Company: Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Skills: Directional Driller
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

People are a key part of our success and how we do business; hence, we invest in our 64,000+ employees in over 120 countries. Fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce is not just the right thing to do, but critical to achieving a competitive advantage.

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Role Summary:

Directional Driller

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and operate directional drilling equipment at the field site.
  • Provide advice for well planning.
  • Provide advice for bit selection and BHA composition.
  • Liaise with customer representative to ensure smooth operation and understanding of requirements.
  • Pre / Post job briefing and reporting as required.
  • Monitor effective use of down hole and surface equipment to fully optimize the use of all equipment, in response to hole conditions and in accordance with well proposal to enhance overall job efficiency.


  • A Degree in Engineering is preferred but not essential.
  • Previous directional drilling experience preferred but not essential
  • Experience on the use of rotary steerable assembly is preferred.
  • Experience with and knowledge of Directional and/or other Wellbore Positioning software is desirable.
  • Experience with and knowledge of Advantage Engineering and/or other Directional Drilling software is desirable.
  • Experience of AutoTrak or other Rotary Steerable Systems is preferred.
  • Deep water directional drilling experience would be beneficial.
  • Convenient access to a domestic airport or rail link is essential for travel.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Willing to take on responsibility and be accountable for their action.
  • Good team player.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and speaking in English.
    Excellent computer skills.
  • On-going role in Health, Safety & Environment compliance.
  • Willing to work as a classified worker and assist in handling radioactive sources.
  • An RPS. (Radiation Protection Supervisor) or previous MWD experience with BHGE is beneficial to work as a Directional Driller.
  • Ability to speak German, Dutch or Italian in addition to English is desirable


  • Continental Europe- Germany, Netherland, Italy, also potential to work in North Sea, as and when required

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization

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