Well Engineer

Job Title: Well Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Salary: negotiable day rate
Start Date: 2019-12-19
Reference: BH-121162
Contact Name: Martin Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2019 16:30

Job Description

Well Engineer - 6 month contract - based Aberdeen

Our client, a global Oilfield Services Business, is looking to hire a Well Engineer for an initial 6 month contract based in Aberdeen. 

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Ensure all engineering activities are in line with HSE policies and procedures, and drive HSE culture by setting example through safe work practices.
  • Participate in tender bid preparation process for well engineering input.
  • Deliver customer presentations & lead meetings (may include travel to other locations).
  • Preparation of well design, well plan and operational procedures for construction, completion, intervention and/or abandonment of wells in area of responsibility.
  • Define technical rig requirements.
  • Define technical services and third party requirements.
  • Prepare operational time and well cost estimates.
  • In collaboration with internal and external parties, prepare risk register and contingency plans.
  • Prepare, participate and lead peer reviews, peer assists and other quality assurance activities related to the project.
  • Monitor daily progress of job(s) or project(s) and monitor operations expenditure
  • Provide engineering recommendations and advice to the project team.
  • Communicate effectively with well site/project stakeholders as needed, and make recommendations to drive flawless service delivery and operational excellence.
  • Ensure that pre-defined technical and operations KPIs are monitored and benchmarked against offset well data and pre-defined well objectives.
  • Participate, lead and ensure Root Cause Analysis investigation are completed and lessons learned are recorded and shared within the team.
  • Prepare, review and deliver all technical reports related to the project including End of Well Report, after action reviews, lessons learned summary.
  • Keep abreast of technological and engineering process advancements through affiliation with professional societies and participation in networks, workshops, seminars and training courses.
  • Ensure that engineering and operational achievements and challenges are captured through case histories, lessons learned or papers, and shared with the global team.
  • Mentor and coach engineering team members.