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HIGH LEVEL JOB DESCRIPTION/SCOPE:
This position works within the Rig Based D&C Execution team, and helps in the development of the rig based plans of actions to ensure sound engineering and lessons learned are applied at the rig site. This position provides onsite drilling engineering support to the Drill Site Managers. This position assists in directing the rig team in derrick and deck management for current and upcoming operations, and works with the Drill Site Manager to ensure depth control of drill pipe, casing and tubing tallies - which includes strap lengths and fishing dimensions for critical items. This position performs general engineering calculations to support operations: update kill sheet, maintain up to date maximum allowable overpull sheet, perform cement job volume & displacement calculations, perform FIT or LOT calculations, be present at cement unit for critical pumping activities, ensure adequate fishing inventory is available at the rig site, monitor and ensure minimum MMS drilling fluid volumes, prepare detailed relief notes at the end of every hitch. This position interacts with the office base Drilling Engineers to complete Risk Assessments, and assists in communicating these Risk Assessment to Drill Site Manager(s), Service Partners, Drilling contractor and others to develop contingency plans for ongoing operations. This position is a visible leader on the rig by participating in BBS observations, SWA, think plans, etc. The position can also be heavily involved in equipment ordering, logistics, and forecast planning.
The drilling and completion activities being performed in Chevron's Deepwater GOM operations represent some of the most technically challenging well construction activities being undertaken within industry. Given this level of technical complexity and the operational requirements of the dynamically positioned dual activity drill ships being used in these activities, this position necessitates a very high level of drilling engineering activity, not only in the offsite planning but also the onsite drilling engineering necessary to ensure engineering and execution excellence.
Position is rotational, but employee must rotate from Houston, Tx.
1. Experience - At least 2 years of experience for familiarity with internal Operator Company systems. Some previous D&C field experience (DSM / WSM / FE on land or offshore) is required. Some experience in any aspects of deepwater drilling, completion, & intervention operations is preferred
2. Technical Skill - Demonstrated previous experience working effectively with office and rig based personnel, both Operator and contractor. Process and results orientated, and can assist in developing plans of action with work procedures and risk assessments for rig operations. Demonstrated understanding of engineering principles, engineering software applications, and OE processes. Previous examples of applying efficient drilling-completion-intervention techniques and innovations to drive down costs
3. Teamwork - Ability to learn and assist others work is critical. Must have strong team skills and can actively participate in ongoing drillship D&C operations as required. Experience in coordinating the work activities of Business Partners.
4. Communication - Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively in multi-disciplined, multi-cultural environment. Able to interact and communicate effectively with peers, partners, Govt Officials, service and contractor representatives. Strong facilitation skills.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
Previous Chevron Experience is a plus.
Minimum 2 Years of Oilfield related work experience.
Proficient in the use of WellView and Landmark Drilling Engineering Tool Box is preferred.
Experience in some aspects of Deepwater drilling, completion & intervention operations is highly desirable.
Relocation within Chevron policy is provided.
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