Senior Well Engineer

Job Title Vacancy ID
Senior Well Engineer TR2022060
Salary/Rate Job Type
Consultant Department
Lauren Macintosh Industrial

Job Description

Senior Well Engineer

Our client based in Aberdeen are looking for a senior well engineer to join their team on a contract basis.

The Senior Well Engineer is responsible for well engineering on a project and requires both detailed and broad well engineering and operations knowledge including the ability to design wells for a wide range of well types and different rig operations. The Senior Well Engineer is expected to supervise and mentor more junior Well Engineers on a project and requires management skills in addition to technical competency.

Reviews and approves the Well Proposal and Basis of Design and follows the execution of programs technically.
Reviews and approves Well Programs and End-of-Well reports.
Reviews and approves well operations procedures e.g. Casing running and cementing.
Participates in selection and evaluation of service companies, suppliers and equipment.
Ensures proper communication with relevant parties (client, segments, third parties, etc.).
Participates in cost control of programs vs AFE by analyzing solutions.
Assures Technical Integrity of Well Operations programs.
Participate in well performance reviews to ensure focus on increased ft/day and reduced flat time.
Reviews and approves project well control briefing.
Reviews new technology for possible application to project.
Take active role in Drilling TIC projects as assigned.
Uses InTouch for best practices, lessons learned and technical alerts.
Ensures best practices and lessons learned are transferred between all rigs on a project.
Verify invoices for service companies.
Deputize for Project Manager as required.
Participates in HARC’s.
Ensures compliance to IDS Standards and Procedures.
Reviews requests for exemptions to IDS Standards in QUEST.
Reviews SQ RIR’s resulting from well operations in QUEST.
Participates in and leads SQ investigations.
Reviews and approves Management of Change to well programs.
Forecasts and plans medium and long term needs to meet program
Anticipates operational changes and needs and revises plan accordingly.
Participates in Daily Morning Meetings.
Evaluates results vs goals and performance of service companies.
Monitors daily Time/Depth progress and take active part in daily performance calls.
Monitors daily cost/depth progress vs AFE.
Reviews performance trends including NPT across all rigs
Initiates engineering corrective action to ensure a process of continuous improvement.
Initiates engineering studies to solve recurring problems (wellbore stability, lostcirculation, washouts, etc.)

Desired Qualities/Qualifications

Experience & Exposures:
• Field

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