Company: International Development Company Manpower Supply Skills: Drilling Consultant, Drilling Engineering Experience: 12 + Years Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 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.Located in region: North America

The successful candidate(s) will report to the Team Leader of the Operations and Engineering Team within COMPANY’s Unconventional Department.


The primary responsibilities of the Senior Well Engineer will be to work in close collaboration with the COMPANY Onshore drilling team in the planning and execution of all Unconventional well-related operational activities including drilling, stimulation and testing. The level of activity is expected to be 10-12 horizontal and vertical wells per year. The specific responsibilities will be to work with the Geoscience Team to define a fit-for-purpose well design to meet all well objectives while minimizing well costs and increasing efficiency. Subsequently the candidates will work with and support the COMPANY Onshore drilling team, who will be performing the operations in the field, in the definition of the detailed well design and drilling program.

During well operations the Senior Well Engineer will provide the link between the Unconventional Team and COMPANY Onshore drilling team, monitoring, supporting and troubleshooting the operations to ensure well objectives are met and costs are minimized.

The candidate will be expected to utilize their experience of industry best-practices in Well Engineering technologies and techniques to reduce costs and increase efficiency in all well operations. Well costs in Unconventional developments account for some 80+% of total project costs and it is therefore critical that the Well Engineer develops a long-term strategy for well cost reduction and operational efficiency optimization. Although a mainly office- based position, they will be expected to spend some time in the field during well operations.

A critical role for the Senior Well Engineer will be in knowledge sharing and coaching of Emirati staff to ensure the appropriate skills and expertise are transferred and embedded within the COMPANY Unconventional team.

At IDC Manpower Supply we understand that the task of providing services of requirement and selection of personnel demands a high degree of integration between the client and its adviser in order to create a partnership that really add value to the process, Our mission is that our clients made their final decisions counting with all the information and local expertise that IDC Manpower Supply makes available to them.


Our firm counts with a team of seasoned professionals with long standing experience in the areas of recruitment and selection of specialized personnel for the oil Industry, who will manage this process end-to-end and assist you in taking the right human resources decision.


Our Parent Company, International Development Company (IDC) is one of the UAE’s leading service and supply companies. With its international expertise in the oil, gas, power and water, telecommunication, private industrial projects, construction, petrochemical industries, along with a reputation for progressive and innovative approaches to business, it has experienced rapid expansion and prosperity.


Over the course of 39 years, IDC maintained its continuous coverage of interrelated fields; starting with the oil & gas industry, and its focus on developing countries that are experiencing an increasing need of equipment, spare parts, consumer goods and general industrial supplies. This earned IDC its reputation as a quality supplier of material, equipment and services that are provided by engineers and well-qualified specialists in various fields.

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