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Tuesday 8 October 2013

Senior Specialist Lead Engineer jobs opportunity in Uganda at Weatherford

Job Title: Senior Specialist Lead Engineer
Organization: Weatherford
Duty Station: Uganda

About Weatherford:
Weatherford is one of the largest international oil and natural gas service companies. The company provides products and services for drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention of oil and natural gas wells, along with pipeline construction and commissioning.

Job Summary: The Senior Specialist Lead Engineer will be responsible for the successful installation of optical and electronic downhole reservoir monitoring equipment for regions supported by Production Optimisation GBU. The installations will be performed directly by the job holder or indirectly through the supervision of 3rd parties. The work performed on/offsite will be under customer supervision to the contracted specification. These are to be achieved within the framework of the job scope and subject to our client contractual obligations and both regulatory and Weatherford policies and procedure requirements

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Specialist Lead Engineer is responsible for ensuring that he/she is familiar and confident in performing all “field operations” in advance of being required to perform the actual “field operations”. Any deficiencies identified are to be reported in a timely manner to ensure all “field operations” are performed successfully to the contracted specification.
 The Lead Specialist Engineer is responsible for identifying and documenting any Risk Assessment, associated with performing “field operations” in a timely manner ahead or performing the said “field operation”.
The Lead Specialist Engineer is responsible for ensuring he or she participates in Projects to Operations handover, evaluating the content of any Rig Book and or Procedures and Work Instructions and ensuring any deficiencies are noted and highlighted.

The Lead Specialist Engineer is responsible for the Safety, Integrity and Security of all equipment used or delivered for “field operations”, he/she is also responsible for ensuring all equipment is returned and any damages or shortages reported to the Company Man and PE prior to back-loading and shipment.
The Specialist Engineer is responsible for all “field operations” equipment.
When arriving onsite the Specialist Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all equipment for installation in the Well is bench checked and where practical all Weatherford and /or3rd party interfaces are rechecked in a timely manner ahead of Rig Floor operations.
The Specialist Engineer is responsible for all “field operation” reporting, including daily reports and end of job reporting.
Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfill these
End of Job Reports processed and issued to the Project and Operations Manager within 5 working days
Field Service Record Sheet to be completed, signed and returned to the Operations Co-ordinator within 5 working days
Expenses to be completed and a report issued for approval within 5 working days

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The candidate should hold a diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline or Physical Sciences
10 years of prior experience in a field engineer/ service engineer position
Team Player, Able to work long hours under pressure, willing to do rotational work as required
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should their CVs indicating the position applied for to: jade.vanderbyl@eu.weatherford.com
Candidates applying for the advertised positions will be selected on merit.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 28th October, 2013