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Senior Completions & Well Intervention Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Gabon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/11/2011
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The Company:
Our client is one of the world's largest integrated energy companies conducting business in countries all around the globe. They are engaged in every aspect of the crude oil & natural gas industry, including exploration & production, manufacturing, marketing & transportation, chemicals manufacturing & sales, geothermal, power generation, renewables & advanced technologies.

The Role:
To manage the generation, and safe and efficient execution, of well services programs, and to provide expert technical support as required to well related activities.

In this role you’ll manage a team of Well Completion & Intervention Engineers and Supervisors in their planning and execution of work programmes. You will implement controls and processes to safeguard the technical integrity of well completion and intervention activities, at the same time as driving performance improvement by using appropriate “limit methodology” tools and techniques. You’ll be a key interface with customer Asset Teams, well and completion design engineers, and well construction teams, efficiently allocating and managing adequate resources to maximise production and minimise expenditure, to facilitate timely and cost effective execution of all activities.
Included in these activities are:
- risk identification and mitigation
- logistics and QA/QC activities assurance
- monitoring and timely reporting of land/offshore based completion and intervention operations

You may be required to authorise deviations from execution programmes and/or ensure appropriate levels of technical authorisation are in place. Your role will include operational emergency response support, as well as ad-hoc technical input and support for well related activities, both in the office and at the work site. You’ll be accountable for ensuring that Well Integrity for your assigned Assets is maintained, and for the safety of your team and contractor staff carrying out well completions and interventions work in your assigned Assets. You’ll also be expected to contribute to regional well completions and interventions projects and management activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Higher education Diploma (eg. HND or equivalent), but preferably a Bachelors Degree or higher, in a technical or engineering subject.
- Extensive experience in the planning, design and supervision of well servicing activities including but not limited to work-over and abandonment, well testing, completions deployment, wellhead maintenance, as well as field operations covering snubbing and hoists, wire-line, well stimulation/pumping (including use of coiled tubing), and artificial lift.
- Valid IWCF supervisors certificate
- Strong technical and HSSE skills, and be fully familiar with risk management tools and techniques as well as incident management.
- Fully conversant with well control criteria, equipment specification-selection and techniques and also with well servicing operational practices.
- Be able to demonstrate a drive for results delivery through strengths in analysis, and innovation in problem solving.
- Accomplished in coaching and leading individuals and team

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience in drilling engineering will be an advantage.
- Ability to lead teams to perform to their maximum.
- Able to work independently and proactively
- Lead by example, able to be hands-on when required, but also able to delegate and co-ordinate effectively.
- Able to communicate with authority, and motivate others in sometimes difficult work conditions.
- Provide strong and effective health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) leadership.
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