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Deepwater - Senior Drilling Engineer (Expat Residential Position)

The Bridge
Posted:Oct 31 2013
Desired Expertise: Drilling Engineering, Drilling Superintendent,
Experience: 12+ years
Minimum Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Brazil, Brazil
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:
The Bridge Energy is currently recruiting for a Senior Drilling Engineer for one of our clients in Brazil. A lucrative expat residential package is on offer and our client is able to hire immediately or equally wait for the right candidate. They are committed to a long term campaign in Brazil and this role offers career longevity in an attractive country.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 12 years experience, with 5-7 years' experience in deepwater operations. Knowledge of offshore deepwater drilling, pore pressure/fracture gradient prediction, drilling mechanics, directional drilling, drilling fluids, cementing, well control, formation evaluation is required. A relevant degree or Masters in Petroleum/Drilling Engineering is highly desirable. The candidate should have a proven track record in adapting and using appropriate technologies. He/she should also have proven ability as a strong team player and team builder, and the willingness to assist the offshore teams at the well-site if required.

• Supervise and participate in the well design planning programming and reporting of drilling operations in global deepwater environments ensuring the technical and safety integrity of wells.
• Supervision of procedures and processes to ensure all the appropriate options are considered developing and promoting techniques and strategies that optimise asset value.
• Responsible for the technical engineering design and planning of the Brazillian deepwater operations.
• Preparation and review of detailed drilling programmes and statutory permits for submission to the Drilling Manager.
• Liaise with government and other agencies to ensure compliance.
• Analysis of drilling materials requirements to meet programme demands.
• Manage preparation of cost estimates and AFEs for future wells and reconcile actual costs with approved AFEs.
• Co-ordination of service requirements for daily activities.
• Mentoring and supervision of Drilling Engineers.
• Ensure that long lead material and equipment are identified and specified for procurement on time.
• Optimise performance by special studies when appropriate and ensure the proper application of new technology for client applications.
• Facilitate effective interfaces between services provided to drilling operations.
• Liaison and communication with the Subsurface Team and other disciplines.
• Contribute to the optimisation of company asset performance.

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