Company: Zenith Energy Skills: Drilling Superintendent, Drilling Engineering Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree 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.Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Zenith Energy are currently looking to drilling/senior drilling engineers for for various projects in UK and European waters.


Demonstrate exemplary QHSE attributes and act as a safety leader within the Zenith organisation.
To deliver Well operations on time and budget with no harm to personnel, assets or the environment.
To work with our clients using the Well Delivery Process to develop the Basis of Design for all Well operations
To be fully involved in early project planning to maximise value through optimal well design.
To ensure cost estimates for wells at each stage of the well delivery process for budget and AFE purposes.
Responsible for ordering any equipment required for well construction.
Preparation and submission of necessary statutory and regulatory consents and approvals in a timely manner for the drilling of Wells.
Preparation of risk assessment with service company and rig contractor personnel to prove well designs are operationally fit for purpose and efficient.
Liaison with service company personnel during upfront planning, operations support and post job.
To coordinate all ‘Drill Well on Paper’ activities prior to commencing operations.
To produce quality Drilling procedures with principle focus on delivering safe and efficient operations.
To provide Engineering support at the rig-site to the Drilling Supervisor.
Preparation of end of well reports and ensuring timely close out of vendor end of well reports and after-action reviews etc.
Ensure all well reporting and data are effectively recorded.
Work in compliance with the Zenith Management System.
Active participation, promotion and development of Zenith Safety and Environmental policies.
Familiarity with UK regulations and procedures.





Ability to work with individuals from a varied background in multi-cultural environments.
Presents themselves in a professional and ethical manner appropriate to Zenith’s values.
Maintain a safe working environment, complying with and promoting the Company’s HSEQ policy.
Works collaboratively within a team environment and takes initiative to get things done.
Ability to communicate in a respectful manner, both verbally and written.

Skills & attributes


A motivated self-starter, proactive, flexible and able to respond positively to challenge and ad-hoc requests.
Ability to contribute to the team, but equally work on own initiative with minimum supervision.
Strives for continuous improvement; brings solutions and constantly seeks new and better ways to work to achieve Operations Excellence.
Actively shares Company vision and demonstrates ability to adapt to change.




Demonstrate Drilling Engineering experience both onshore and offshore
Working knowledge of well plan and casing design software.
Significant work experience in well operations.
Experience as a Wellsite Drilling Engineer


You should be based or willing to locate yourself in the Aberdeen area
You should be eligible to work in the EU.




Minimum of a Bachelors in Engineering or Science degree.
Previous Drilling Engineering Experience
Can evidence professional and personal ongoing development and/or learning.
Current offshore survival, medical and MIST certification.
Current IWCF Subsea Supervisors certification

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