Senior Drilling Engineer


On behalf of a client we are seeking a Senior Drilling Engineer 
Duration: 15/02/2023- 12/02/2025
Location: Bærum

Perform drilling engineering technical work in close collaboration with subsurface, projects, Alliance partners, D&W Asset Managers and drilling superintendent. Candidates must be comfortable to change the way we operate our projects into a more digital and LEAN direction. The position holder supports common strategies and will take an active role in our digitalization / improvement agenda, finding smarter and better ways of working.


Minimum engineering degree or similar in scientific subjects.


  • Minimum 7 years of experience in drilling and wells operations.
  • Sound technical understanding of development drilling.
  • Good Understanding of LEAN philosophy.
  • Good understanding on how digitalization will affect how we work.

Personal qualities:

We think you will thrive if this resonates with you:
  • The SAFER values are the foundation for everything we do. If you want to work with us, you must identify with the values of being enquiring, responsible, predictable, committed and respectful. (mandatory)
  • Cooperation is the very core of company, and we are looking for people who want to be part of our ONETEAM-culture. (mandatory)
  • We are a technology company that produces oil, which is why it is an advantage if you are interested in digitalisation and new technology.
  • We make our decisions based on data, which is why you must be analytical and see the bigger picture.
  • We constantly strive to help each other improve. If you are a good communicator, we will work well together

Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Feasibility reports of drilling options.
  • Statement of Requirements (SOR) / Concept Select report.
  • Basis of Design documents for directional drilling, casing, cementing, drilling fluids, tubing stress/tubing design etc.
  • Develop and manage Risk Register.
  • Ensure continuous improvement during planning and operations.
  • Perform tasks in accordance with the management system.
  • Drilling Programs.
  • AFE budget.
  • Draft Rig Action Plan.
  • Discuss, document, and communicate decisions, dispensations & plan changes.
  • Participate in relevant morning calls and RAP meetings.
  • Participate in drilling engineering duty work, onshore and offshore, if/when applicable
  • Prepare well handover documentation.
  • Final well report.

Contact information

Frode Torp Bjørdal
Senior Recruiter
T: +47 990 04 985


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