The Senior Applications Engineer Well Construction will play a vital role as Subject Matter Expert related to the Drilling & Completions operations.
Working closely with the Regional Sales & Operations team and interacting on regular basis with the various Product Lines related Engineering Departments, the Senior Applications Engineer Well Construction will provide technical guidance & expertise to the Regional team, being responsible for, but not limited to, the following :
Sales & Operations Technical Support
Pre-Run Analysis : Drilling & Well Construction applications analysis, challenges identification, solutions implementation (including specific or combined technologies selection) & modelling, benefits assessment.
Customer interface : As part of the Customer experience, the regional Well construction UAE will represent Rubicon as technical expert in morning ops call, give technical presentations, support any technical requests related to Technical Proposals, Post-Run analysis & general technical presentations.
Occasionally, provide complement or back-up support to Product Line Corporate UAE in the case of new technologies to be implemented (modelling, field support, etc.) in the Region
Design Request : Conduct product design revision (new tools or modifications) to be implemented with Design Engineering teams.
Technical Proposal : Integration of Pre-Run analysis results, solutions description, operational recommendations.
Technical validation of purchase order form, ensuring the right tool is ordered for the right application.
Post-Run analysis : Detailed post-run investigations, oriented on both specific technology performance and global operations efficiency.
Case Studies : Promotion of technical materials for enhanced sales presentations & technical marketing
Field Operational Support
Review the operational run report, ensure data are coherent and properly stored into the application database.
Liaise with Field Services Engineers, getting the full job data prepared and operational guidelines reviewed before the operations.
Provide Field Service Support on rig location if necessary.
Building & Maintaining Regional Well Construction Application Knowledge
Provide Technical Training to Sales / UAE Team / Operations, Agents
Provide critical feedback to Engineering / Operations and global UAE Team using appropriate communication process (NCR’s,..)
Feed Corporate Application Engineering for further product development, drilling or completions related practices or modelling analysis requirements and opportunities.
Contribute to share the local experiences through specific applications snapshots, feeding Marketing department for case studies or technical papers.
Maintain the applications database up to date regarding the regional applications.
Represent the organization in outside discussions and technical forums through presentations and authorship of relevant papers
Participate regularly in morning calls & operational meetings.
Deliver technical presentations, supporting technical proposals or post-run analysis in front of customers
Considered Product Lines (Non-exhaustive)
Friction Reduction Tools : Axial, Lateral, Torsional Oscillation Technologies
Downhole Power Equipments : Motors, Jars
Drilling Enhancement Products : Stabilizers, Reamers, Roller Reamers, Hole Openers, Non-rotating Drill Pipe protectors
Casing Wear Protection equipment
Well Construction Solutions
Multi-stage Cementing Operations, including Stage tool & External Casing Packers (Inflates Technologies)
Advanced Deployment Solutions Friction Reduction Technologies : SwivelMASTER, Low Friction Centralisers.
Primary Cementing Equipments : Centralisers, Shoes, Floating Equipment.
Additional exposition to the following technologies and operations would be beneficial :
Fishing & Intervention : capability to develop Risk analysis & Contingency plan
Upper & Lower completions : Mechanical packers, Services packers, Frac Plugs
Desired Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes
Engineering Degree (Petroleum, Mechanical, Mining) (Msc). 8+ years of experience in Drilling & Completions Applications Support, integrating product technology, modelling, operational & sales support expertise & relevant field experience across the following competencies :
Drilling Hydraulics (Tool cleaning, Circulating pressure, ECD Management, Tools activation)
Wellbore quality enhancement, Wellbore Instability challenges
Drillstring Mechanics (Torque & Drag & Buckling)
Well Construction Fundamentals & Operations
Casing Centralization & Cementation operations
Specific Focus on ERD & Horizontal wells challenges
Drilling fundamentals & Applications : Drill Bit Technology, Drilling Response analysis & optimization
Directional Drilling, BHA design
Contribute in the implementation of these new solutions through effective communication skills (Written documentation & Instructions, Documented proposals & Reports, direct customer facing, oral communication, technical marketing materials)
Strong Team player
Ability to build rapport and relationships quickly, excellent team building skills
Self-motivated driver with ability to complete projects / assignments with very little direction
Subject Matter Expert most areas of the respective function
Analytical skills necessary to recognize and solve problems of a highly complex nature
Personally committed to continual improvement and collaborators satisfaction
Scientific Approach, detailed analysis capabilities
Self-driven personality, problem solver.
Keen to learn and share knowledge
Training & Coaching of Younger teammates is critical
Strong capability to think out of the Box , creates and implement new solutions and approaches
Strong multi-tasking skills with ability to work on multiple projects
We thank all applicants that apply however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.