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  • Principal Drilling Engineer at JAM Recruitment

  • Posted on: 6 October, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • We're JAM Recruitment and we're the Engineering & Manufacturing, IT and Professional & Support Services specialists.

    Established in 2000, JAM is a fast growing and innovative recruitment consultancy with c100 employees across our Manchester and London offices.

    Our specialist knowledge and cutting edge technology helps us to provide our clients with high calibre candidates. We have become the recruitment partner of choice through developing a network of 3.8 million candidates and placing over 10,000 professionals into our core specialisms within IT, Engineering & Manufacturing and Professional & Support Services.

    Principal Drilling Engineer


    We are current representing a leading operator who is seeking a Principal Drilling Engineer to join their team in Nigeria.

    The Principal Drilling Engineer on a 12 months renewable contract who will lead a team of drilling/completion and well test engineers in planning and supporting the safe and efficient delivery of development, exploration and appraisal wells in water-depths up to 700ft, offshore Nigeria, and will be operationally responsible for:

    >High pressure / narrow margin drilling techniques,
    >High angle / extended reach drilling,
    >Subsea completions and well testing,
    >Third party staff, service and equipment quality,
    >Complex supply chain and logistics.
    >Interaction with other (G&G) departments

    >Minimum of 15 years relevant experience, of which at least 5 in a similar position.
    >Extensive experience working on Semi-Submersibles, knowledge of onshore and jack-up
    operations would be beneficial.
    >Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.

    >Technical / engineering qualification required.
    >IWCF subsea well control at supervisory level or equivalent.

    Other Requirements:
    >Exemplary HSE leadership with a drive for continuous performance improvement.
    >Completion and testing experience
    >Competency with drilling engineering software
    >Project management skills
    >Good organisation and project management skills, ensuring efficient application of
    the company's well delivery and commercial processes.
    >Contracts and contractor management.

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

    Method of Application

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    Please apply directly or contact Stuart Potter on +44 161 905 5143 to discuss in more detail.
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