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  • Posted: Jul 16, 2014
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Optimus Search is a recruitment company that supplies high class talent to companies in Europe. With 10 years of expertise working with some of the biggest names in the industry we know what makes a recruitment company successful - "understanding of our clients’ needs”. We have broken our business down in to three separate divisions in order t...
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    Completions Engineer

    Location. Nigeria (rotation)

    I am working closely alongside an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a strategic focus on Africa, the Middle East and the North Sea. They currently have a requirement for the position of Senior Completion Engineer for a Semi Submersible project.

    I have submitted some details below for your review and consideration.

    Description of the Work:

    • Working in a team of drilling/completion and well test engineers to plan and support the safe and efficient delivery of development, exploration and appraisal wells in water-depths up to 700ft, offshore Nigeria.
    • Operations involve the following special challenges:

    o Subsea completions and well testing,
    o Complex smart completions,
    o Late changes to completion designs that are dependent on well results,
    o Completions planning, design and development of the installation programme,
    o High angle / extended reach wells,
    o Third party staff, service and equipment quality,
    o Complex supply chain and logistics,
    o Interaction with other (G&G) departments,
    o Onsite supervision of completions installation (when required),

    • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience, of which at least 3 in a similar position.
    • Good experience with semi’s, knowledge of onshore and jack-up operations would be beneficial.
    • Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.

    • Technical / engineering qualification required.

    Other Requirements:
    • Thorough understanding of HSE, its application in completion operations and ensuring standards are met. Capable of leading by example.
    • Strong drive for continuous performance improvement.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills, capable of working effectively in a multi-cultural society.
    • Good Team member.
    • Completion and testing experience.
    • Able to work under sustained high workload, meet tight deadlines yet still deliver quality work.
    • Competency with drilling engineering software.
    • Proficiency with spreadsheets, word processors and presentation software.
    • Project management skills.
    • Excellent knowledge of completion engineering and international industry standards, ideally acquired while working for a large international operator.
    • Good organisation and project management skills, ensuring efficient application of the company’s well delivery and commercial processes.
    • Contracts and contractor management.
    • Valid well control certificate preferred.

    • Competitive day rate, paid overseas by first week of following month, net of Nigerian Income Tax. Travel days paid.

    Contract Duration:
    • 12 months, renewable based on performance.

    Project Duration:
    • 1 year. Upon completion, reassignment to other projects is a possibility.

    Apply today and don't miss out on this great opportunity.

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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