Drilling Engineer I / Performance


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • hours per week: 54
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 5 October 2023

About this role: Drilling Engineer I / Performance

  • This position is accountable for the implementation and development of the optimization process and performance improvement of all Drilling Operations.
  • He/she will analyze drilling operations performances and develop D&W performance reports. Reference person for the generation of all performance dashboard and department documentation for all relevant stakeholders.
  • He/she will propose performance improvements and targets to Drilling Engineering, Drilling Operations and all stakeholders.

  • Work as a part of multifaceted Methods Team looking after drilling performance, contractor performance & service quality.
  • Reference person for the management, coordination and production of the overall D&W performance process.
  • Develop and maintain D&W drilling, well service and well intervention performance metrics, tools and methodologies and in charge of the delivery of the relevant performance reports.
  • Reference person for the generation of all performance dashboard and department documentation for all relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop communication tool kit (dashboards, flyers and other formats) and promote the sharing of performances and good practices to D&W entity and shareholders.
  • Provide support for NCR closeout and failure investigations.
  • Propose and launch improvement projects, engineering studies to improve D&W performance.
  • Super User of WellView Data Reporting tool. Support D&W WellView specialist in the maintenance, enhancement and improvement of the data reporting tool.
  • Ensure follow up for delivering a continuous improvement of drilling operations with the support of a 24/7 Drilling and Well Real Time Support Center.
  • Support team spirit stimulate motivation and facilitate knowledge sharing.
  • Participate actively in the achievement of the D&W Method department objectives with the intend to improve performance, knowledge sharing, compliance and quality, from manufacturing and engineering until operation and well end-over.
  • Participate actively in the achievement of the D&W cost efficiency program.


  • Preferably Master’s Degree in Petroleum, Mechanical or relevant engineering.

    ·10 years’ experience in Drilling Engineering & Workover Operations

  • In depth understanding of rig operations, well design and equipment, supply chain.
  • Good understanding of Rig data reporting systems and databases;
  • Well View Working knowledge of Business Intelligence tools is preferred (Spotfire, Proficiency in MS Office tools is required.
  • Good communication & leadership skills.
  • Pro-active behavior and being able to motivate others.
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal).


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 9 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • 31-Dec-2024 with possible extension
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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Muhammad Umair Afzal
Brunel Energy Qatar Doha