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Senior Operations Drilling Engineer

30 January 2018


Senior Operations Drilling Engineer

Position: Senior Operations Drilling Engineer

Location: London/South Africa

Job type: Rotational

We are currently working with an international E&P business who are in need of a Senior Operations Engineer for an upcoming project.

In this position, you will report directly into the Rig Superintendent. The main focus of this position will be on Planning and Supporting all aspects of the execution of our clients' exploration well.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To conduct operational planning prior to well execution, write the Drilling Programme and ensure it is followed during the well execution.
  • To support the Rig Superintendent by providing Operational Drilling Engineering support whenever required.
  • To arrange and specify all necessary primary, back up and contingency equipment and to arrange for it to be mobilized, installed, commissioned, utilized and demobilized effectively.

You must have at least 10 years of experience, including at least 5 years' experience working within an operating E&P company. An Engineering degree and Shell Round II is preferred.

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.

For more information please feel free to visit our website