Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Norway
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Senior Drilling Engineer

- The Engineer is responsible for planning and design work related to the planned operations
- Provide the key planning for execution of drilling and completion activities. 
- Perform experience transfer and well reporting
- Work in teams with other disciplines, perform method selection, risk assessment, evaluate and recommend required equipment. 
- Well path design (Compass), Casing Design (WellCAT/STressCheck), Directional drilling and wellbore positioning equipment.
- Material technology, Downhole understanding, Logging, Rock mechanics, Capping and containment, Pore pressure and wellbore stability, Well Integrity, Well incident and blowout preparedness, Well control equipment and systems, Kick tolerance software, Fluids, Cementing, Wellbore cleanup Torque/drag/hydraulics (Wellplan) Risk management, Discovery Web, Time and cost estimation, Drilling and Well Time Estimator, Surface well equipment and systems & Subsea equipment and systems
- Offshore traveling on request 

- Master or bachelor’s degree within relevant technical disciplines 
- Valid Offshore Safety Course 
- HPHT experience 
- Valid IWCF
- Team builder where cooperation and teamwork is essential 
- A structured approach with regard to planning, coordinating and executing activities 
- Ability to handle multiple tasks 
- Performance driven and commercial mindset 
- Good communication and analytical skills 
- A lean mindset 
- Ability to live by our safety and security expectations 


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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