A leading Independent oil exploration and production company in Nigeria requires the services of experienced and dynamic candidates for the position below:
Job Title: Drilling Engineer
The Ideal candidate for this position must have good knowledge of well engineering, drilling and completions to provide support to company’s operations from the initial design to delivery of a well to production. Must be knowledgeable in drilling and completion practices.
Qualifications and Required Competencies
Minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in a Core Engineering discipline
A master’s degree in any of the relevant Engineering disciplines will be an added advantage
A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in the industry after graduation, ideally in operations and drilling.
Must have experience in monitoring day-to-day rig operations during drilling and completions operations, including deployment of effective solutions for operational continuity, equipment malfunctions and other onsite problems
Ability to prepare work schedules and comprehensive drilling plans to meet project objectives and deadlines.
Must be capable of working seamlessly with geosciences, production and reservoir groups in executing drilling/operations engineering solutions.
Must have strong analytical, practical problem solving skills
Must have ability to plan and lead projects
Must be able to work under pressure by themselves and in teams
Strong grasp of technical aspects and to keep developing skills and expertise
Must be capable to deliver quality, on budget and with speed.
Good verbal and written communication
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Knowledge of the procedures, tools and techniques used in well drilling projects.
Ability to prepare work schedules and comprehensive drilling plans to meet project objectives and deadlines,
Experience monitoring day-to-day rig operations during drilling and completions operations, including deployment of effective solutions for operational continuity, equipment malfunctions and other onsite problems,
Liaise with project partners, such as geologists and drilling contractors etc, in order to keep up-to-date on all developments that may have an impact on drilling activities.
Familiar with statutory and regulatory requirements, with respect to health and safety and emergency
Working knowledge of commonly used and relevant riling/operations/production management software
Very attractive and highly competitive within the industry.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letters, CV and scanned / clear corporate passport photographs to: firstname.lastname@example.org with position applied for as subject of the email.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.