JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title : Well Engineering and Construction Manager JOB SUMMARY A Well Engineering & Construction manager with capacity to influence at all levels by promoting a culture of collaboration and teamwork across multiple Product companies, functions, geographies, external parties, is needed.
As a Well Engineer, you will be responsible to lead all the well engineering activities the company. The individual would be required to travel to site occasionally to participate in and conduct customer presentations as well as act as a focal point for technical innovation and promotion of best practice in drilling.
Responsibilities To design Exploration, Appraisal and Development Wells in a cost-effective manner. Engage in preparation of well engineering design and operational plans for drilling of wells in area of responsibility including well planning, casing design, material and equipment selection, log evaluation, quality assurance and post-job evaluation.
Define rig selection criteria and requirements. Manage the Well Delivery Process (WDP) and the Project Maturation Process (PMP) and ensure compliance with the processes.
Ensure all engineering activities are in line with HSE policies and procedures Provide technical input to the well construction, completions, well intervention and abandonment phases.
Provide technical input to the commercial and procurement teams Prepare well design, well plan and operational procedures for construction, completion, intervention and / or abandonment of wells in area of responsibility.
Communicate effectively with well site / project stakeholders and make recommendations for flawless service delivery and operational excellence.
Develop subordinate personnel to meet present and future drilling objectives.of the company Engage in Cost / Risk analysis and AFE preparation for operations.
Produce well designs, plans and procedure to enhance the value of the assets. Must be able to Integrate sub-surface objectives into well designs and program Manage drilling management systems (reporting, benchmarking, lessons learned, competence assurance, well design, operations standards, technical manuals, homepage, well files etc.
Act as focal point for technical innovation and promotion of Best Practices Provide input where applicable, to major hazard management.
The prevention, detection, control, mitigation and response to major accidents. The creation of Engineering plans & SOPs Responsible for the Service Quality and Delivery of the Drilled & Completed wells on time, depth, and budget Serve as the Engineering Leader and the discipline SME.
Requirements BSc degree in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with over 15 years well engineering professional experience of leading and managing a well engineering team.
Have relevant extensive work experience in well construction, completions, intervention and / or optimization Have a competency in drill bits / mills, BHA design, engineering simulations, field operations, preparation of programs, or similar.
Have competency working in at least two relevant applications : conventional rotary drilling, horizontal and / or multilateral wells, pad drilling, unconventional, coiled tubing drilling, underbalance or managed pressure drilling.
Experience managing an IOC or NOC’s Drilling team in the Niger Delta Well Control certification is an added advantage Onshore and offshore experience with a track record of delivery in a drilling engineering leadership role.
In depth experience with drilling operations (including stuck pipe avoidance, total losses etc.,), workovers and interventions, both from an office and a rig site perspective.
Excellent leadership, strong interpersonal influencing, analytical, decision making and planning skills. . Skillset Required : Visio, Planning Skill, Compliance