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Principal Well engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH149057
  • Location: Scotland, Aberdeen
  • Sector: Craft Services, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 28/05/2019

Succeeding in today's energy world requires collaboration, agility and the audacity to do things differently. Our client seeks to challenge what has been accepted, rethink the way our sector operates and create a new style of E&P operator.

It takes a diverse range of skills, experience and talent to deliver these aspirations and our people will be the force to get us there. If you are ready to take the next step in your career with a progressive and energetic team, then we are ready to hear from you.


This key role requires an experienced and competent practitioner in drilling operations, well engineering, well integrity and completions who works to support the wells team delivery (operated and non-operated assets) through technical assurance, process improvements, performance tools and new technology.


You will be competent as Well Technical Authority 2 for the portfolio of European wells and demonstrate capability to perform and assist in wells technical and value assurance.
Be responsible for delivery of assurance and interface with assets for non-op wells activity and ensure compliance to the clients Standards and national and international engineering standards, recommended practices, guidelines and codes of practice.
You will provide advice as Wells Technical Authority 2 on deviations and non-conformances to the clients Standards and external codes and guidelines, identify and promote cost effective new wells technology and be responsible for reviewing Well Examination reports and proactively provide support and guidance to capital projects and assets.
You will support the operational wells activities to deliver safely and efficiently
In addition, you will develop and maintain interfaces and relationships with key external stakeholders and regulatory bodies


  • You will have a good knowledge of Well Engineering principles and Well Integrity technical knowledge
  • Can demonstrate capability with Drilling, Completion, Intervention & Well Engineering with operational and technical knowledge
  • Be proactive at problem solving
  • Hold an Engineering discipline degree preferably chartered engineer
  • Have in depth experience of well engineering principles

In addition to technical knowledge and credibility, we are searching for someone who lives our values of Agility, Collaboration, Courage, Care and Delivery, enables and supports change and brings fresh and dynamic thinking.

Our client doesn't just talk about diversity and inclusion - they take action to champion it at every level of their business. They support flexible and part time working, they seek and recruit talent from every avenue and they actively support and encourage personal development and promotion. They deliver technical excellence and celebrate your successes together.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office