Sr. Drilling Engineer
SM Energy - Houston, TX

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The Drilling Engineer handles assignments of a broad scope and moderate difficulty. Responsible for the conceptual well design and efforts to ensure that wells are designed and delivered to meet the agreed business objectives with regards to operational risks, drilling optimization, safety and cost effectiveness.

Promote and ensure exemplary HSE practices

Plan and design the well, monitor actual drilling phase of the well with an emphasis on cost and efficiency tracking and provide engineered solutions to real time problems as needed

Develop and design drilling programs, including casing, drill string/BHA, mud, cement, bit, directional components

Perform well review with Drill Site Manager and Drilling Superintendent for process optimization and continuous improvement

Prepare and document detailed drilling prognosis

Effectively communicate with well supervisors on multiple rigs

Prepare, submit and track AFE’s for drilling, ensuring daily reports are submitted accurately and on time

Verify invoices prior to approval in WellView to ensure accuracy

Verify that estimates reflect current cost scenarios (rig rates, permits, location, insurance, title, etc.)

Develop and evaluate new methods for saving time and costs related to drilling programs

Conduct post well analysis to determine areas for improvement. Must collaborate with asset team members, completions, operations, land department, accounting, service companies, rig contractors, state and regulatory agencies

Assist with training and development of entry level engineers and technical support personnel

On call support, including nights and weekends will be required

Conduct business with the highest ethical standards; demonstrate decision-making skills that ensure the safety of all persons associated with SM facilities

Other duties as assigned

B.S. degree in Petroleum (preferred), Mechanical or Chemical Engineering is required

Minimum of 4 years of applicable engineering experience

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