Drilling Engineer (Contract position - 6 months)

Job Title: Drilling Engineer (Contract position - 6 months)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Greater London, England
Salary: negotiable day rate
Start Date: 2019-08-26
Reference: BH-114613
Contact Name: Martin Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 27, 2019 17:13

Job Description

Drilling Engineer - 6 month contract - Based London

Our client, a global operating company, is currently looking to hire a Drilling Engineer for a 6 month contract position based in the London area: 


Intermediate level professional position. The drilling engineer is accountable for engineering activity covering the planning, program preparation and execution of drilling operations within the wells team. You will also have accountability for operational support on new and existing wells. The Drilling Engineer reports to the Drilling Engineering team leader. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: - With a strong commitment to HSSE, you will take responsibility for planning and executing a drilling well designs for an oil or gas well.

- Ensure drilling programs, program amendments and dispensations to policy are prepared on schedule and are adequately risk assessed.

- Working closely with resource teams, geologists, production and service company personnel to ensure an efficient operation.

- Prepare cost estimates and cost control for wells activities.

- Monitor all phases of the drilling operations.

- Perform post-analyses for benchmarking and learning, identification and implementation of appropriate new technologies.

- Prepare end of well reports.

- Recommend and conduct engineering studies to improve completion operational performance.

- Implement best practices as identified in operational and engineering studies.

- Onsite support for key drilling operations

- Ensure appropriate assurance and review of the drilling design and work plan.

- Coach and mentor drilling engineers to ensure appropriate technical development.

- Assure adequate third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control. Intermediate level professional position requiring a Bachelors degree and experience unless otherwise noted