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Job Vacancy At Optimus Search Limited

Date Posted: 17/Jul/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Job description

Job title. Senior 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.

Education: • 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.


Remuneration: • 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.


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