Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Drilling Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Depends on Experience
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Job Description:
Client is currently seeking an experienced Drilling Engineer. The successful candidate will design, plan and execute the safe, efficient and cost effective drilling operation for wells. Also responsible for working closely with a multidisciplinary team of professionals to arrive at the most feasible and cost effective well designs.


* Conduct operations in accordance with company policy, operating agreements, and all applicable governmental regulations.

* Promote safety and environmental expectations with employees and contractors

* Provide fit for purpose well design (casing, directional, cement, and mud programs) and drive continuous improvement through innovation to deliver results that align with business unit goals

* Take a "One Team" approach and collaborate with other disciplines within the Asset Team to develop well plans that ensure drilling activities support broader team goals

* Maintain detailed drilling procedures in conjunction with field personnel to enhance performance; lead spud meetings with onsite supervisors and contractors to create a common view of success

* Daily engineering support of ongoing operations through communication with onsite supervisor and superintendent

* Identify positive and negative variances to the drilling plan and engage internal and external technical support to resolve operational challenges, document best practices and implement across the rig fleet

* Generate cost estimates and track variances for assigned operations

* Challenge the status quo and embrace a dynamic team environment; be adaptable to change

* Give and receive feedback, take accountability for deadlines and quality deliverables

* Establish and ensure meaningful working relationships with contractors and regulatory personnel

* Assist in regulatory permitting process while keeping informed of applicable governmental regulations and ensure compliance within area of responsibility

* Communicate technical issues and can act as a company representative at industry technical forums and in dealings with business partners

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering.

* Minimum of 5 years of drilling engineering experience of operations in various environments

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.