Engineering & Electronics

Drilling Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Saudi Arabia
  • 42008576

***Please only apply if you have a valid visa for EU/UK and you can relocate to Saudi Arabia for this role***

The role

PE Global are currently recruiting for Drilling Engineer working onsite with a leading client in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Perm role with relocation to Saudi Arabia required


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide sound drilling engineering methods and procedures to be used on assigned drilling problems.
  • Execute and accomplish assignments and studies in areas outlined in the scope, assuring conformance to overall objectives of all phases of drilling operations in areas including drilling penetration rate optimization, new drilling technology, and drilling studies.
  • Deliver technical support for many types of drilling wells including complex multi-lateral and extended reach (ERD) horizontal oil and gas wells, HPHT gas wells, offshore and deep water, and unconventional wells. Wells include power water injections and producing wells, exploration wells and all kind of workovers including HST’s.
  • Analyze advanced drilling data and the performance of new or existing drilling techniques to determine a need for or benefit from studies, recommendations, and/or modifications with respect to unit costs, and operating efficiency consistent with established operations.
  • Assume ownership of relevant organisational Instructions and standards and, when applicable, recommend improvements to operational processes and guidelines.
  • Extend training and technical support to junior engineers and ensure the sustained meeting of regional and global standards, practices, and procedures.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, or any engineering field.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a drilling engineer or foreman in the conventional oil industry or a major international oil operator.
  • Minimum of 5 years working as an operations drilling engineer with at least 1-year cumulative time working on a rig as a Drilling Engineer or Drilling Supervisor/Foreman or equivalent.
  • Excellent English required for this role


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