Well Engineer | Schlumberger

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Well Engineer

Georgetown - Guyana


Georgetown, Guyana

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Job Summary:

The Well Engineer is responsible for ensuring well engineering and operations support for one or more rigs or well sites. They are tasked with developing and delivering optimized technical well designs for areas of responsibility, including preparation of Well Proposals, Basis of Designs, Well Programs(i.e., Drilling, Completion, Workover), project budgets, and End of Well Reports. They perform Assistant Well Site Leader duties according to the Well Engineer Training Program development requirements. They also provide risk management project support and apply lessons learned to improve the well program and provide real-time support to the project operations as required. The position is expected to identify opportunities for continuous improvement of service delivery, well program, well operations, and formally communicate findings.



Reports to the Integration Project Manager.



Candidate’s duties may include the following:

  • Provide technical and operational support throughout the project execution process.
  • Prepare well schedule, budget estimates, and project well control briefing.
  • Support multiple PL operations in a collaborative optimized program design.
  • Assist in incident response, recovery, and incident investigation.
  • Understand, communicate, and implement new technologies for the project.
  • Analyze job execution versus design and formally capture design improvements and optimization opportunities.
  • Participate in selection and evaluation of service companies, suppliers, and equipment.
  • Ensure proper communication with relevant parties (i.e., Customer, PLs, third-parties, etc.)
  • Participate in HARCs and other risk assessment methodology.
  • Forecast and plan medium- and long-term needs to meet program requirements
  • Anticipate operational changes and needs and revise the plan accordingly.
  • Manage and monitor daily operational progress (i.e., scope, time, cost and quality) versus plan and provide recommendations for improvements utilizing new technology options where appropriate.
  • Evaluate results versus objectives, focusing on service companies and key contractors performance.
  • Perform engineering studies to solve recurring well problems and initiate engineering corrective actions for continuous improvement.
  • Attend critical operations at the wellsite as necessary.


Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering related discipline
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • At least 10 years of service as an Engineer in Oil and Gas Deep water environment
  • Basic computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions in a fast-paced and high-stress environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven problem-solving abilities, proactive, fast learner, good organizational and time management skills, positive attitude

How to Apply

Please submit your application via  https://careers.slb.com/  Go to: Job Listing > Country-Guyana > Well Engineer > Apply Now.


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