Company: Orion Group Skills: Drilling Foreman / Drilling Supervisor Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree Employment Type: Full Time Contractor Salary: Negotiable Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom 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.

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Drilling Engineer, based in AberdeenResponsibilities will include:Collect and review offset well data, prepare well design, and conduct casing design. Prepare well time estimate, and liaise with drilling accountants on AFE development. Prepare drilling programme, liaise with service companies and drilling contractor as required. Prepare regulatory submissions, and monitor progress of review/approvals.Conduct internal peer reviews, rig move and pre-spud meetings as required.Assist with service company contract preparation and/or renewal.Provide operations support during drilling. Monitor performance, supervise and motivate rig team and service companies.Review and approve service company invoices.EducationEngineering degree or equivalent.Chartered status preferable.ExperienceAppropriate experience of drilling and completion planning and/or operations.Experience of associated technical areas such as mud design, cementing, directional planning / BHA design, geoscience and reservoir engineering is an advantage.Experience of deep water and/or HPHT wells is an advantage.Familiarity with UK oil and gas industry regulations and experience of dealing with HSE and DECC is an advantage.Contract positionIf you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference ORIONABZ01 Our role in supporting diversity and inclusionAs an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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Orion Group are one of the world’s largest Engineering Recruitment Specialists.  With over 22 years experience Orion are market leaders in the field of International oil & gas recruitment, with regional offices in all the worlds major oil centres, including Houston, Aberdeen, Singapore, Alaska and Kazakhstan. Orion currently has around 4000 contractors working worldwide with 8 offices in the UK and 19 internationally.


Orion work with some of the world’s largest companies providing manpower solutions for both contract and permanent positions. The group operates within the following industry sectors: Oil & Gas, Power & Utilities, Construction, Aerospace, Rail, Mining, IT & Telecoms and Office & Commercial.


In 2009 Orion were awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category

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