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Wells Drilling engineer

Manages and controls Drilling engineering tasks on assigned Rig. Includes establishing work schedules, evaluating Rig personnel, structures, machinery, reviewing work programs, monitoring operations, coordinating and availing internal & external support services. Assumes total responsibility during operation and Rig moves.

Job Description:

Job title  : Wells Drilling engineer 

Department : Wells 

Work Schedule : 14/14 Rotation

Report to : Wells Engineering/Operation Team Leader

* Verify Well design and planning is in compliance with international standards 

* Assess well design and operation requirements on well construction projects, including Front End well design calculations and simulations (Wellcat, Stresscheck, Compass, etc.). 

* Prepare well proposals, barrier drawings, verify Well Technical Specifications, prepare and review drilling and workover programs, cost estimates, trajectories and targets for every well. 

* Prepare project supporting documentation e.g. Well Control Contingency Plan, Relief Well Drilling Plan. 

* Provide engineering support for formal Deviations to plans and provide assured program amendments, e.g. casing setting depth change, as required. 

* QAQC Contractor daily reports DDOR, EDM, Compass, TVD/performance etc., prepare daily summaries, print performance graphs, invoicing and time sheets etc. 

* Confirming wells delivered to contract quality specifications. 

* Maintain well barrier status information, certification of equipment and personnel, plan and record any deviation. 

* Collate all data for internal and external reporting. 

* Identification of Materials management, co-ordination of Purchase Orders and inventory control, material supply and service contract management including logistics support from manufacture to delivery in Majnoon 

* Responsible for material supplier QAQC and follow-up on Quality non-conformances. 

* Support project execution strategy including: Contracts, Budgets, Organization, Well Concept, Performance Improvement Plans 

* Support well operations team with contract management, After Action Review (AAR) sessions, cost/performance tracking, drilling sequence management/optimization 

* Hold weekly performance AAR/planning with contractor, prepare weekly performance reports 

* Prepare/maintain Drilling sequence and schedule updates for optimization and endorsement 

* Staff Development: Mentoring & coaching of Iraqi Wells Engineers 

* Follow management instruction for Wells department duties

Qualification & Training Requirements 

•B.Sc.Degree in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent.


•At least 3years’experience of accomplishment in a similar position.

Language Proficiency,Computer and Software Skills :

•Fluency in English and effective communication (verbal/written), organizational and interpersonal skills.

•At least Intermediate on working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

•Good drilling software skills