Drilling Engineer
BP - Anchorage, AK

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Anchorage Role synopsis The Drilling Engineer will be accountable for engineering activity covering the planning, program preparation and execution of drilling, well intervention and workover operations within the wells team.

As part of the drilling or well intervention engineering team you will deliver engineering design, program preparation and operational support on new and existing wells. Working with multi-disciplinary teams, you will ensure drilling, workover or well intervention programs, program amendments and dispensations to policy are prepared on schedule and are adequately risk assessed to deliver safe and compliant wells.

Key accountabilities
With a strong commitment to health and safety, will take responsibility for planning and executing a well intervention, drilling or workover program for an oil or gas well.
Ensure programs, program amendments and dispensations to policy are prepared on schedule and are adequately risk assessed.
Working closely with resource teams, geologists, production and service company personnel to ensure a safe and efficient operation.
Cost estimating and cost control for wells activities.
Will monitor all phases of the operations, perform post-analyses for benchmarking and learning, identification and implementation of appropriate new technologies.
Travel will be required to field locations, to monitor and participate in drilling operations, performing third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
Recommendations to engineering studies to improve drilling safety. Essential Education BS Engineering or exemplary industry experience Essential experience and job requirements 5+ years of experience in a Drilling Engineer role with demonstrated competence in well design for drilling, well intervention or workover activities. Other essential skills and knowledge
Personal commitment and proactive approach to health and safety.
Knowledge of conducting assurance and review of well planning work.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
Demonstrated experience working with multi-disciplinary teams.
Proven track record as a strong team player Desirable criteria & qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline
Experience and working knowledge with Landmark well engineering software packages ( DIMS, Wellplan, etc)
IWCF Well Control certified or equivalent.
Knowledge of pore pressure and fracture gradient prediction
Experience of working with third party service providers
Participation in continuous improvement processes
Aptitude to innovate and be open to new ideas Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only Travel required Yes - up to 10% Is this a part time position? No About BP Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

Disclaimer If you are selected for the position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. BP is an equal opportunity employer. Segment Upstream bp.com #tag #bpjobsinalaska Removal Time 23:59 (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) Removal Date 29-Dec-2012

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