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  • Current Vacancy at WTS Energy (Oil & Gas)

  • Posted on: 5 September, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world.

    Our clients are based globally and offer a wide range of vacancies in oil, gas and energy. WTS Energy places suitable engineers and consultants in any phase of Oil and Gas projects and in all skills relating to: Geoscience, Drilling Management and Well Services, Facilities, (FEED) Engineering, Construction, Pipeline, Subsea, Commissioning and Start Up and Operations and Maintenance. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

    Principal Drilling Engineer (Semi Submersible)


    Job description
    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.

    Operations involve the following special challenges:

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


    •     Minimum of 15 years relevant experience, of which at least 5 in a similar position.
    •     Extensive experience involving semi’s, knowledge of onshore and jack-up operations would be beneficial.
    •     Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.
    •     Technical / engineering qualification required.
    •     IWCF sub sea well control at supervisory level or equivalent.
    •     Exemplary HSE leadership.
    •     Strong drive for continuous performance improvement.
    •     Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of leading effectively in a multi-cultural society.
    •     Team leadership capabilities
    •     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 drilling 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.

    Terms & Conditions

    •     Competitive day rate
    •     Annual renewable contract

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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