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Deepwater Completions Engineer At Orion Group

Date Posted: 15/Sep/2013
Deadline: 30/Sep/2013
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

890120 - Deepwater Completions Engineer

Our client is an international Oil & Gas company providing energy worldwide. Operating facilities and marketing products in the majority of the world's countries, they also carry out exploration for oil and natural gas in six continents.

They are currently recruiting for the position of Deepwater Completions Engineer, based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Job Description

  • Prepare detailed engineering designs and coordinate all phases of planning and completing a well
  • Ensure the geological and reservoir objectives of the well are met while assuring the highest standards of engineering integrity, safety, and environmental protection are applied to the design and execution of the well
  • Prepare designs and well plans representing the optimal costs and investments for the wells
  • Responsible for the development, review, and approval process associated with a comprehensive deepwater subsea completions program
  • Preparation of cost estimates for selection of optimal alternatives
  • Material and equipment selection and evaluation
  • Government regulatory requirements, approvals and permits
  • Technical bid preparations and analysis
  • Deepwater completions well planning (including sand control design)
  • Deepwater well test planning
  • Work closely with other groups to assure the program is based on all available geological and reservoir information and drilling information from other wells in the area
  • Surveillance of daily operations to ensure the program is conducted to apply best technology and proposed modifications if applicable
  • Analyze performance as required
  • Assist to implement changes in the procedures and equipment based on results of analysis
  • Provide onsite completion surveillance and engineering assessments and present recommendations to Operations Superintendent on critical activities and problems (as required during execution phase)
  • Provide onsite surveillance and technical assistance on special projects, equipment testing and new procedures

Skills & Experience

  • Vast minimum well construction experience
  • Extensive experience is required in international offshore developments with previous experience in deepwater completion operations (1000m)
  • Highly developed communication skills and proficient in typical Microsoft computer based applications
  • Minimum BSc degree in engineering or related technical field. Advanced degree in engineering or related technical field preferred
  • Proficient in the operating and construction characteristics of all components utilized in the completion system and be knowledgeable about alternative systems and procedures which might be implemented to improve operational efficiency
  • Prior employment with major deepwater Operator or Drilling Contractor
  • Read, write and speak fluent English

This is a contract position.

The rate for this position is negotiable.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 890120.

Orion Group currently supplies over 3,500 personnel in roles including Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power & Utilities, Construction, Mining, Rail, Aerospace, IT & Telecoms, Office and Commercial. With 29 offices worldwide, Orion Group operate in the UK and internationally and in January 2009, were named the UK's number one for engineering recruitment.


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