Drilling Engineer Full Time

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 10 - 15 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Engineering | Engineering / Technology

Job Summary

We hold strategic positions in some of the world’s largest and most productive oil and gas regions. The approximately 1,400 people in the Drilling & Completions (D&C) team work in some of the world’s most challenging technical and operating environments.

The D&C - Clear Leader - philosophy provides us with a passion for safety and environmental protection, leadership for the development of new and innovative drilling and completions technology, and a commitment to the education and development of our workforce.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Drilling Engineer rotating to Escravos, Nigeria through July 23 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

The preferred candidate will rotate to Lekki during the planning phase and to Escravos during the execution phase.

Position Details:
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible to steward JV drilling programs and procedures through all phases of the project.
  • Responsible for the preparation and execution of well-written, risk-assessed/mitigated detailed procedures.
  • Evaluate complex and critical well problems and makes recommendations/develops procedures for corrective actions.
  • Provide additional DE support as required for JV contracts, service-partner, and materials-management issues.
  • Support other Drilling Operations Engineers and Drilling Superintendent and acts in the capacity of those team members who might be offshore or out of country.
  • Liaison w/ other JV departments (SCM, Prod Ops, FE, HES and IT). Interfaces with Production and Construction teams on issues affecting JV D&C SIMOPS conflicts.
  • This position will coordinate new rig start up operations.
  • Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in offshore and/or swamp well drilling projects and operations. Technically and operationally credible to influence engineers, superintendents, DSMs, asset team & service partners, as appropriate to achieve safe, regulatory-compliant, reliable, and efficient designs and operations.
  • Proven Communication, Documentation & Mentoring Skills: Able to work well with all stakeholders and maintain clear communication channels. Provides technical guidance and mentoring to well completion, intervention, and workover engineers.
  • Proven organizational skills: Responsible for preparing well completion, workover, and intervention project plans to achieve Clear Leader OE results. Able to manage and coordinate, with a dynamic rig schedule in a challenging remote location, ordering, delivery, and QA/QC of equipment and operational activities of many service partners in support of complex completion, workover and intervention operations.
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