Senior Completion and Well Intervention (CWI) Engineer | Schlumberger

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Senior Completion and Well Intervention (CWI) Engineer

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

The Senior Completion & Well Intervention Engineer specializes in Completions and/or Workovers. The Senior Completion & Well Intervention Engineer is responsible for well engineering and operations support for one or more completion, workover rigs or rigless completion operation including preparing Completion and Workover Programs and procedures and AFE's. This person supervises and mentors Field Engineer Trainees and junior engineers, and attends critical operations at the wellsite as necessary, as a technical advisor.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Subsurface and Production to ensure completion and workover plans meet requirements and objectives.
  • Reviews Completion Basis of Design and performs detailed design checks.
  • Review all completion hardware components for compatibility with clearances, setting pressure/turns/weight, and couplings.
  • Review regulatory requirements to determine downhole and surface safety equipment requirements and confirm compliance of final equipment configuration.
  • Review current well status and well integrity.
  • Prepare final well status post completion / workover.
  • Prepare completion / workover operations flowchart and contingencies.
  • Confirm final hardware design and compatibility (stimulation, treating, production) with TDAS.
  • Write program for making up sub-assemblies, drifting, gauging and pressure testing prior to them being RIH.
  • Determine required fluid density and composition for formation compatibility to minimize formation damage and manage fluid losses.
  • Review and determine compatibility of all slickline and wireline operations required.
  • Review fishing tool requirements and alternatives (workover).
  • Write program for setting cement plugs e.g. squeezing perforations, and any remedial cementing (workover).
  • Review and insure compliance with high pressure treating standards.
  • Ensure compliance with IPM Standards for Simultaneous Activities.
  • Ensure IPM Barrier Standards is complied with when removing the BOP and installing the Christmas Tree.
  • Prepares Completion / Workover Programs and follows the execution of programs technically.
  • Prepares Completion / Workover procedures.
  • Prepares Completion / Workover time estimates and AFE's.
  • Review the program with all parties involved (drilling contractor, completion, wellhead, slickline, etc.).
  • Participates in selection and evaluation of service companies, suppliers and equipment.
  • Ensures proper communication with relevant parties (client, Product Lines, third parties, etc.).
  • Participates in cost control of programs Vs AFE by analyzing solutions.
  • Reviews new technology for possible application to project.
  • Uses InTouch for best practices, lessons learned and technical alerts.
  • Participates in HARC preparation.
  • Prepares requests for exemptions to IPM Standards in QUEST.
  • Enters SQ RIR's resulting from Completion / Workover operations in QUEST.
  • Prepares Management of Change to Completion / Workover programs.
  • Forecasts and plans medium and long term needs to meet program requirements.
  • Anticipates operational changes and needs and revises plan accordingly.
  • Participates in Daily Operations Meetings.
  • QA/QC of data in Daily Report.
  • Monitors daily progress against plan.
  • Monitors actual costs Vs AFE.
  • Record and monitor operational NPT trends.
  • Evaluates results Vs goals and performance of service companies.
  • Initiates engineering corrective action to ensure a process of continuous improvement.
  • Performs engineering studies to solve recurring problems (completion hardware problems, etc.).

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for engineering of completion and intervention activities for deep-water wells. This includes the design, planning, and management of completion and well intervention operations, with the full integration of the SLB Bussiness Lines, Third Party companies and Operator teams. Preparation of detailed completion designs, equipment and material selection, cost and time estimates, analyzing/managing project risk, tracking of relevant metrics during job execution, after action reviews documentation, and developing subsequent improvement plans.
  • Integrate QHSE in the design, programming, and execution of well work on completion and well intervention operations. Design risk management strategies to mitigate/manage subsurface & operational risks.
  • Actively drive the identification, development, and implementation of new technologies and the opportunities to optimize field operations.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years experience as CWI Engineer, with minimum of 5 years working experience as CWI Engineer in deep-water environment (subsea completion and intervention).
  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • English: minimum profesional working level proficiency.
  • Skilled in Well Delivery Program, leading CWOP/ IWOP sessions, prepare Completion and Intervention Design Programs.
  • Experienced in Well Control Equipment and execute Well Control Operations, Well Interventions and Abandonment Operations.
  • Ability to analyze/solve problems, ability to communicate/persuade, innovativeness.
  • Ability to work within a team, self-starter, customer focused and ability to deliver results.
  • Valid IWCF Well Intervention, IADC-WellSharp Workover/Well Services, or equivalent (subsea BOPs).
  • Location: Rio de Janeiro


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.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor—priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Senior Completion and Well Intervention (CWI) Engineer
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