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Senior Drilling Engineer / Engineering Project Leader Aberdeen

Job Posted
29th Aug 2019
Start Date
11th Nov 2019

Zenith are currently conducting several well abandonment design studies, and anticipate an increase in abandonment business in the near term.

We are recruiting senior drilling engineers to work on UK sector abandonments across a variety of platform and subsea assets.

In addition to abandonment scopes, Zenith is currently engaged on a campaign of 12 land wells in North Africa, and a variety of engineering studies and engineering support for UK and international wells (deep water, jack up, and platform).

You may be assigned to these projects in addition to abandonment work, as required.

Profile / Skills

  • Degree qualified
  • Minimum 10 years experience in the oil and gas drilling industry
  • Onsite operational experience on a drilling rig
  • Evidence of professional training and competence development since graduation
  • Fully competent in designing oil/gas wells or abandonments, writing design documents, constructing time cost estimates, assessing risk and opportunity, providing decision support for management
  • Evidence of having performed senior roles with single point responsibility for engineering or operations delivery
  • Demonstrable competence in supervising less experienced engineers
  • Strong accountability culture – ethic of ownership and delivery
  • Well developed knowledge of technical, operational and safety management policies and practices
  • Positive approach to people and relationships
  • Efficient and effective, delivery focussed

Depending on experience level and background, you may be assigned as a the project leader for a suitable engineering scope.

The project leader is responsible for day to day project management, delivery of scopes against contract and representing Zenith to the client.

***This position would require applicants to be able to work in the UK without any assistance***

To apply for the position please forward your cv to

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