Provide technical drilling expertise for Onshore Operations.
Ensure Drilling Operations are properly captured in the Company reporting system (WellView®) and
perform quality control of the report and advise Manager Drilling and
Completion if need to report revisions.
Ensure that development,
appraisal, and exploration wells are drilled and completed in a safe, cost
effective, and an environmentally responsible manner, adhering to all company
core values, corporate requisites and policies, and in-country legislation.
Lead technical role for drilling
program planning and preparation, including casing and cementing design,
directional planning, drilling assembly, drilling procedures, etc. for various
Develop drilling strategies,
operational plans and implementation of operations.
Provide input, expert opinion and
assistance on all engineering and operational aspects of ongoing daily drilling
activities as required.
Perform day to day monitoring of
drilling and completion operations. Review daily operations giving guidance to
Drilling Supervisors when appropriate.
Organize and implement project
schedules, operational schedules, and forecasts.
Prepare drilling, completion cost
estimates for AFEs and Budgets.
Assist in the preparation,
evaluation and contract awards for support services and materials, including
selection of the drilling rig.
Administer contracts with outside suppliers of equipment and services.
Review drilling operations and
engineering performance and make recommendations to management on the adoption
of new equipment, technologies or techniques to improve operational efficiency
and cost effectiveness.
Ensure that the well plans are
being followed and operational guidelines are being executed ensuring safety
and environmental programs are being followed.
The position is required to
interface with the team (Operations, Subsurface, Projects, Asset Management and
Contractors) and partners to optimize the drilling and completion operations.
Ensure that the overall goals of
the project are achieved by implementing them in an efficient and cost
Provide office based engineering
support/as a resource (as required) in case of emergency (i.e.: well control
BSc. Degree in Engineering.
least 12 years prior experience in Drilling Engineering or Operations.
minimum of 5 years in direct drilling operations.
a valid IWCF/IADC well control certificate for Drilling Supervisor level in
surface stack operations (minimum, to be considered for interview).
High level of competency in Onshore operations is required and Some
Managed Pressure Drilling Techniques is preferred.
Project management skills with previous
experience in onshore development projects.
Self-starter, demonstrated completed staff
work skills requiring little to no direct supervision.
Lead and finish specialized engineering
studies with or without outside assistance.
Team player with strong communication, networking and motivational
Individual that is willing to accept risks and aggressively pursue
Standard skills: Uncompromising adherence to company core values. Good judgment and decision-making
skills. Demonstrated ability to create
an environment that encourages innovation and continuous improvement. Planning and organizing skills. Good interpersonal skills either one-on-one
or in a group situation.