Directional Drilling and MWD Specialist


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Location:

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Courses
  • Closing date: Sunday, 23 July 2023

About this role: Directional Drilling and MWD Specialist

Experienced Directional Driller / Logging While Drilling (DDx) Specialist required for work onshore Queensland!

Brunel is partnering with a oilfield services company, to provide exceptional field engineers and technicians for projects across Australia!

Field Specialist – Dual Measuring While Drilling Directional Drilling (DDx) to work in Queensland. The clients Drilling services Team provides industry-leading products and services that optimize the extraction, production, and processing of energy. We help a diverse range of customers across the value chain to reduce operating costs and improve productivity.

As a Field Specialist – Dual Logging While Drilling (MWD)/Directional Drilling (DD), you will be responsible for providing resolution to problems of moderately complex scope at the well site. You will coordinate the required job activities across organizational boundaries and ad-hoc call out.As a Field Specialist – DDx, you will be responsible for:

  • Reporting for Drilling Services portfolio activities (mainly Formation Evaluation and Directional Drilling)
  • Demonstrate Knowledge over Wellbore Placement
  • Demonstrate Knowledge over Collision Avoidance Practices and relation with MWD Activities
  • Develop and demonstrate proficiency in the skill profile required for the delivery of Logging while Drilling services at the well site.
  • Successfully complete advanced technical training and assigned well site development Programs.
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Develop and demonstrate proficiency in the skill profile required for the delivery of Directional Drilling services at the well site.
  • Demonstrate Knowledge over Hydraulics and Torque & Drag Simulations
  • Ability to supervise good practices for Borehole Assembly (BHA) Handling and making up
  • Demonstrate knowledge of activities/technologies related to well construction like Hydraulic Expandable Reamers, Circulation Sub
  • Ability to work well and communicate well with others.


  • Hold at least a Diploma
  • Demonstrate 2-5 years oilfield experience
  • Have a minimum 2 years of experience in Well Construction or Drilling Services Field Operations
  • Have good communication in English
  • Mud Logging Services/ Surface Logging Services experience will be added advantage


  • Oil & Gas service company
  • ASAP start
  • 6 Month Contract
  • Great day rates

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Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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Chris Brennan
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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