Drilling Contracts Engineer

Job Title: Drilling Contracts Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Qatar, Qatar
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-13
Reference: BH-110118
Contact Name: John Gould
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2019 20:52

Job Description


Combine Drilling & Completions (D&C) engineering expertise along with contracts expertise to support D&C contracts and procurement activities for large drilling programs.

Manage a portfolio of existing D&C contracts; examples of duties include assessing suitability of current contracts for new rig programs, seeking opportunities to optimize contract effectiveness, providing technical evaluation for scope adds and estimating cost impact for contract cap values, implementing change orders / contract amendments as required, etc.

Establish new D&C contracts; examples of duties include defining technical requirements / specifications to be included in contracts, developing contract / tendering strategies, providing engineering support for tendering activities, conducting technical and commercial evaluations, assisting in negotiations, etc.

Interface internally with other D&C Team members to ensure contract effectiveness, capturing lessons from current contracts and applying for upcoming rig programs.

Interface with stakeholders such as Supply Dept and Subsurface Business Support to support tendering and procurement processes.

Provide mentorship for the development of National Engineers and junior staff.


Minimum B.S. Degree in Engineering from an accredited and recognized university.

Experience in both Engineering and Contracting aspects of large offshore Drilling & Completions rig programs.

Experience and strong technical knowledge of Drilling & Completions equipment, materials and services (preferably including Jackup Drilling Rigs, Directional Drilling, Drilling Fluids, OCTG, Cementing, Liner Systems, Completion Equipment, Wellheads & Trees, Wireline, Coiled Tubing, Perforating, Acid Stimulation, Fishing and Milling).

Experience in Drilling & Completions contract strategies, contract tendering, contract award, post award contract administration and contract negotiations for large Drilling & Completions programs.

Strong communication skills, including strong verbal and written skills in English and ability to clearly and concisely convey results and recommendations from technical and commercial analysis to audiences.

Experience working in Middle East Region preferred.