Well Integrity Engineer

Posted 3 months ago by mselect
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
mselect  is looking for a Well Integrity Engineer  for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of land-based Well Services & Completions experience with demonstrable evidence of successful lead engineer-type positions held. Experience with an E & P operating company is preferable. Fluency in English is a must.

Job summary

The Well Integrity Engineer will be responsible for a support role primarily focusing on providing Well Integrity and Maintenance support. He/ she will work closely with the various stakeholders and with all related contractors and service companies, to ensure the safe and successful operation of all well assets. Provide guidance relative to Well Integrity concerns for casing/ completion designs, assist in design/process meetings regarding drilling, workover and rigless operations. Also, ensure well operating limits, barrier and design drawings are created and maintained for all well assets within the Company operating area, maintain & distribute a quarterly updated Well Maintenance schedule as per the WIMS policy, assist Production and Drilling departments with Well Integrity related investigations, providing timely reports and solutions for the same. The position will be office based with some field activity. Position is also rotational and will cover Well Integrity and Maintenance activities for theCompany operating area. Report to the Senior Well Services Engineer who is technically responsible for all completion, rig/rigless and well maintenance activities.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Aid in creating design summaries and subsequent job program for all Well Integrity and Maintenance activities. Candidate will also aid in the design and subsequent updates to existing well designs for all surface and sub-surface SCE (safety critical equipment)
  • Candidate will be responsible for implementation and adherence to Well Integrity and Maintenance related policies, procedures and best practices
  • Will ensure that engineering simulations have been performed correctly and will support a knowledgebase for all activities to ensure that it is consistently updated and improved upon based on lessons learned
  • Candidate will create, implement, and follow a monthly reporting summary for Well Integrity and Maintenance for the  operating area
  • Ensure that all Well Integrity and Maintenance activities are performed in accordance with KEBL HSSE standards and expectations
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and company standards & procedures
  • Ensure that all job designs, presentations, and programs are of the highest standard and exhibit exceptional cost control and a best-in-class service mindset

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Be an industry expert with several of the following Well Services disciplines: Coiled Tubing, Well Testing, Slickline, Wireline, Filtration & Brines, Completions, Cement, Stimulation and Fishing
  • Be technically proficient with a keen eye on cost-control and able to present his/ her ideas in a clear and concise manner to a very broad audience
  • Have very strong technical, computational, operational, and planning abilities coupled with sound decision-making skills
  • Have broad and ample experience in working in multicultural environments
  • Be a self-motivated individual with very strong communication & interpersonal skills, leading an engineering team of varying disciplines under stressful environmental and operational conditions
  • Be operationally aware of the activities being programmed by subordinates

Education and Experience:
  • Minimum BSc, post-secondary degree
  • Have considerable experience with the Microsoft Office platforms (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook) and adept at designing templates/ documents based on the same
  • Have extensive experience as a document writer and be able to frame, write and implement department-level policies, procedures, guidelines, and forms
  • Extensive experience with various 3rd party simulation/ monitoring packages such as OpenWells, WellCat, Cerberus, Perform, Prosper and others.
  • Must be fluent in the English language and able to speak & write accurately & effectively
  • A minimum of 10 years of land-based Well Services & Completions experience with demonstrable evidence of successful lead engineer-type positions held. Experience with an E & P operating company is preferable.
  • Broad experience working in high-pressure and high-temperature (HPHT) Oil and Gas wells with excellent knowledge and awareness of associated engineering challenges related to the same

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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