Sr. Drilling Engineer for Operator Company


  • Independently design wells to meet the well objectives and in compliance with governing regulations and Company’s processes and procedures
  • Prepare D&W activity plans according to the well construction process
  • Ensure lessons learned are incorporated into the designs
  • Optimize all well activities and well design for optimum operational performance
  • Plan and perform QA&QC of supplier’s services, studies and equipment deliveries, including audits and investigations
  • Monitor, evaluate and make recommendations to improve operational performance and capture learnings
  • Provide technical input to and evaluation of tenders and contracts as required
  • Active mentor for jr. professionals and contributor to external and internal professional network

Technical and personal skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering or similar relevant education required. MSc is preferred
  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience in well engineering and drilling operations
  • Relevant experience and technical understanding of planning and execution of offshore drilling and P&A operations
  • Good knowledge for regulations and relevant standards
  • Extensive experience with well planning and well planning software
  • Sound technical understanding of development and exploration drilling, HSE and field operation and commercial aspects
  • Relevant offshore experience is desired
  • Experience with contract management and tender evaluation
  • English: Fluent oral and written required Norwegian: Fluent oral and written preferred as additional language
  • Trust, care, open-minded and brave
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Very good communications skills across disciplines
  • Good understanding of geology and subsea
  • Good business awareness and commercial understanding
  • Performance mindset and problem-solving attitude