, swab and surge, torque and drag, well control calculations etc...).
* Collaborate with relevant Geoscience Metiers in the organization and preparation of wells "Scope of Requisition" and "Scope of Work" meetings and reports.
* Organize & participate to task forces to resolve engineering/technical issues
* Ensure material stock remains compatible with Project Schedule and update/follow up equipment preparation for routine/non-routine operations with the assistance of the Drilling Engineers.
* Provide the required technical documentation and input to allow call for tenders and award of contracts for the provision of services specific to the Projects and assist the negotiation of drilling related contracts required for future operations.
* Organize & participate to HAZID / HAZOP when required and ensure recommendations are applied.
* Effective contract management of contracts (operational cost) with a view to optimising value and to take decisions with respect to the job holder's technical specialty
* Support the Joint Venture and Development Departments as technical interface assistant between TEP UK and its partners for the drilling aspects.

The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* The job holder will hold a BSc of MSC or equivalent in appropriate engineering discipline (Mechanical, Chemical, Offshore or Petroleum) with significant years experience in well engineering
* Organisational skills to prioritise and manage a heavy workload in a rapidly changing environment
* Engineer with several years of related operational and engineering experience
* High level of engineering knowledge in HP/HT drilling
* Managed Pressure Drilling Knowledge appreciated
* Organisational skills to prioritise and manage a heavy workload in a rapidly changing environment.
* Good computer skills, especially in Drilling Engineering softwares (T-Desk, Wellcat, BHA Management...)

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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