Company: Schlumberger Skills: Drilling Manager, Drilling Engineering, Geologist Experience: 5 + Years Education: Masters Degree Location: Houston, Texas, United States Status: Active No location/work authorization restrictions found.

The Geothermal Drilling Manager position has overall responsibility for geothermal aspects on a project and requires both detailed and broad well engineering and operations knowledge including the ability to design wells for a wide range of well types and different operations. They will have direct project work in geothermal energy exploration, development and resource evaluation, specifically in the stages of design, specification, budgeting and reporting of drilling new production and injection wells, working-over existing wells or controlling production/injection wells.


They expected to supervise and mentor more junior Well Engineers on a project and requires management skills in addition to technical competency.




Roles and Responsibilities:



Analysis of surface and subsurface data to interpret geologic and hydrothermal conditions
Working jointly with engineering, drilling and economic specialists on integrated evaluation and planning projects (reservoir modeling, planning and execution of drilling operations, evaluation of budgets and project economics).
Preparation of technical reports and proposals
Project-site work which may include wellsite supervision and basic well testing.
Reviews and approves the Well Proposal and Basis of Design and follows the execution of programs technically
Reviews and approves Well Programs and End-of-Well reports
Reviews and approves well operations procedures e.g. Casing running and cementing
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.
Assures Technical Integrity of Well Operations programs.
Participate in well performance reviews to ensure focus on increased ft/day and reduced flat time.
Reviews and approves project well control briefing
Reviews new technology for possible application to project
Take active role in Drilling projects as assigned
Uses InTouch for best practices, lessons learned and technical alerts
Ensures best practices and lessons learned are transferred between all rigs on a project
Verify invoices for service companies
Deputize for Project Manager as required





Qualifications & Experience



Masters degree or higher and experience in one or more of the following disciplines: drilling engineering, geology, hydrology
Experiences relevant to the nature of the project and typically at least 5+ years Oilfield Drilling seniority in appropriate positions.
Ability to analyze and solve problems even in unfamiliar situations.
Ability to write clear, concise and organized documents in English
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with clients
Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship.





Additional Experience and Competencies



Experience in volcanic environments
Experience in hydrothermal systems, including hydrothermal petrology
Familiarity with principles of economics and finance
Experience in drilling operations (familiarity with drilling procedures and data collection).  Experience as Wellsite leader is ideal
Second-language fluency, especially Spanish, Bahasa or Turkish
Experience with SLB software for drilling analysis (Drillplan, etc)

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.




A tradition of excellence and innovation


We’re the world’s leading provider of integrated pore-to-pipeline technology solutions to the oil and gas industry. We’re also a leading employer in our sector—with a reputation for hiring the best and the brightest people and keeping them at the top of their game through rewarding career-long development opportunities.


Each day, in 85 countries, we help our customers find and produce oil and gas in ways that demonstrate respect for both people and the environment. Today’s industry challenges call for new ideas, techniques, and solutions. If you want to drive your career and want to grow with a company that’s embraced new ways of thinking since 1927, we may have the career for you.



Schlumberger is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone’s Ideal Employer Rankings – find out more here.

Go to vacancy page: