Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Drilling Engineering
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Quito, Ecuador


Well Engineer Drilling

Would you like to provide integrated solutions that maximize the value for our customers?

Do you enjoy being part of a team that keeps our energy business moving?

Join our IWS team!

The Integrated Well Services business offers scalable solutions that maximize the value of an operator's assets through project management, well engineering, field supervision, risk management and contractor management.

Focused on service delivery and operational excellence with safe and cost-effective outcomes, IWS leverages technology solutions, digital platforms and Baker Hughes' global footprint.

Partner with the best

The IWS Well Engineer - Drilling will provide technical input to the well construction, completions, well intervention and abandonment phases, from the concept and tendering stage through project commencement, execution and project close out. The WE ensures the well design and well program is prepared and detailed procedures are provided to the execution team; the WE is a key contributor during project execution providing follow up, technical input, and operational support.

As a Well Engineer Drilling, you will be responsible for:
  • Preparing of well design, well plan and operational procedures for construction, completion, intervention and/or abandonment of wells in area of responsibility.
  • Define technical services and third-party requirements. Prepare operational time and well cost estimates.
  • Collaborating with internal and external parties, prepare risk register and contingency plans. Prepare, participate and lead peer reviews, peer assists, and other quality assurance activities related to the project.
  • Providing engineering recommendations and advice to the project team. Evaluate and implement best practices and technological advancements to IWS operations.
  • Monitor technical and operations KPIs and benchmark against offset well data and pre-defined well objectives.
  • Prepare all technical reports related to the project including End of Well Report, after action reviews, lessons learned summary.
  • Ensuring that pre-defined technical and operations KPIs are monitored and benchmarked against offset well data and pre-defined well objectives.
  • Ensuring all engineering activities are in line with HSE policies and procedures, and HSE culture by setting example through safe work practices.
  • Conducting business according to Baker Hughes Culture Pillars, Participate in tender bid preparation process for well engineering input. Deliver customer presentations & lead meetings (may include travel to other locations).


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Petroleum Engineering or Mechanical/Chemical Engineering with MS in Petroleum/Oil & Gas or Well Engineering.
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in well construction, drilling Operation and optimization. Competences should include engineering simulations, field operations, preparation of integrated drilling programs, well planning, casing design.
  • Well control and geomechanics knowledge.
  • Record of accomplishment of continuous improvement and optimization of designs and operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work well with colleagues across all businesses/cultures, achieve objectives through effective influencing, and establish credibility with senior leaders.
  • Excellent analytics and problem-solving, including ability to form hypotheses and move forward in the absence of complete information.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills, including ability to synthesize complex topics into clear and simple messages.
  • MS office suite, power BI or other analytical tools, well engineering and design software (for example: hydraulics, torque and drag, casing design)
  • Basic knowledge/exposure to specific applications: conventional rotary drilling, horizontal and/or re-entry wells, pad drilling.
  • Well Control awareness


About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.