Posted on :
8 Aug, 2018
8 Aug, 2018
Our client, Africa’s leading independent Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) Company with a diverse portfolio of assets across Africa as well as interests in Europe, South Asia, and South America is seeking to employ five (5) highly experienced supervisory staff with proven experience in Deepwater operations for a short-term offshore drilling campaign (3-6 months)
Job Title: Senior Drilling Engineer
Reporting to the Rig Superintendent, the job holder will be responsible for providing overall drilling engineering support to the operation. The job holder will also be responsible for designing complex deepwater wells, developing accurate and detailed drilling programs, providing engineering assistance in resolving problems and monitor the performance of good operations against the plan.
Ensure EHS is inherent in all programming and well designs and is at the highest priority in programme delivery
Provide on-time well engineering services and technical expertise in drilling operations including the design, execution, and post job analysis as needed.
Plan future wells and ensure the required materials and services are available in the country and allocated as required.
Generate outline and detailed Drilling Programmes on a well by good basis.
Conduct specialist projects from time to time as requested by the DES including optimization and/or reduction in well cost.
Facilitate pre-spud meetings
Perform well/operations hazard assessments and HAZOPs as required.
Develop well cost estimates for AFE compilation and maintain cost control records and reports as required.
A first degree in an engineering discipline, preferably in mechanical or petroleum engineering.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a drilling engineer with operating companies.
Subsea drilling experience within the last five (5) years preferably in deep water or ultra-deepwater.
Experience in design of complex 3-D subsea development wells in a mature area.
A valid well control certificate (IWCF subsea supervisor)
A valid survival certification (BOSIET).
Proficient in the use of IT and industry software including Landmark and MS suite