Offshore Drilling Engineer


On behalf of a client we are seeking an Offshore Drilling Engineer. To optimize the performance of operations and safety during the execution of the well at the rig site. Assist and support DSV as required.

Start-up: January/ February 2020
Duration: December 2020
Location: Offshore - Platform, Jackup rig or Semi submersible rig


  • Minimum BSc degree or similar in engineering sciences


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in drilling and well planning/operations, including offshore experience
  • Good communication skills across disciplines and with Contractors.

Personal qualities:

Responsibilities and work tasks:

Rig Action Plan(RAP):
  • Liaise with the onshore Drilling Engineering team and assure that the draft RAPs from onshore are accurate and contain all relevant materials, such as T&D simulations, Surge & Swab or other relevant simulations/calculations.
  • Responsible for establishing and verifying casing tallies, and verification of cement calculations etc.
  • Ensure the Risk Register is used actively in the RAP process and ensure this is fully updated
  • Assure all relevant documentation, plots etc are stored in correct folders 
Drive Continuous Improvement:
  • Lead and document all AAR on all D&C operations ASAP upon completion of the task with those directly involved.
  • Collect and collate Lessons Learned from crew members with implementation into iQX database / AAR and for Lessons Learned review.
  • Administer appropriate (iQX/AAR) learnings to the crew prior to operation.
  • Challenge the current well design and operational matters on a continuous basis during operation/drilling to find areas for improvement. 
  • Assist as required in the maintenance of the Logistics Plan and POB plan through WELS and that planned delivery dates are adequate.
  • Correlate logistics duties with the company's onshore logistics department, Materials Man and Deck Foreman including priority equipment plans.
  • Work with vendors, deck crews and drill floor to assure that once prepared, tools are staged to an area that will allow utilization with the least amount of impact on critical path.
  • Assure equipment is prepared for back loading and removed from the rig ASAP.
  • Coach Rig contractor (crane operator/deck foreman) in making deck plans for casing and completion handling. 

Contact information

Aimee Ryan
M: +47 978 75 288
T: +47 52 97 76 00


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