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  • Job reference: RMS0102967

Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/12/2011
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The Company:
Our Client is a Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
Main Responsibilities
The Drilling Engineer will provide well engineering input and support to the Senior Drilling Engineer and Wells Team Leader for the planning and construction / operational work phases of our client's drilling projects

The role will form an integral part of Our client's Wells Team based in Aberdeen. However, there may be a requirement to work on a temporary assignment to London and / or Great Yarmouth to support North Sea projects.

• Undertake all planning activities with respect to well design including hydraulics, cementation, wellheads, casing seat selection and casing design.
• Prepare well cost estimates (Concept Selection & AFE)
• Develop documentation required by the our client's Well Design and Operations Management System including the Well Basis of Design, HSE Well Notification and Drilling Program.
• Have a working understanding of and contribute to the risk assessment process (HAZOP and HAZID).
• Develop work scopes for services and review technical aspects of tenders.
• Liaise directly with the well service providers with respect to well planning and operational activities
• Chair well planning progress meetings and maintain the action tracking register.
• Provide daily operational support to the wellsite.
• Manage changes (both minor and major) to the primary well documentation.
• Provide weekly operational reporting to the HSE and input into company / partner progress reports
• Assist the Operations Accountant with daily cost tracking and forecasting.
• Make continuous effort to improve well construction performance by the thorough recording and review of operational lessons learnt together with well-researched applications of new tools and techniques.
• Collate the End of Well report and review service contractor reports in a timely manner
• Undertake wellsite visits
• Review Partner well documentation and attend partner meetings as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree qualified (engineering)
• 5 -10 years experience (minimum)
• UKCS well planning and operations experience desired
• Offshore experience – jack-up and semi-submersible
• Conversant with general well planning software
• Offshore medical and survival
• IWCF well control
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