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Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/03/2012
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The Company:
Our global leading client is seeking highly skilled, experienced & capable contract international employees to work on a large multinational complex oil & gas project.

The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Drilling Engineer reporting to the Wells Team Leader is responsible for leading/supporting and
ensuring actions arising from various Rig Audit Actions and other Rig Acceptance requirements, are satisfactory closed out and documented in accordance with client Policies and Standards. The role requires rigorous verification and assurance skills including
understanding and knowledge of Drilling and Completion Operations and in particular with respect to new rig start up and compliance with company drilling practice and policies.
Engineering & Operations Compliance/Verification/Assurance
§ Participate and assist in the 3 month Ship Yard upgrade programme including but not
limited to:
· Undertaking and closure of Gap Analysis’s and Rig Upgrade issues/actions
· Closure of Rig Audit Actions
· Closure of client Rig Acceptance and Rig Intake Standard Operating Practice (RISOP)
· Participate and assist in the on-boarding of new rig personnel in accordance with client requirements
· Develop and maintain Project Management Activities and Action Tracking Register
HSE / Integrity Management
· Ensure company HSSE and Integrity Management Policies are complied with
People & Internal relationships
· Maintain interface with other discipline teams (such as Subsurface, completions,
contracts, logistics, Well Interventions, Production teams etc.), Drilling Contractor and
Service Companies to ensure satisfactory closure of above Actions .

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelors or equivalent degree in an engineering discipline.
· 10+ years demonstrable experience in drilling engineering and completions either in an
International Oil Company, a National Oil Company or a Service Company.
· Offshore operational drilling experience on semi-submersible rigs, HTHP wells.
· Experience in Rig upgrade/Rig Start up operations, Technical Limit and Project
· Valid Well Control (Subsea and Surface) Supervisory Level certified (i.e IWCF, Wellcap or
· Valid Medical and BOSIET or Equivalent training for possible Offshore visits
· Demonstrable leadership of Safety Programs for drilling operations and participate fully
in developing HSSE culture.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of Well Testing and Completions in HPHT Wells.
· Recent client Experience working with client Standards, Policies and Group Practices
would be extremely valuable i.e. ETP’s, DWOP/OMS.
· Knowledgeable and experienced in technical assurance, Risk Management and HSE
· Able to meet deadlines and prioritise workload, time management and proven track
record as strong team player
· Demonstrable capabilities of developing, training and coaching
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