Senior Completions Engineer

NES Global


Ref: HP403-204

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Completions Engineer NOTE: 2 roles - 1 rotational and 1 residential

Job details:

• Perform Completion Engineering studies to ensure optimum completions are designed.
• Perform Plug and Abandonment studies to ensure optimum integrity and efficiency.
• Provide technical expertise in completion operations including selection, design, planning and execution.
• Deliver timely and accurate assigned completions and workover procedures that comply with applicable policies, standards and processes and industry best practices.
• Provide operational and engineering technical support to Field supervisors and assist the Field supervisors in the decision making process, planning, and forecasting.
• Ensure Health, Safety and Environment requirements are integral to all aspects of the work.
• Ensure all assigned activities comply with Company standards and best industry practices.
• Specify and select completion well stimulation, testing and well intervention related equipment adapted to the well operating conditions.
• Verify equipment Quality Assurance and Quality Control documents comply with contractual requirements and are fit for the well operating conditions.
• Ensure all work within the area of responsibility is adequately documented and lessons learnt are captured for the benefit of future company operations.
• Work closely with Reservoir and Production Engineering personnel to ensure well requirements are delivered.
• Build effective relationships and interact professionally with internal/external stakeholders and service companies.
• Support Wells Operations in supplier performance management.
• Manage the cost cycle through Statement of Requirements, Authorisation for Expenditure, execution, supplements, and invoice resolution.
• Foster personal development by making regular field visits for execution of assigned well programs.
• Seek and follow up on the use of new technology that has the potential to improve productivity, reduce costs and/or enhance safety performance.
• Participate in daily wells operations calls and morning meetings.
• Identify and capture performance improvement opportunities.
• Plan for future wells and ensure required materials and services are available in country and allocated as required.

Communication and Important Working Relationships

Internal Contacts:

• Completion Engineers
• Drilling Engineers
• Drilling Superintendents
• Completion Manager
• Reservoir and Development Production Engineers
• Geologists, Petrophysicists
• Well Interventions Supervisors
• Engineering and Facilities Engineers
• Contracts Engineers.
• External Contacts Service providers, Equipment suppliers, Drilling Contractors.
• Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Job Related Competencies


• Minimum of ten (10) years’ completions and workover experience for oil and gas wells with a major operator.

Educational Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, mechanical or petroleum engineering are preferred. Experience Profile:
• Minimum of ten (10) years’ completions and workover experience for oil and gas wells with a major operator.
• A strong track record as a Completion Engineer including expertise in completion design.
• Track record on plug and abandonments, including planning, design and execution.
• Work experience in the Middle East and North Africa region preferred.


• Interpersonal skills necessary to establish good working relationships with teams.
• High proficiency with Information Technology and industry software including Tubing Movement Modelling, nodal analysis, torque and drag.
• A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and critical thinking.
• The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency.
• Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty.
• A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture.
• The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture.
• Self-aware with excellent English communication skills, both written and oral.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide. With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

About the Company

We know how important people are to a business. We understand what's needed to match highly skilled technical and engineering candidates with some of the largest organisations and engineering projects around the globe. We have supplied talent to the energy, infrastructure, life sciences and IT sectors for over 30 years and we're incredibly proud of our reputation.

Now an international organisation with offices in Europe, Asia, America, Australia, Russia, Africa and the Middle East, we lead the way in supporting worldwide technical and engineering talent and we work with an enviable network of clients. In 2011, we achieved sales of 383 million British Pound.

With more than 4,400 contracted personnel on assignments globally, our position is set to grow stronger as the world looks to develop safer and more sustainable energy resources. The promise of our future lies in our unrivalled insight into the industry: and the talent that works in it.

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