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Senior Drilling Engineer

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Updated: Nov 30 2012
Desired Expertise: Drilling Engineering, Workover or Completion, HTHP design, Fracking, fracing, horizontal well design,
Experience: 10+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: 140K to 175k, DOE. 4 weeks vacation, 9/80 works schedule, 401k matching, Health, Med, Dental, Vision
Location: Houston, TX, US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

We are seeking a Sr Drilling Engineer with at least 10 years experience drilling and completions, HTHP well design, Horizontal Well Design, Frac Completion Design.location is Bakersfield, CA Position Key Deliverables:

  • Develop well and completion designs, (HTHP, horizontal, and unconventional resource play experience preferred).
  • Prepare cost and risk estimates for capital drilling projects.
  • Provide engineering support for daily operations.
  • Participate in and lead Drilling Process Team meetings.
  • Extract and analyze Drilling Information for well look-backs.
  • Thorough knowledge of Drilling Operations.
  • Design and implement cost reduction initiatives with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Utilize new applications of technology to improve efficiency and achieve operational and evaluation goals.
  • Lead internal well reviews and risk assessments for assigned wells.
  • Assist Purchasing with timely procurement of material, equipment and personnel.
  • Manage and update Drilling SOP's and process standards.
      Position Roles and Responsibilities:
      • Design Exploration wells and provide Engineering support for operations.
      • Provide cost estimations for capital AFE projects.
      • Analyze cost performance and lead continuous improvement efforts.
      • Make recommendations to minimize cost.
      • Lead cost reconciliation of drilling projects.
      • Provide casing forecasts and material requirements to suppliers and internal support groups.
      • Maintain proficiency in drilling technology and services.
      • Mentor team members.
      Critical Skills/ Knowledge Required:
      • Bachelors degree in Engineering (ChE, ME, PetE preferred)
      • 10 -15 years experience in drilling/completions operations
      • HTHP well design experience. Exploration experience preferred.
      • Horizontal well design and Frac completion design experience preferred.
      • Works well independently and also in a team environment
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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