Drilling Engineer

Negotiable
01 August 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Drilling Engineer

Job type: Permanent Employee

Location: Midland

Petroplan is currently working with a publicly traded E&P business who are in the process of increasing their engineering team in their Midland base. Due to this continued growth, a need has arisen within the Drilling team to add a highly experienced Drilling Engineer to their Permian operations division to assist with the ongoing and upcoming unconventional projects.

In this position, you will report directly into the Drilling Engineering Manager and act as the focal point for drilling engineering activity. 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:

  • Preparing operational plans for planned wells and liaising with other departments when required
  • Responsible for drilling optimization, identifying best practises and running lessons learned when required
  • Travel to the field is required as and when needed
  • Deal with third party vendors with a strong focus on cost and performance

You must have at least 10 years of experience, including 6 years' experience in oil and gas operations working as a Drilling Engineer. Experience working in the Permian is preferred and must hold at least a Bachelors degree in an Engineering discipline.

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

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

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 http://petroplan.com

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