Senior Drilling Engineer - Operations

27 July 2017


Position: Senior Drilling Engineer

Location: Kenya - 4/4

Job type: Contract


We are currently working with a global, well established and expansion focused E&P business who are in the process of expanding their in-country presence. Due to this continued growth, a need has arisen within the business to add a highly experienced Senior Drilling Engineer to their onshore division to assist with the ongoing and upcoming projects.


In this position, you will report directly into the current Well Delivery Manager and be responsible for supervising the 3rd part Drilling Services partners on the project.


Key challenges will include:


  • Providing technical expertise in multiple facets of the project including but not limited to HSE, Operations& finance
  • Provide in country Well engineering support to the drilling operations
  • Write end of well reports and well handover documents

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated drilling professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed, with a good command of the English language and passion for safety.

You must have at least 15 years of experience, including 5 recent years specific onshore Operations Drilling engineering experience ideally within Africa.

You must also have at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field.





About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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