MPD APPLICATION ENGINEER

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: November 20, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the design, planning, application and support of Secure Drilling Services (SDS). This includes post drilling analysis within basic to intermediate wells/projects on a country/region/global basis. The engineer will work closely with the subsurface disciplines, well systems and regulatory to come up with the safest and most efficient plans to drill a well.  The SDS Application Engineer will work under the supervision of the Engineering Manager and Operations Manager.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Support our Health Safety and Environment policies. Safety Always - Rules to Live By.

Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Support all aspects of project preparation and proposals for SDS wells.

Responsible for ensuring Weatherford best practices are adhered to in all drilling proposals and programs.

Support with SDS projects planning and execution tasks.

Assist with providing engineering support to operations from the office.

Support SDS projects in the field when required.

Support Hazid/Hazop, DWOP and well planning meetings.

Keep track of lessons learned and its applications in following operations.

Support on preparing operating procedures in accordance to type of operation and help to optimize P&ID’s.

Follow up in real time all regional SDS jobs and optimize overall performance.  Contact WFT representative in the operations and optimize the SDS process if required by making calculations/recommendations based on well monitoring.

Keep constant communications with customers, during and after jobs, updating them with our results.

Support single phase and multiphase, steady state and transient, hydraulics simulators. Support operators with well balancing, surge/swab, torque and drag, directional drilling and casing running calculations.

Support SDS Application Engineers of higher level on managing projects.

Assist/Lead with preparing Real Results, Magazine articles and technical papers.

Assist with SDS jobs audit.

Conduct rig visit, review and submit for approval rig visit (onshore/offshore) reports and related flow process diagram and P&ID.

Assume a Field Engineer and/or other field related role when requested by management (Regional and/or Global), including but not limited to operating the system.

Has an active role in assisting Sales/Business development group with client meetings and presentations.

Assist with the preparation and delivery of technical presentation, engineering studies, end of well reports, etc.

Keeps updated on other Weatherford products and services that could help clients optimize their drilling/completion process. 

Required to complete the competency requirements identified by Global and Regional Management.

At the discretion of management (Regional and/or Global), may be required to complete training required to become Qualified Competency Assessor and perform competency assessments on SDS personnel when required.

Perform all duties regarding Secure Drilling Services and Weatherford assigned by management or supervisors within the physical demand of the job description.

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE

ESSENTIAL

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited University with 2+ years related work experience as Field Engineer or equivalent.

Prior experience in MPD/UBD/AD preferred.

Experience working with single-phase/multi-phase hydraulic simulators considered an asset.

Proven English language communication skills required (both oral and written).

Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft suite.

Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Excellent problem solving skills

Ability to manage multiple projects with a positive attitude

Proven time and project management skills

Ability and willingness to learn thru a structured development program which includes internal and external courses, external certifications and practical on the job training (both office and field).

Lead workshops, attended by clients and PSL personnel, aimed at analysing and mitigating risks.

PREFERRED

Drilling and Completion experience.

Experience running well planning software

Technical or operations experience with an operator in the field of drilling, completions, or reservoir.

Onshore and Offshore exposure.

Experience with Project managing software

Experience using AutoCad and any other design software.

Proficiency using and interpreting hydraulics, torque & drag analysis, casing design, drillstring/BHA design, data analysis, real-time evaluations models and systems

Professional manner with a positive customer service attitude

Special Requirements

Must be eligible to apply or must have legal authorization to work on a full-time basis in the region.

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