Rig engineer

Sellafield Energy Resources Limited

Job Summary

The Drilling Engineer will be responsible for the engineering and planning, and monitoring of drilling operations. This individual will need to collaborate with other disciplines within the Company to successfully meet the goals and objectives of the Operations Department.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Well design, planning, monitoring, and providing technical support for daily drilling operations
  • Responsible for communication with sub-surface team and other disciplines to produce a Well design which is fully functional for “life of well”, and meets all objectives.
  • Responsible for producing a Well design which is compliant with all government/regulatory requirements, and in keeping with asset integrity as it relates to the environment and personal safety
  • Responsible for tracking daily well-cost and daily drilling progress.
  • Review offset wells and identify risks and hazards, as well as best practices
  • Working with the supply chain department in the identification and monitoring of the performance of service providers
  • Visit the drilling rig during critical operations as needed
  • Responsible for drilling optimization by leading and documenting after-action reviews to identify best practices and lessons learned.
  • Responsible for surveillance of peers, and learning and applying new technology for the purpose of drilling optimization and continuous improvement.
  • Gather and organize information such as equipment specifications, government regulations, operating agreements, permit approvals, technical publications, guidelines and reports

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 7 years experience as a drilling engineer
  • Knowledge of sound engineering principles and ability to apply them to a Well design.
  • Must have a working knowledge of government regulations and permitting requirements
  • Must be strongly committed to safety and protection of the environment

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