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Senior Workover and Testing Engineer

Job Title: Senior Workover and Testing Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1053
Contact Name: Hal Miran
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Workover and Testing Engineer is required for international oil & gas operator with minimum 10 years’ of completion and testing experience to be based in Erbil.



Designs, supervises and implements completion operations to help maximize the production.


Completion & Testing

  • Determines primary and remedial cementing procedures along with the design of horizontal and multilateral wells.
  • Supports operations by handling completions and well testing operations and analysing data.
  • Provides input into the specification of completion, well testing and well intervention related equipment and services in accordance with company procedures.
  • Provides technical leadership in the design of cost-effective well testing programs, data quality assurance systems, enhanced well testing interpretation models, innovative reservoir characterization/well testing studies, and comprehensive data archiving programs.

Safety, Quality & Environment

  • Ensures compliance to all relevant safety, quality and environmental management procedures and controls within the feasibility analysis function to guarantee employee safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality products/services and a responsible environmental attitude.


  • Ensures the effective achievement of Reservoir Development functional objectives through the leadership of the Reservoir Development team – setting individual goals, managing performance, developing and motivating staff, provision of formal and informal feedback and appraisal – to maximize subordinate and departmental performance.

Reporting and Communication

  • Reports to the Supervisor/Superintendent on reservoir development issues.
  • Maintains and exhibits excellent working relationships with all company staff.

Continuous Development of Position

  • Leads a culture of continuous improvement and promotes modern technologies that would increase productivity and reduce cost.
  • Conducts technical research to be utilised for field development, exploration and drilling plans.
  • Recommends subsequent actions to top management.

Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Certifications Required

  • Bachelor degree in Geology or related subject preferably with a higher degree (i.e. Master or PhD)

Minimum Professional Experience Required

  • 15 years of related experience, minimum 10 years of completion and testing experience


  • Prepare required programs and follow up the testing operations. Provide support to rig personnel when required on technical matters.