Engineering Manager (Drilling)

Job Title: Engineering Manager (Drilling)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Salary: USD6000 - USD10000 per month, Benefits: Industry leading package
Start Date: 2018-05-31
Reference: 77637
Contact Name: Adam Dilibero
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2018 11:38

Job Description

Engineering Manager (Drilling)

Job Summary

The Engineering Manager oversees the set up and implementation of all processes and procedures related to the drilling of the well.  The Engineering Manager will build and oversee a team responsible for:

1) working with the client in the design phase of each well

2) monitoring the performance of the drilling in the execution phase of the drilling

3) recommending improvements in the evaluation phase of each well.

Knowledge of both the drilling environment in Saudi Arabia/Middle East as well as BHA drilling components is required.  The Engineering Manager is also a key advisor acquisition of services with regards to technical capabilities of equipment. 

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Build and manage the drilling engineering team
  • Conduct testing and advise on the selection of drilling engineering software
  • Oversee the design and implementation of all drilling processes within the drilling engineering team
  • Oversee the implementation of all drilling related and QA/QC business systems
  • Evaluate competency of both drilling engineers and directional drillers to be employed by company
  • Advise management on acquisitions with regards to equipment technical specifications and requirements
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with the client to understand client requirements current and future
  • Stay active in the drilling community with regards to technology and process improvements
  • Implement, maintain and monitor company HSE management systems in accordance with government and company standards; visibly promotes HSE culture
Experience and Competency
  • Minimum 10 years of experience: 5 years field experience and 5 years drilling engineering experience (5 years drilling experience in the Middle East).
  • Survey management and survey QA/QC experience
  • Knowledge of all BHA components
  • Activity forecasting experience
  • The Engineering Manager will report to the Drilling Services Country General Manager