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Junior Drilling Engineer

Job Title: Junior Drilling Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Duhok, Iraq
Industry:
REF: 1271
Contact Name: Susan Rafat
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Mselect is hiring Junior Drilling Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Duhok, minimum 2 years relevant experience with fluency in English and Kurdish. The position is field based and back to back rotation.

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE ROLE 

The Junior Drilling Engineer assists the Drilling engineer, Senior Drilling Engineer and the Drilling Supervisors with all aspects of Well Engineering and Drilling operations. The Junior Drilling Engineering role can be used as preparation for a role as Drilling Engineer 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as support to the drilling engineer/Senior drilling engineer in the office
  • Act as support to the Drilling Supervisor on location 

JOB DIMENSIONS

Operations

  • Prepare the daily drilling report requirement with the assistance of the night drilling supervisors.
  • Active role in casing running and cementing operation preparations. Carry out casing tally and cementing calculation. Closely monitor casing running and cementing operation.
  • Monitor drill bit connection and BHA testing and BHA make up operation.
  • Monitor BOP testing operation.
  • Report bit dull grading and condition of BHA.
  • Check IWCF well control sheet with rig contractor before drilling next hole.
  • Assist Drilling Supervisor with handling well control issues if occurred 

Management

  • Monitor plans, drilling program and work progress.
  • Ensure an adequate inventory of equipment and material is available at drilling site with quality check in coordination with logistic person.
  • Coordinate activities with third party service companies.
  • Report any deviation in work, equipment supply etc. 

Cost Control

  • Monitor daily operational cost control.

Documentation

  • Write the daily drilling report.
  • Capture lesson learned and document it with recommendation for next wells.
  • Write section by section technical summary for EOWR.
  • Collect daily report, EOWR’s and archive the documents from service companies.

Performance improvement

  • Monitor performance of rig contractor and service companies.
  • Provide suggestions to improve the overall performance of drilling operation.

HSE

  • Assist the Drilling Supervisor to implement the company HSSE management system.
  • Support the Drilling Supervisor in the event of an emergency response situation.
  • Observe all company Health, Safety, Security and Environmental instructions, act in a safe manner and avoid unnecessary risks to personnel
  • Immediately report any unsafe conditions or activities, dangerous occurrences or injuries in the workplace.
  • Monitor HSE close out items with rig contractor.
  • Present a safety topic at wellsite weekly safety meeting 

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING REQUIRED

Essential

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in a Technical Discipline

Preferred

  • Specific petroleum engineering qualifications
  • 2 years of Experience in oil and gas sector 

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

Essential

  • Willingness to learn
  • Thorough awareness of importance to safety.

Preferred

  • Previous drilling related work experience 
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ADDITIONAL SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Willing the work on rotation

INTERNAL INTERACTIONS

  • Drilling engineer and Senior drilling engineer when in office
  • Drilling Supervisor when in the field
  • HSSE Representative
  • Drilling Manager 

EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS

  • Drilling Contractor
  • Service Companies