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Associate Completions Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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mselect is looking to hire an Associate Completions Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidates must have at least 2-3 years if relevant experience in the oil and gas industry. Fluency in English and Kurdish is a must.

Role Summary
This is a developmental position for the Completions Engineering job family within the Drilling function. Applies a combination of practical knowledge typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Works under close to moderate supervision. Consults with senior peers on some non-complex tasks to learn through experience. Explains facts, policies and practices related to job area.

Job Objective
The Associate Completion Engineer will responsible for supporting the planning, design, and execution of completion, well testing, workover, and well servicing programs. They will work closely with Senior Staff Completion Engineer and Well Services Supervisor to ensure that all Well Completions, Artificial Lift, Well Testing and Well servicing is executed safely, efficiently, and within budget. The Associate Completions Engineer will be expected to actively participate in well completion planning and design, well performance monitoring, and data analysis. The position is seen as an entry route for either the Completion Engineering/ Well Services position. Performs specific and well-defined assignments, and explains facts, policies, and practices related to the Completion Engineering function. Seeks verification before making selections and adaptation of engineering options.

Key Accountabilities
  • Under close to moderate supervisor, the Associate Completions Engineer will be responsible for monitoring plans, assisting with program development, coordinating with third-party service companies, ensuring equipment and material availability, and documenting daily activities
  • Assist Senior Engineers and the Well Services Supervisor in making recommendations on developing completion, well testing, workover, and well servicing programs and assists in the coordinate activities with third-party service companies. Responsible for monitoring the quality of tool and log response based upon hole conditions, geology, and reservoir fluid properties. May be tasked with monitoring of inventory levels of equipment and material, and work with the supply chain to ensure QC/QA to service both planned and unplanned activities. Will report deviations in work progress, equipment supplies
  • Participate in tasks concerned with upgrading completion and testing programs to adjust to changes in geology and wellbore pressure to learn through experience. Collaborates with the well delivery team departments, local authorities, and regulators. Monitors well completion, testing, and servicing activities and makes recommendations to solve design problems and maximize output such as acidization or fracturing. Helps to model completion performance and then monitoring the actual results to optimize workover plans and operations. Ensures the success of well bore cleanups through participation in both design, preparation and monitoring activities. Plays an active role in preparing cost estimates and risk assessments as part of the well delivery team. Ensures safety at all times and helps with the monitoring of practical safety aspects and manufacturer guidelines for equipment use. Sets up sensory equipment to monitor flow control. Develops skills to adjust well design, equipment, and settings based on early feedback after the well starts producing
  • In a developmental capacity may participate in clearly-defined tasks to increase the employee's knowledge and familiarity with cost control procedures to monitor daily operational costs. Job duties may include regular visits and work at operational facilities and remote sites. Assignments generally include such types of work as preparing daily completion, well intervention, and testing reports and maintaining detailed records to capture lesson learned and make recommendation for future activities. May be tasked with writing technical summary for EOWR and archive the documents from third-party service companies. Should be aware of service company performance and be able to make suggestions for improvement
  • Observes all company Health, Safety, Security and Environmental instructions and act in a safe manner and avoid unnecessary risks to self or other persons. Ensures the following HSE activities are effectively and consistently enacted: hazard identification and risk assessment before task; monitoring of control measures for implementation and efficacy; monitoring and verification of equipment certification; HSE close out items with rig contractor, record-keeping and statistical data recording; incident reporting, investigation and follow up; environmental monitoring and waste management. Helps to ensure that a ‘Stop-The-Job’ HSE Culture is embedded at all work sites


Minimum Educational and Professional Requirement:
  • Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or related field
Typical prior experience:
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience
Essential Requirement:
  • Has clear verbal and written skills in English with a minimum of the CEFR: LEVEL-C1. Experience in Oil & Gas sector
Information Technology Experience:
  • Computer literate with moderate skills in spreadsheet, email and word processing

Job Context
  • Moderate to high skills with a high level of proficiency. A developing professional who consults with senior peers on complex projects. Performs specific and well-defined assignments. Work is generally reviewed for results
  • May function as a work leader or coordinator. May give technical guidance to one or two trainee professionals or technicians, assigned to work on a common project
  • Works under close to moderate supervision. Duties are assigned with detailed oral and occasionally written instructions, as to methods and procedures to be followed. Results are usually reviewed in detail and technical guidance is usually available. Little latitude for independent judgement
  • Management Challenge – Manages self, workspace, and work practices in accordance with established systems and procedures on a day-to-day basis. Minimal planning and prioritizing required. Individual contributors who plan and organize own work or manage smaller projects
  • Teamwork - Carries out own task and willingly cooperates with colleagues to achieve team objectives, where necessary
  • Relationship Management - Actively seeks / listens to feedback from customers and addresses them appropriately. Provides input to supervisor to assist the continual improvement in service standards and delivery
  • Communication & Influence - Selects, interprets, and communicates information, tailoring it to the audience, using their understanding of the other parties to influence and negotiate
  • Problem-solving - Solves simple problems within clearly defined company policies, principles, and specific approaches where guidance is readily available (either in person or other means). Has the freedom to respond to different situations
  • Accountability and Decision Making - Operates in a role subject to accepted policies and procedures but where there is some freedom to act within prescribed guidelines and where decisions are likely to impact on other areas within the organization
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Understands and can apply a range of procedures relevant to the specific role and the organization’s rules and general policies. These are typically gained through on the job experience, vocational qualifications, or in-house training. Uses depth of organizational and professional knowledge to determine how procedures should change
  • Change & Innovation - Works to agreed quality standards and uses initiative to question own working methods and practices, suggesting and making appropriate improvements. Seeks areas for change and can convey the rationale for change to others

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.