Sr Drilling Engineer

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Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago

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Job description

Our client, a major oil and gas company is seeking a Sr Drilling Engineer to work within their facilities located in Trinidad and Tobago. This will be for an intitial 12 month contract which will be subject to extension.

Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Experienced specialist in the function discipline
  • Designs and constructs all types of wells, manages well related projects and is fully integrated with the work of other team members in same or other disciplines, with little or no direct supervision
  • Takes responsibility and accountability for delivery of own work and that of team
  • Solves complex technical problems
  • Recognizes and differentiates risks and uncertainties and identifies potential mitigations
  • Advises management on direction of work, cost, time, and risks
  • Communicates results of work by entire team to management and partners
  • Role model for professional and ethical behaviour
  • Coaches and mentors junior members of the team


10+ years drilling and completion industry; 2+ years wellsite supervision preferred; engineering and/or operations experience with different well types and/or campaigns; offshore drilling/completions experience

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares high quality written work
  • Makes clear concise presentations
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external teams
  • Coaches Discipline and Associate Engineers
  • Demonstrates leadership skills
  • Technical authority for:
  • Well Design
  • Engineering problem solving
  • Cost reduction efforts
  • Maximizing efficiency of operations
  • Ensuring and verifying well integrity
  • Recognition and implementation of industry best practice
  • Compliance with company D&C Standards
  • Process and technical improvements


Engineering degree (Petroleum or Mechanical preferred); advanced drilling, completions, intervention technical courses

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity with a global oil and gas company please apply to this advert with your up to date resume. Please note that there is no per diem or relocation provided.