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Drilling Engineer - Spanish Speaking

10 October 2018


Position: Drilling Engineer

Job type: Permanent Employee

Location: Houston, Gulf of Mexico operations

Petroplan is currently working with a private equity backed E&P business who are in the process of increasing their Gulf of Mexico footprint. Due to this continued expansion, a need has arisen within the business to add a Spanish speaking Drilling Engineer to their Gulf of Mexico operations division to assist with the ongoing and upcoming projects on both the US and Mexican side of the Gulf.

In this position, you will report directly into the Drilling Manager and be heavily involved in the planning and execution phases of the drilling program. You will be involved with ensuring that all activities are planned, scheduled and executed to achieve the agreed requirements in a safe and efficient manner. Key challenges will include:

  • Establishing and promoting safety and environmental performance expectations with employees and contractors in accordance with the Company's safety policies and Safe Sound initiative.
  • Preparing operational plans for planned wells and liaising with other departments when required
  • Being responsible for drilling optimization, identifying best practises and running lessons learned when required
  • Travelling to the field is required as and when needed
  • Dealing with third party vendors with a strong focus on cost and performance

Experienced Required

  • Fluent Spanish speaking
  • At least 10 years of Drilling Engineering experience
  • Offshore experience (Gulf of Mexico preferred)

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

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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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