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  • Job reference: RMS0108984

Well Engineer x 2

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Tanzania
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/05/2012
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The Role:
To design and engineer wells in compliance with clients standards, meeting required objectives.
To drive innovation and change in well design, to optimize business opportunity for client well.
Provide clear communication of the risks and requirements of new well designs to the operations well engineers.
To build the capability of client to provide new well designs and deliver projects in an integrated manner.
Ensure client design standards and processes are maintained, kept up to date and applied.
Provide front end support to business planning, drilling sequence and material scheduling

- To ensure that clients HSE activities are fully supported by Well Engineering.
- To ensure that Well Engineering front end work is properly planned. Including Concept Selection and Detailed Design work.
- To ensure that Well Engineering design of wells adheres to the appropriate standards.
- To provide structured risk analysis well designs
- To maximize the use of support from regional and global resources to improve on well delivery.
- To ensure clients well designs provide continued performance improvement
- Responsible for the integrated planning of wells projects, working together with Exploration and Petroleum Engineering and Projects Departments
- Responsible for Time and Cost estimation
- Responsible for the integration of appropriate New Technologies.
- Ensure the effective use of the Well Delivery Process within client
- Maintain and manage Well Engineering standards and processes, ensuring compliance against these. Includes management of IT design software.
- Provide input into Business Planning requirements and manage medium and long term drilling sequence.
- Focal point for cost forecasting and liaison between Finance and Well Engineering for monthly budget meetings.
- Participate in tender evaluations and negotiating committees.
- Carry out role of contract focal point for certain service contracts

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- A professional engineer in possession of a degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering or science discipline.
- A minimum of 10 years experience in Well Engineering, Good supervisory skills, with sound knowledge of well control and well design practices.
- Good analytical, communication and writing skills, with PC fluency and full familiarity with drilling engineering software.
- Proficient in English language, both in speech and in writing.
The incumbent will have exposure to a wide range of drilling, completion and workover activities, which will enhance their professional skills portfolio. They will also face the challenge of managing relationships with national staff where agendas of stakeholders may clash.
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