Senior Completions Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at WTS Energy

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Working in a team of drilling/completion and well test engineers to plan and support
    the safe and efficient delivery of development, exploration and appraisal wells in
    water-depths up to 700ft, offshore Nigeria.
  • Operations involve the following special challenges:
  • Subsea completions and well testing,
  • Complex smart completions,
  • Late changes to completion designs that are dependent on well results,
  • Completions planning, design and development of the installation programme,
  • High angle / extended reach wells,
  • Third party staff, service and equipment quality,
  • Complex supply chain and logistics,
  • Interaction with other (G&G) departments,
  • Onsite supervision of completions installation (when required)


  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience, of which at least 3 in a similar position.
  • Good experience with semi’s, knowledge of onshore and jack-up operations would
    be beneficial.
  • Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.
  • Thorough understanding of HSE, its application in completion operations and
    ensuring standards are met. Capable of leading by example.
  • Strong drive for continuous performance improvement.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, capable of working effectively in a
    multi-cultural society.
  • Good Team member.
  • Completion and testing experience.
  • Able to work under sustained high workload, meet tight deadlines yet still deliver
    quality work.
  • Competency with drilling engineering software.
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, word processors and presentation software.
  • Project management skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of completion engineering and international industry standards,
    ideally acquired while working for a large international operator.
  • Good organisation and project management skills, ensuring efficient application of
    the company’s well delivery and commercial processes.
  • Contracts and contractor management.
  • Valid well control certificate preferred.

Terms and Condition

  • Equal rotation
  • Travel days
  • Business class flights
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