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  • Job reference: RMS0150656

Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/11/2014
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The Role:
“Only candidates who already have the rights to work in Azerbaijan will be considered for this role”
Engineering & Operations delivery o Deliver detailed well design and engineering programmes including contingency planning to optimise performance and deliver maximum long term well value. o Optimize well design in line with cost, functionality and safety metrics. Evaluate and propose alternative well designs and drilling technologies. o Manage technical input on Drilling well budget for the well including detailed time and cost estimates. Ensure individual well cost estimates are prepared in a timely manner and monitor daily costs while drilling. o Manage and coordinate service providers input into well planning and operations activity. Identify and order key long lead items required for well operations. Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) / Integrity Management o Ensure Company Code of Conduct awareness and implementation. Identify risk and develop appropriate risk mitigation plan. o Ensure wells are designed and executed in compliance Azerbaijani Government Legislation Standards, Processes & Technology o Perform and document comprehensive risk assessment for operations. Complete Risk register matrix and close all actions prior to planned operations o Capture all pertinent performance data for reporting. Deliver Final Well Report and hold post well review with integrated team. o Review and implement fit for purpose technology into well design in line with cost control. People & Internal relationships o Assist in the development of the new drilling staff. Responsible for technical knowledge transfer to Challenge Engineers. o Maintain interface with other drilling teams to share knowledge and best practices.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelors or equivalent degree in an engineering discipline
Minimum of 4 years of drilling engineering planning and design o Experience planning and designing Wells for Semi-submersible rigs, Platforms, rig based work-over operations o Minimum Upper Intermediate English Proficiency for Reading, Writing and Speaking

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
o Valid Industry accredited Well Control for Subsea and Surface Supervisory Level : for example, International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), International Well Control Forum (IWCF) WellCap. o Masters degree in engineering discipline o Experience in High Pressure, Extended Reach Drilling, Narrow Margin Frac/Pore Pressure, Managed Pressure Drilling, Casing Wear Management o Demonstrable capabilities of developing, training and coaching less experienced drilling engineers o Implementation of knowledge management plans, Technical Limit, capturing lessons learnt and integration into future drilling design programmes & procedures. o Computer literacy in Microsoft applications and morning reporting/database systems (i.e. Open-Wells)
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