UKJob Reference - J9277

Wellsite Engineer

Our Client a leading Oil and Gas operator has a 12 month requirement for a Wellsite Engineer for both offshore and onshore drilling operations, with the job holder rotating between various platforms, mobile rig and office locations.

When offshore the key responsibility will be to perform the drilling engineering function at wellsite locations, also assisting and deputising for the Drilling Supervisor.
When onshore the key responsibility will be to assist the Operations Engineer and Drilling Superintendent with end of well reporting and key learnings.

Key Responsibilities

Offshore Operations:
• Assists and deputises for Drilling Supervisor in managing rig operations
• Prepares morning reports, casing tallies, cement calculations and other documents and spreadsheets as required
• Participates in the compilation of daily work instructions and action plans for operations and logistics
• Ensures familiarity with the well objectives and the detailed drilling programme
• Gives careful consideration to upcoming requirements for personnel, bulks and tools
• Assists the Logistics Co-ordinator by compiling daily operations look a heads
• Performs visual checks of all rental tools and tangibles arriving on the rig to ensure that the correct items have been received in the correct quantity and in satisfactory quality (as can be determined from a visual check)
• Ensures records of dimensions are kept for all rental equipment run in hole
• Maintains electronic model of the wellbore to cross-check observed versus calculated torque, drag and hydraulics
• Maintains hard copy and electronic well files to meet the requirements of the Well Examination scheme, ensures timely dispatch of such records to the office-based Operations Engineer for archiving
• Optimises logistics versus changing downhole work scope
• Participates in the rig safety management system including safety behavioural programme, risk assessments, pre-tour meetings, toolbox talks and safety meetings

Well Planning:
• Contributes to the design of wells and creates well programmes in compliance with the Management System by analysing offset data, assessing risk, preparing detailed design and programme documents

Operations Support
• Proactively identifies future operations requirements, considers risks and possible outcomes and generates contingency programmes to manage uncertainties
• Supports rig teams with technical and planning work to help resolve problems and execute rig operations safely, efficiently and cost effectively

End of Well Reporting
• Creates reports for the Client and the legislative bodies by compiling operations information and performance analysis to provide an as-installed record of events and well components
• Assists in close out non-conformance reports
• Prepares section summaries and key learnings for inclusion in the End-of-well report and compiles the End of Well Report when required by the Drilling Superintendent

Lessons Learned
Records lessons learned by analysing performance and comparing the observed result against the plan to provide learning for the organisation for future operations

Cost Control and Invoice Approval
Monitors cost expenditure and time/cost tracking on a daily basis

• Complies with, and assists team members to comply with the Management System, particularly the procedures and Guidance Documents relevant to operations
• Makes recommendations for improvements to the Management System and ensures that effective controls are maintained for drilling engineering and operations

Degree in a technical/engineering discipline
Offshore Survival Training Certificate, UK Medical and MIST
Fully certified by a recognised Well Control Authority for drilling activities e.g. IWCF, WELLCAP to Subsea Supervisor level.

Previous experience in offshore rig roles
Completion of technical training programme applicable to role
Proven relationship-builder - internally and externally

Additional Skills/Requirements
Undertakes regular offshore travel

All Candidates must have The Right To Work in the UK as no sponsorship is available, proof must also be provided on request.

Applying for this Position

Please submit your CV quoting reference J9277 clearly stating your availability, salary / contract rate expectations.