UKJob Reference -J9278

Senior Drilling Engineer

Our Client a leading E&P Company are seeking an experienced Senior Drilling Engineer for a 12 month contract on a PAYE basis due to commence June 2021. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Responsible for well engineering, design and technical integrity aspects of well projects and ensuring the safe and efficient execution of well projects
Responsible for the well engineering effort for well construction, workover and abandonment projects.
- Ensures projects are planned in full compliance with corporate policies, standards, procedures and guidelines and relevant regulatory requirements and are executed safely and efficiently
- Demonstrates a challenging and innovative approach, to ensure cost effective, safe and environmentally acceptable engineering solutions. Keeps abreast of new and emerging technologies in support of the Client's objective to be an industry leader and drives their implementation
- Applies appropriate techniques and processes to drive performance through benchmarking and data analysis
- Ensures appropriate peer reviews, risk assessments and assurance reviews are held for each well project with actions closed out accordingly
- Liaise effectively with the Well Examiner and regulatory organisations in support of well submissions and notifications
- Interfaces effectively with other teams e.g. subsurface, projects, supply chain, finance to safely and successfully deliver the project
- Prepares required Budget estimates/AFEs for each project phase. Ensures project expenditures are effectively monitored, managed and controlled
- Prepares and evaluates tenders. Acts as Technical Sponsor for certain contracts
- Supports the contractor management process by developing highly positive relationships with contractors and suppliers. Ensures contractor delivery against KPIs/scorecards
- Responsible for the capture and close out of lessons learned and analysis of NPT events, and for the preparation and submission of end of well reports
- Provides technical support and gives work direction to less experienced engineers
- Provides support to Well Engineering Team Lead and Drilling Superintendent and provides operational cover as required.
- Makes regular visits offshore to enhance onshore-offshore relationships and communications, participate in rig safety audits, promote and support contractor safety-related initiatives etc.
- Participates in the Wells' duty rota and provides support to the Incident Management Team (IMT) in the event of a rig-related incident

Candidate Attributes:
- Delivery focused
- Good HSE attitude and behaviours
- Positive attitude and behaviour, together with flexibility
- Sound commercial awareness: project financing and cost control principles
- Proven relationship-builder: internally and externally
- Well-developed communication skills
- Capable of working independently and as part of a team
- Competent in using Compass, Wellplan and Stresscheck software

Education and Work Experience:
- Degree in an engineering, technology or science discipline
- Considerable experience in a well engineering and operations role, including jack-up and semi-submersible rig operations
- Experience of risk management techniques and processes

- Fully certified by a recognised Well Control Authority e.g. IWCF, WELLCAP
- Offshore Medical
-Offshore Survival
- MIST Certification

All Candidates must have The Right To Work in the UK as no sponsorship will be provided.

Applying for this Position

Please submit your CV quoting reference J9278 clearly stating your availability, salary / contract rate expectations.