Our Client is looking for a Field Engineer – Panel Operator (Managed Pressure Drilling) for a contract position, located offshore. This position is on an ad-hoc basis, which is expected to be very busy. Contract is estimated to run until the end of 2021.
Responsible for the design, planning, application and support of Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD). This includes post drilling analysis within basic to intermediate wells/projects on a country basis. The engineer will work closely with the subsurface disciplines, well systems and regulatory to come up with the safest and most efficient plans to drill a well. The Field Engineer lV will work under the supervision of the Engineering Manager and Project Engineer of higher level.
Provide onsite engineering support for MPD to the client
At the discretion of product line management (such as the Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, or their designee) will be responsible for working in the shop. This will include but not limited to green tagging, preparing, and/or assisting with shipping equipment to job site.
Rig up, operate, monitor, and perform troubleshooting when necessary of the MPD equipment with no supervision, ensure all paperwork and HSE requirements are met and complied with.
Train and mentor crew members
Perform a job audit when required.
Manage crew during the entire period of operations
Managing all aspects of project preparation and proposals for MPD wells
Support project engineers on Managed Pressure Drilling projects planning and execution tasks.
Provide engineering for operations in the field and office when required.
Lead a team in green tagging equipment, In Casing Tests and all documented procedures and technical work instructions
Support Hazid/Hazop, Drill a Well On Paper (DWOP) and well planning meetings.
Keep track of lessons learned and apply the applications in subsequent operations.
Support on preparing operating procedures in accordance to type of operation and optimize P&ID’s.
Follow up in real time all regional MPD jobs and optimize overall performance. Contact WFT representative in the operations and optimize the MPD process if required by making calculations/recommendations based on well monitoring. Manage single phase and multiphase, steady state and transient, hydraulic simulators. Support operators with well balancing, surge/swab, torque and drag, directional drilling and casing running calculation when required.
Support MPD Project Engineers of higher level on coordinating projects.
Perform rig visit (onshore/offshore) and create the report and related flow process diagram and P&ID.
Preparation and delivery of technical presentation, engineering studies, end of well reports, etc.
Keep updated on other products and services that could help the client to optimize their drilling/completion process.
Provide on-site specialized engineering support on project with MPD equipment and processes.
Trained and Certified to operate and troubleshoot Victus MPD system
Responsible to manage and operate Victus choke system during actual MPD operations
Coordinate MPD projects in the field when required.
Manage MPD package Asset and Inventory count, report same back to operations Manager on a weekly basis.
Support and/or conduct Hazid/Hazop, Drill a Well On Paper (DWOP) and well planning meetings.
Prepare operating procedures in accordance to type of operation and optimize P&ID’s.
Keep constant communication with customers, updating them with our results.
Write Real results, technical magazine articles and technical conference abstracts/papers.
Required to complete the competency requirements identified by Global and Regional Management.
Support our Health Safety and Environment policies. Safety Always – Rules to Live By.
At the discretion of management (Geo Zone and/or Global), may be required to complete training required to become Qualified Competency Assessor and perform competency assessments on MPD personnel when required.
Know and understand Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
Responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to in all drilling proposals and programs.
Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by their supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Ability and willingness to learn thru a structured development program which includes internal and external courses, external certifications and practical on the job training (both office and field).
An accredited Engineering degree (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical/Electronic, Industrial or Petroleum preferred).
Prior experience in MPD/UBD/AD preferred.
Experience working with single-phase/multi-phase hydraulic simulators considered an asset.
Proven English language communication skills required (both oral and written).
Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft suite.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Professional manner with a positive customer service attitude
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects with a positive attitude
Proven time and project management skills
Lead workshops, attended by clients and PSL personnel, aimed at analysing and mitigat
Drilling and Completion experience.
Onshore and Offshore exposure.
Experience with Project managing software
Experience using AutoCad and any other design software.
Well Control Certification.
Proficiency using and interpreting hydraulics, torque & drag analysis, casing design, drillstring/BHA design, data analysis, real-time evaluations models and systems.
Must be eligible to apply or must have legal authorization to work on a full-time basis in the region
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited University
Must be willing to travel to remote land and offshore work locations and possibly to other countries. Ability to travel internally in the region or globally if required attending meetings, customer office assignments or operations.
Excellent communication skills
Experience running well planning software
Technical or operations experience with an operator in the field of drilling, completions, or reservoir.
Related work experience as a Field Engineer or equivalent.
Extensive wells exposure in onshore or offshore environment
Project Management experience with 2-4 projects.
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations