Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Directional Driller
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: £16000 per annum
Location: Doha, Doha, Qatar
Status: Active

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.

Lead the planning activities for the upcoming drilling programs.  Candidate will perform conceptual engineering, planning and project interface with key stakeholders to ensure drilling execution readiness.


Minimum of B.S. Degree in Engineering from an accredited and recognized university.
Greater than 10 years drilling and drilling planning experience.
Thorough knowledge of drilling operations and equipment.  Candidate shall be abreast of latest technology and practices in surface and down hole equipment. 
Fundamental knowledge and experience in geophysical and geotechnical survey assessment for rig placement and rig structural engineering.

Demonstrated Competency in:
  • Well Control and Well Control Equipment
  • Directional Drilling Operations including Anti-Collision Planning
  • Liner Hanger Design and Installation Operations
  • Water based Drilling Fluid Technology
  • Wellhead and Downhole Equipment
  • Cementing Operations
  • Land Rig and Jack-Up Rig and Barge Operations
  • H2S Operations
Commitment to safe, environmentally sound well construction. Experience with hydrogen sulfide well designs and safety practices. 
Strong verbal and written skills in English.
Able to communicate/liaise with multi-national crews.
Able to use common PC software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project) as well as functional specific software (Well View, Landmark - Compass, WellCat, SAP, etc.)
Advanced skills in utilizing "CAD - Computer Aided Design" software

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment 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.