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  • Job reference: RMS0113160

Drilling Engineer ( Local & E)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Kazakhstan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/01/2013
  • Time left:
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    (29/01/13)
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The Role:
Senior Drilling Engineer



Responsibilities of the Senior Drilling Engineer
Senior Drilling Engineer will be responsible for detailed well planning and technical support for the rig operations team during the execution of drilling campaigns. In cooperation with other members of the Drilling and Petroleum Engineering Department Senior Drilling Engineer will participate in setting goals and objectives for new wells and subsequently actively ensure that these goals are met.

Well planning in this context includes well design, performing risk analysis, cost monitoring, analyzing drilling performance and capturing lessons learned / best practices for sharing with other members of the drilling team and for inclusion into future programs. Senior Drilling Engineer will be ensuring that all operations are carried out with a strong focus on safety and in accordance with Kazakh regulatory requirements and --- standards and policies. Senior Drilling Engineer is also expected to keep abreast of emerging new technologies and to bring them forth for incorporation into well design and operations.

In addition, Senior Drilling Engineer will be participating in the further development of company standards and procedures to give a firm basis for safe operations and operational excellence.

In order to achieve the above, good communication skills and close contact to service companies will be required. Senior Drilling Engineer will further be responsible for mentoring of Well Site Engineers and Drilling Engineers, and for ensuring consistency and quality in product.

Background
The successful applicant must have an engineering degree or other higher technical educational background. A minimum of 8 years drilling engineering experience from the oil industry is considered a must. Experience from international oil and gas companies operating in Kazakhstan is an advantage.

The ideal candidate is a self-motivating, independent person with a sense of urgency and quality-consciousness. Further personal skills should include the ability to interact with other disciplines, motivate people and being a good team player. We strive to have fun at work so a good sense of humor is also considered a must.

A good communication skill in written and spoken English is a requirement.
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