QAQC Engineer

  • 1 year renewable contract
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Key Result Areas (Key Accountabilities)

1. Review of quality documentation / procedures and to ensure that they are executed by contractors to the required level, providing trouble free performance to the Company.
2. Act on the Company’s behalf to ensure that 3rd party equipment and personnel supplied for well construction and intervention activities are fit for purpose.
3. Review inspection and test plans to verify that 3rd party contractors are performing all required activities in accordance to approved specifications and procedures. Witness all inspections, assembly and testing of equipment at supplier facility as requested.
4. Review and assure that drill string / Oil Country Tubular Goods (‘OCTG’) items used on the well are compliant with applicable “Standard DS-1®” and American Petroleum Institute (‘API’) standards (raw materials, manufacturing, threading) and company's internal requirements.
5. Witness and sign off assembly of Bottom Hole Assembly (‘BHA’), including directional drilling tools, testing and completions sub assemblies. Submit final assembly reports to verify as build is in compliance with client specification.
6. Witness and sign off build up liner hanger systems. Correct arrangement, pressure testing and shear pinning of the tools to be verified.
7. Witness and sign off build sheets for specialist equipment (Positive Displacement Motor (‘PDM’), Measurement While Drilling (‘MWD’), Logging While Drilling (‘LWD’), jars, Rotary Storable System (‘RSS’) etc.)
8. Witness and sign off on well head and mudline hanger system Factory   Acceptance Test (‘FAT’) and stack up tests (including pressure tests).
9. Verify that all lifting equipment supplied by 3rd party is certified, and compliant with client lifting equipment requirements. Perform physical inspection checks.
10. Lead root cause investigations for any Company or 3rd party supplied equipment which either failed or operated at reduced capability and preparing investigation report accordingly with the findings.
11. Provide daily job report recording work performed and inspections completed.

Report shall contain noncompliance and agreed remedial plans.Equipment for QA/QC consideration to include but not limited to: Drill pipe, Heavy Weight Drill Pipe (‘HWDP’), API rotary connections, premium connections, casing/tubing, fishing equipment, BHA, MWD/LWD, jars, liner hangers, downhole motors, lifting equipment, Tubular Running Services (‘TRS’) equipment to include tongs, elevators, slips, links, power units, cementing tools, completion equipment, Drill Stem Test (‘DST’), non-magnetic tools, machine shop activities   Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Job Related Competencies

Educational Qualifications:
Technical degree or equivalent.
Experience Profile:
  • Directly promote, by example and leadership, sound HSEQ management practices and a desire for safety of personnel and protection of the environment in all activities associated with the team’s activities.
  • Expert knowledge and experience of industry codes and standards for oil/gas equipment and materials.
  • Gather statistical data and analyse trends to facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Develop quality plans, schedule/conduct external audits.
  • Technical skills must include a proven track record in 3rd party inspections and troubleshooting related problems
  • Experienced with one or more root cause investigation processes.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, safety conscious individual who can perform under duress.
  • Ability to work with multi-national employees.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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