Well Services Senior Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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MSELECT is looking to hire a Well Services Senior Engineer for an international oil & gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the oil & gas industry. English and Arabic fluency is a must.

Role Synopsis

The position is responsible for the implementation of good oil field practices into Well Service activities. This WS Senior Engineer delegates activities associated with rigless engineering program preparation & review, assessing engineering solutions to complex technical requirements.

The position is responsible for helping to implement engineering standardization, quality, well integrity, and bench marking through after-action reviews, lessons learned and continual review/improvements. The position is required to interact with other departments including, operations, HSE, workover / drilling departments and the sub-surface team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead by example with a strong commitment to HSSE.
  • Design programmes for all aspects of well services activities, including wireline, slickline, well head maintenance, coiled tubing, nitrogen, stimulation and well integrity repairs.
  • Ensure all pre-job technical calculations are performed, including fractures pressures, over balance, under balance, correct specification of equipment and services and kill fluid requirements, etc.
  • Organize and participate pre-job and well reviews meetings with service providers and relevant teams / departments.
  • Effectively apply and promote the organisation safety standards.
  • Prepare post-job reports and other technical reports as required.
  • Prepare and conduct post-job reviews and AAR with service companies and other relevant parties and prepare other technical reports as required.
  • Assist with the preparation of equipment, materials and personnel required for upcoming jobs (2-week minimum look-ahead) to ensure there will be no delays to job start up, or execution.
  • Offer recommendations for operational improvements plus any optimization opportunities.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of office well files.
  • Participate in performance reviews.
  • Participate to incident investigations and HSSE initiatives as required
  • Act as WSE team lead in his absence.

Criteria & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Well Control (IADC/IWCF) certificate (In date)
  • Experience with land rig and rigless operations, including, but not limited to:  completion, well intervention operations and planning, including use/application of coil, N2, Acid, e-line (logging and tools), slickline and well testing.
  • Good communication skills in Arabic and English
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of the oil industry
  • Strong team player
  • Aptitude to innovate and be open to new ideas.
  • Flexible approach to work

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