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Well Intervention Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/12/2011
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The Company:
Large, international exploration & production company in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

The Role:
Role synopsis:

Several Interventions Engineer opportunities open in the US Gulf of Mexico. The Well Intervention Engineer is accountable for the engineering activity covering planning, program generation and execution of well intervention operations within the Wells team.

Working with multi-disciplinary teams you will deliver intervention programs/designs, engineering guidance, and operational support for deepwater oil and gas well intervention activities.

Key accountabilities:

Strong commitment to HSSE and operational safety.
Plan and execute well interventions that conform to BP policy and comply with all state and federal regulations.
Ensure intervention programs and program amendments are prepared on schedule and are adequately risk assessed.
Plan and schedule well intervention and well integrity activity including liaison with other disciplines.
Develop detailed well servicing operational programs to deliver agreed objectives.
Provide operational and technical support to onsite Well Intervention Site Leaders.
Provide intervention budget management.
Liaison with the various regulatory bodies and submission of statutory reports.
Assure adequate third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
Recommend and conduct engineering studies to improve operational performance.
Ensure appropriate assurance and review of the well intervention and work plan.
Provide coaching and mentoring to intervention engineers to ensure appropriate technical development.
Establish day-to-day and longer term engineering priorities aligned with the business case.
Evaluate execution and operational performance.
Monitor and support all aspects of intervention operations and provide engineering support; provide on-site support for key intervention procedures.
Implement best practices as identified in engineering & operational studies.
Capture and share lessons learned with the wider Well interventions team.
Communicate and incorporate lessons learned from incident reports and champion best practices and B2B common process.
Perform post-analyses and benchmarking studies, incorporate documented key learning’s into future intervention programs.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential Education:

Bachelors degree in relevant engineering discipline.

Essential experience and job requirements:

To be considered for the role of Deepwater Interventions Engineer (Gulf of Mexico) applicants must have:
Legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than your current employer.
A minimum of 10 years experience with a strong track record as a Completion, Drilling or
Intervention Engineer for an operator or a major service provider in deepwater and/ or land environments.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Other essential skills and knowledge:

Experienced engineers with a minimum 10 years Mechanical, Industrial, Aeronautical, Aerospace engineering background should will be strongly considered.
Extensive training will be provided.
Strong, in-depth understanding of well intervention techniques and wellwork practices.
Experience in the areas of well interventions, coil tubing, slickline, high pressure pumping, and electric line.
Experience working with and managing 3rd party service providers.
Excellent English communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
Personal commitment and proactive approach to Health, Safety and the Environment.
Personal commitment and proactive approach to process safety and operational risk mitigation.
Demonstrated experience working with multi-disciplinary teams.
A willingness and ability to travel up to 25% for working at offshore field locals; able to ride in a helicopter or boat over

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