LANGUAGES: strong oral and written English communication skills, Arabic, Chinese and Russian of advantage
A.QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Engineering degree/HMD or equivalent.
Valid IWCF Combined Surface & Subsea Supervisor Level well control certification or equivalent.
Valid Medical Certificate.
Valid Offshore Survival Certificate.
Adequate working experience of 15 years, 8 years experience working with floating drilling rigs, and at least 5 years in the current position.
Familiar with HSE Standards & Procedures and HSE culture of major international operators.
Familiar & experienced writing clear and concise drilling programs, costing, and comprehensive final reports.
Familiar & experienced with offshore and onshore logistics.
Familiar & experienced with contracts and dealing with drilling contractors and service companies.
B. RESPONSIBILITY / DUTIES / SCOPE OF WORK
The Drilling Engineer is required to:
Be based in the CUSTOMERS office.
Perform drilling engineering works required for successful, cost effective & safe implementation of CUSTOMER appraisal and exploration activities.
Provide engineering support to Drilling Superintendent & Senior Drilling Engineer.
Perform operations surveillance duties.
Prepare contract & budget requirements for drilling project.
Prepare optimized drilling programs by consolidating geological & petroleum engineering data, data from off-set wells, and from previous experience gained.
Prepare accurate well AFE by identifying all cost elements required for the operation.
Prepare the correct scope of work & technical specifications for tender packages.
Reduce non-productive time & trouble cost by identifying problems, unnecessary unsafe procedures and recommend remedial action.
Continuous advice to Drilling Superintendent & Senior Engineers on cost & schedule impact to the project by assessing performance indicators.
Support the Drilling Superintendent & Senior Engineers in preparing procedures & manuals in drilling, completions & testing, and workover & wireline activities.
Enhance self awareness in HSE at work site through familiarization of CUSTOMER HSE Management System.
Organize Service Company and rig BIDDER awareness in HSE through meetings and work site visits.
Identify & high-light the drilling risks to be encountered in wells to ensure all parties are aware of the potential risks & problems.