Drilling Engineer in Scotland - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Chevron

Industry
Oil & Energy
Specialization
Engineering
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Reporting to the Drilling Engineering Team Lead, this role will support Chevron Operating Companies globally as well as investigations into specialist areas or issues affecting Chevrons domestic and international exploration and field development teams. Among these responsibilities include supporting Strategic Research and Technology Development (SR/TD) programs to develop drilling engineering technologies and assisting with deployment to the Operating Companies. This position will have a global influence both inside and outside Chevron requiring expertise to assist with difficult challenges regarding all aspects of drilling engineering. The candidate will be exposed to the latest drilling technologies available with have the ability to represent Chevron and influence technology development in the industry. 

Responsibilities


  • Provide general drilling engineering support to Chevron Operating Companies globally as well as investigations into specialist areas or issues affecting Chevrons domestic and international exploration and field development teams.

  • Support Technology Development and Strategic Research programs to develop Drilling Engineering Technology and assist with deployment to the Operating Companies

  • Provide technical guidance geared towards all aspects of drilling engineering in various forms such as instructing formal training courses and both formal and informal mentoring. 

  • Represent Chevron in industry and regulatory shaping activities such as API/SPE work-advisor groups meetings.

  • Periodic travel to domestic and international business units to assist with technical analysis and/or for technical course instruction commitments. 
  • Requirements


  • Bachelors Engineering degree (or equivalent)

  • Competent in all areas of drilling, onshore and offshore, likely with a minimum of 10-15 years experience

  • Well rounded skills in Engineering; planning; and well construction

  • Capable of analysing and solving complex well design / construction problems using current engineering and planning software

  • Well versed in best practices for well construction; efficient drilling techniques and capable of developing innovative concepts or ideas for future technology projects

  • Ability to communicate across many functions with strong networking capabilities

  • Independent, self motivated person who seeks out and applies appropriate technology, focuses on improvement

  • Demonstrated ability to build team consensus and ability to work effectively and collaboratively in multi-discipline, multi-cultural environment
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