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Drilling Engineer

Job Title: Drilling Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1658
Contact Name: Hardi Ismail
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Drilling Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidates must have minimum 3-5 years of drilling engineering experience. English and Kurdish fluency is a must.



  • Casing Designs, Basis of Well Design Preparation
  • Drilling Programs Preparation
  • Operation plans preparation
  • Assisting to Senior Drilling Engineer / Senior Drilling Manager
  • Scope of Work for Long Lead Items, Drilling related services preparation and technical evaluation
  • Collaborate with Procurement department
  • Providing support to Cost control engineer for AFE/budget preparation and cost tracking if required
  • Working on a rig side with Supervisor during well construction operations
  • Follow Company HSE practices and recommendations
  • Prepare for and participate in DWOP and CWOP


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant drilling engineering experience
  • High professional education degree is required
  • Ability to think strategically, analyze large amount of data and information objectively, and make quick decisions
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills
  • Strong understanding of international engineering principles
  • English and Kurdish fluency is a must
  • Advanced user of MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook, Visio


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.