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Lead Drilling Engineer

Job Title: Lead Drilling Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1657
Contact Name: Hardi Ismail
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Lead Drilling Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 5-7 years of drilling experience. English and Kurdish fluency is a must.


  • Will be accountable for drilling engineering and contracting activity to support the planning and execution of full field development drilling operations
  • Liaise with the drilling team, subsurface engineers and service company engineers to ensure delivery of high quality well planning activities

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 5-7 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.