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Completions Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Tanzania
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/08/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a leading Exploration company currently involved in a major exploration and appraisal drilling campaign in Tanzania. Tanzania provides them with an excellent opportunity to enhance their gas chain strategy in East Africa. This means the chance to get involved in the initial stages of one of the region’s most exciting exploration projects - playing an active role in the development of Tanzania’s energy sector

The Role:
Position Summary
The Completion Engineer (CE) is responsible for designing, planning and executing completions on the clients Tanzania’s wells. The CE liaises with the Well Test Engineer, subsurface personnel, drilling personnel and service company personnel in executing his role. He is responsible for designing sand face completions for DSTs and permanent completions, for specifying equipment required both for completions used in well tests as well as completions for development wells and for providing technical support during tender exercises for completion equipment and services. The CE is responsible for carrying out risk assessments of completion operations and for identifying and implementing risk reducing mitigations as required.

Primary Responsibilities
• Design sand face completions fit for purpose for both short term well tests and for development wells.
• Specify completion equipment and services and assist in procurement activities for such.
• Inspect completion service company equipment and provide assurance that it is fit for service.
• Coordinate and lead all completion planning activities among the different service companies involved and various client stakeholders.
• Coordinate rig site completion activities on behalf of the client.
• Assess completion service company personnel and provide assurance that they are qualified for the work they are intended to perform. Identification of risk reducing measures where skill gaps are identified.
• Prepare detailed completion programs.
• Prepare detailed completion AFE’s.
• Conduct after action reviews and capture lessons learned.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• A similar role in a large operating company or service company.
• A similar role in Tanzania or other developing country.
• Sand face and up hole completion design, completion program preparation and execution.
• Execution of completions from MODUs in deep water.
• Completion AFE preparation.
• Extensive completions experience.

Knowledge, Languages, Skills and Attributes:
• Knowledge, experience and demonstrated proficiency in all of the activities described above.
• Preferably degree level education in a mechanical discipline
• Good on-the-job in field decision making skills.
• Good multi company coordination skills skills.
• Requires very good written and spoken English.
• Computer literate with competency in Microsoft Office applications.
• Good ‘team player’ with ability to function well within a motivated team.
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