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  • Job reference: RMS0139231

Subsurface Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. John's
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/04/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/04/14)
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, seeks expertise for offshore mega-projects in Canada.

This opportunity is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. First consideration will be given to residents of Newfoundland & Labrador.

The Role:
As the Subsurface Engineer you will be responsible for technical analysis and planning for well abandonments, including: execution method, equipment requirements, cost analysis, detailed well design, internal and external approvals, etc.

Your responsibilities as the Subsurface Engineer will include:
• Support technical and execution planning activities relating to well abandonment, including:
o Well P&A philosophy development
o Rig based versus rigless evaluation and accommodation support selection
o Detailed P&A design
o Well work execution planning, including logistic support planning
o Project cost and schedule estimate development
• Support development of project deliverables relating to well abandonment, as required, including:
o Regulatory engagement plan and associated regulatory authorization submissions
o Well Work execution plans, including but not limited to NORM management and disposal and Well Work Management of Change (MOC)
o Well Work reports including key performance indicators (safety, NPT, cost, etc.) to track/report progress and trends.
o Cost and Schedule estimates
o Internal and external stakeholder communications and review packages
o Other project management system deliverables as required
• Supports well work execution by Well Work Operations team
• Participates in related workshops, strategy sessions, schedule development, etc.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering degree
• 5-10 years of relevant experience
• Strong Drilling / Subsurface Engineering / Well Work technical skills, particularly in the area of well abandonment
• Strong project management corporate controls skills
• Strong leadership, influencing, and interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational, coordination, planning, and interface skills
• Significant experience in well abandonment planning
• Broad knowledge of Industry standards, specifications, and work processes
• Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
• Excellent communication skills and ability to read, write, and speak fluent English

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