Senior Drilling Engineer
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Engineering
Valid UKCS certification, including IWCF L4.
Recent UKCS platform drilling experience (equipment limitations, pit space constraints, etc).
Extensive ERD experience, both planning and execution.
Expert Landmark software package user; demonstrating recent experience with casing design, torque/drag and hydraulics modelling.
Extensive operational experience of managing well challenges, particularly with respect to hole cleaning, unstable shales &/or well bore stability issues, tight windows in shale drilling and management of OBM properties to manage same.
Experience planning and executing well campaigns with short planning cycle.
Experience in platform well slot recovery operations.
Experience managing new service providers and transition / design of new mud systems and cement designs.
Experience with the UK regulatory and permitting requirements, including preparation of Post-SCR15 OSDR Well Notifications.
Demonstrable experience of successful performance initiatives and sustainable knowledge/lessons transfer.
Experience coaching and supervising teams of engineers, both experienced and inexperienced &/or graduate engineers.
Contract management, contractor performance management, and contract tendering experience.
Operational decision making experience e.g. out of hours duty and/or Superintendent experience preferred.
Experience with complex sandface completions, including screen and gravel pack completions would be preferred.
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