Company: Nabors
Skills: Drilling Engineering, Project Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Company Overview

Nabors Industries owns and operates one of the world's largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a provider of offshore drilling rigs in the United States and multiple international markets. Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools, and innovative technologies for its own rig fleet and those of third parties. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors' highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.

 

Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct.

 

JOB SUMMARY

This role will work closely with users at different levels of the customer's organization to ensure the successful adoption of Nabors Drilling Solutions data applications. Under the guidance of the Product Manager or PL Director, the Senior Product Specialist will play a leading role in research and development efforts in support of the product line and work to understand and document customer feedback, increase customer retention and accelerate product adoption. The role is customer facing and will support the sale and after-sale processes on a technical level through training, technical and usage presentations, design specifications and fulfilling other technical needs.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work with Operations, Engineering and Development teams, providing product requirements, design feedback and assisting in the product development cycle as needed

• Assist product deployments to ensure customer specific needs are met and hardware and software is deployed successfully

• Evaluate existing digital well construction operations technologies against market demands

• Partner with Engineering, Development, and applicable teams to specify, source or build, and implement new solutions as needed

• Manage projects as needed, set goals and completions timelines

• Develop and deliver training and on-boarding documentation as needed, and audit existing training content and technical documentation for users and field personnel

• Develop, present, or respond to proposals for product enhancements, including requirements for customer-specific solutions or software customizations

• Work with sales team to understand customer requirements, promote the sale of company products, and provide sales support

• Assist in identifying applicable market opportunities

• Travel to customer locations (field and office based) to provide after sales training or to support the sales process

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

 

• Relevant Bachelors/Associate degree and 5 years applicable oil & gas industry experience in the well construction process and directional drilling, or 5 years of experience in development of drilling engineering or drilling execution support applications.

• In-depth knowledge of directional drilling or drilling engineering workflows, drilling data management & aggregation systems, instrumentation, and data visualization standards

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years oil & gas industry experience with instrumentation, data visualization systems, well construction, Mudlogging, M/LWD or directional drilling, or 7+years of experience in design and development of drilling engineering or drilling execution support applications.
  • Experience with product management of digital services and Agile product development methodologies.
  • Working knowledge of drilling engineering and drilling analytics software packages.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS

• Position may require occasional domestic and international travel

Today, Nabors owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the United States and numerous international markets. With operations in 28 countries, Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout many of the most significant oil and gas markets. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors’ highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.

As of April 16, 2018, Nabors’ assets include:

  • 407 land drilling rigs
  • 31 offshore platform rigs