Senior Applications Engineer – Well Construction

@Bronze Electromechanical Bros posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Job Summary

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.

Customer Experience

  • 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)

Drilling Solutions

  • 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

Technical Skills

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
  • Completions Fundamentals
  • Casing Centralization & Cementation operations
  • Casing Wear
  • Specific Focus on ERD & Horizontal wells challenges
  • Geomechanics
  • Drilling fundamentals & Applications: Drill Bit Technology, Drilling Response analysis & optimization
  • Directional Drilling, BHA design
  • Dynamics

Soft Skills

  • 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.

  • Company: Bronze Electromechanical Bros
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Education Level: Master
  • Experience: 8 Years
  • Job Type: Engineering

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