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ESP Completion Engineer

Job Title: ESP Completion Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Duhok, Iraq
REF: 602
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

An International Oil and Gas Operator is currently looking to hire an ESP Completion Engineer in Duhok. The ideal candidate must have 10 year+ experience with hands-on installation of ESP pumps on the rig.


  • Support and advice on all aspects of ESPs to ensure delivery of safe and environmentally sound ESP engineering solutions on time and within budget.
  • Respond to any troubleshooting job requested by SR & NR monitoring team s if they fail to restart the well normally during day or night time.
  • Lead ESP commissioning (along with the ESP monitoring team, ESP vendor and the Wells ESP team), ensure the pump is running at recommended parameters and the VSD is set properly.
  • ESP well optimization requested by the Subsurface ESP team.
  • Coordination of surface equipment preparation & repair / replacement.
  • Support handover of ESPs from wells team to projects and operations. Ensure effective handover procedures in place
  • Ensure Lessons Learnt are reviewed and actioned
  • Arrange and witness DIFAs for all pulled equipment. 
  • Ensure equipment orders in place to support ESP installation schedule
  • Monitor and coach staff & contractors in an international safety culture and expectations.
  • Work with subsurface team to ensure delivery of ESP installation candidates to meet production targets.
  • Assurance of the technical integrity of the operations and compliance with in-country law, corporate policy, international standards and guidelines.
  • Audits of ESP suppliers – Iraq and internationally
  • Support ESP supplier performance management reviews


  • Significant experience with operating ESP pumps
  • English Speaking
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Ability in computer use and MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Be Able to demonstrate knowledge of the oil industry
  • Strong team player ad ability in a similar leadership sole