Company: Schlumberger
Skills: Directional Driller
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Cota, Cundinamarca, Colombia

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.

The Directional Driller cross-trained (DDX) is responsible for running directional drilling services and tools at the rig site, surface system, handling bottom hole assembly equipment, job cycle including preparation, execution and post job activities. Run daily reports, keep constant communication and teamwork with field crew and office personnel.

He/She reports to the Product and Service Delivery Manager for Directional Drilling services.

Successful Position holders are excellent communicators, enjoy solving problems, and work well in teams.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for preparing and running downhole tools such as motors, rotary steerable systems, measuring and logging while drilling tools
  • Steer the well as per drilling plan.
  • Government radiation license (preferable, not mandatory).
  • Monitor downhole tools performance.
  • Interface with client and rig crew at the rig site and office team.
  • Build an effective communication.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum 3 years' experience as MLWD engineer and 3 years Directional Driller.
  • 2 or 3 years' associate degree from technical college, or bachelor's degree in engineering or applied science.
  • Knowledge of BHA, downhole tools, surface system and specific systems.
  • Experience in some of the following fields: Llanos (Akacias, Castilla, Chichimene), Rubiales, Putumayo and Arauca.
  • Candidates must be fluent in Spanish and English medium level the least.
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside Colombia, without sponsorship.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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