WTS Energy Recruitment – Well site Drilling Engineer

Well site Drilling Engineer

WTS Energy Recruitment – Well site Drilling Engineer

WTS Energy invites applications from suitable and qualified candidates for the position of Well site Drilling Engineer in the company.

Job Description

Region: Africa
Country: Nigeria
City: Other
Type of Employment: Contract
Job Number: 25921
Expiration Date: Unspecified

Responsibilities of the Well site Drilling Engineer at WTS Energy

  • The engineer will be performing engineering calculations and software simulation, as well as hydraulics, cementing, BHA, torque and drag, daily pre-kick and well control sheet, surge, and swab, LOT/FIT, etc.
  • Lending assistance to the Drilling Supervisors (DSVs) to execute the approved drilling and completion programs on the rig.
  • Will assist shore base logistics and vessel operations to appropriately load and offload required equipment and materials.
  • The position holder supervises all the contractors, which include the rig, vessels, catering, etc.
  • Crew change management.
  • The individual will be responsible for maintaining the list to track daily cost estimates, service company rental equipment and consumable.
  • The person will be reviewing service company field tickets and advise DSVs of any Inconsistency.
  • The engineer prepares daily drilling reports (DDR) and distribution after DSV’s review and approval.
  • Following up and quality checking of service companies’ daily reports such as directional drilling, mud engineering, mud logging, etc.
  • Supporting the DSVs in preparation, checking and execution of all critical operations such as cementing, casing and completions running, etc.
  • Assisting in preparation of End of Well and Project reports.
  • He/She monitors the operations performance and cost (plan versus actual) analyzing NPT (non-productive time), time-depth curve, project AFE variance analysis, and KPIs.
  • Following up operations in order to ensure appropriate mobilization and demobilization of personnel, equipment, and services to optimize cost.
  • Will be responsible for ensuring that the Company’s HSE policies are strictly stuck to and followed.
  • Carrying out all duties outlined by DSVs in assisting the on-going operations

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree certification in Petroleum engineering.
  • Bachelor’s degree certification in other Engineering Disciplines such as Mechanical engineering, Chemical engineering, etc. may be considered.
  • Candidates must have at least 5 Years Experience in the oil and gas industry with a minimum of 2 years as a Wellsite Drilling Engineer with relevant experience.
  • Applicant must have experience with Drilling and Workover rigs for all types of well construction activities.
  • Should have recent offshore experience (Jack-Up and /or deep-water rig is preferred).
  • A candidate who has experience with international oil companies has an added advantage.
  • Must possess Offshore survival and HUET (BOSIET) certification.
  • Should be experienced in using leading well engineering software as it’s important.
  • Well, control certification is required.


Application Procedures

– Go to http://www.wtsenergy.com/apply-now/?id=2682

– Fill the online application form and submit.

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