Drilling and Completions Engineer

Great opportunity to engineers who wants to develop an international career, and for that we seek professionals with from 2 to 10 years of experience in drilling or completion area, from service companies and oil operators.
State: RJ
Category: oil & gas
Description: Our client is an important IOC, this is a great opportunity to engineers who wants to develop an international career, and for that we seek professionals with from 2 to 10 years of experience in drilling or completion area, from service companies and oil operators. The primary role and responsibility of the Drilling Engineer and Completions Engineer is to assure application of the best available economical technology in drilling and completions operations. Other responsibilities include well cost estimates, surveillance, and improvement of daily progress, follow-up assessments, and equipment selection and application. From time to time, provides rig site technical assistance to Drilling Supervisors during critical well control situations or for abnormal pressure detection. Basic Functions and Responsibilities 1. Must know the operating and construction characteristics of all components in the drilling or completions systems to be used and be knowledgeable about alternative systems and procedures that might be implemented to improve operational efficiency. 2. Responsible for preparing, and revising when necessary, a complete drilling or completions program. Works closely with other groups to assure the program is based on all available geological information and drilling information from other wells in the area (if any). The drilling or completions program must include if applicable, but is not limited to the following: - A weather analysis and recommended vessel heading and mooring program. - Riser tensioning program. - A target time depth curve and a target cost. - Wellhead, casing and cementing program designed to meet expected conditions. - Drilling fluid program designed to meet expected conditions. - Hydraulics, rotary speed, and bit weight program. - Bottom hole assembly program to maximize penetration rate and minimize deviation. - An assessment of special drilling problems that might be encountered. - Well test program. - Abandonment program. 3. Surveillance of day-to-day drilling progress to ensure the Drilling Program is conducted applying the best technology, and proposes modifications, if required. 4. Analyze drilling performance at intermediate depths and upon completion of the well. Works with Operations personnel to implement changes in procedures and equipment based on results of this analysis. 5. Review retrieved managed electronic data and ensures errors found in the daily operations reports and final well report are corrected when discovered. 6. Work with Operations to prepare standard mooring practices and procedures including, but not limited to, the following: - Mooring - Riser care and handling - Emergencies - Safety - Heavy weather - Subsea equipment 7. Provides well site drilling or completions surveillance and engineering assessments and counsels Operations Superintendent on critical activities and problems, such as equipment failures, drilling fluid and hole problems, abnormal pressure detection, well testing, and well control. Provides well site surveillance and technical assistance on development projects, equipment testing, new procedures, abnormal pressure, etc. 8. Primarily responsible for: - Preparation of cost estimates for selection of optimum alternatives. - Material and equipment selection and evaluation. - Government regulatory requirements, approvals and permits. - Technical bid preparations and analysis. 9. Keeps abreast of the best available technology. 10. Maintains proficiency in well control technology and training. 11. Provides surveillance of well costs and stewardship reconciliation exercises. Basic Relationships 1. Reports directly to a Supervising Engineer or Engineering Manager. 2. Works closely with the Operations Superintendent and other operations personnel to implement the best available technology in drilling and completions operations. 3. Work closely with Affiliates as required.
Id ZR_872_JOB