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Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Doha
  • Job type: Contract
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Senior Drilling Engineer - Qatar

Our client is an internationally renowned Oil & Gas operator that is looking to recruit a Senior Drilling Engineer on a long-term contract basis to work out of Qatar.


Job Purpose
·Plans, technically manages and facilitates drilling activities fully aligned with Group technical and SHE standards.
·Responsible for providing fully qualified Drilling Engineering support for technically complex development projects.
·Progresses projects from planning and concept selection through to engineering design and safe operational execution.
·Develops drilling design strategies, writes drilling programs, performs drilling analyses/calculations, provides drill well surveillance, and acts as a focal point for continuous improvement by implementation of technology transfer and application of best practices.

·B. Sc. Engineering Degree from an accredited and recognized university.
·Minimum of 4 years post‐degree, relevant working experience (e.g. Drilling Engineering) or 6 years relevant industry experience; preference for experience in Offshore Drilling
·Well control proficiency. Commitment to safe, environmentally sound well construction. Experience with H2S well designs and safety practices.
·Awareness of emerging Drilling Industry technology and capable of assessing new technology for implementation where appropriate
·Experience in leadership role (formal or informal)
·Demonstrated Competency in:
oWell Control and Well Control Equipment
oDirectional Drilling Operations including Anti‐Collision Planning
oExtended Reach Drilling Planning and Operations
oLiner Hanger Design and Installation Operations
oWater based Drilling Fluid Technology
oWellhead and Downhole Equipment
oCementing Operations
oLand Rig and Jack‐Up Rig and Barge Operations
oH2S Operations
·Fluent in English (demonstrated verbal and written skills)
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·Demonstrated ability to use common PC software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project) as well as functional specific software (Well View, Landmark - Compass, WellCat, SAP etc.)

If you feel you have the experience and background to be successful in this challenging role then please apply through the link or contact Damian Booth directly through our website or by calling the head office.

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