Under general supervision, provides on-site supervision of the Logging-While-Drilling (LWD) process, including tool preparation, data acquisition, log generation & Quality Control (QC) and delivery of services to the customer. Serves as the lead engineer on most jobs. Ensures that all data presented to the customer is accurate, timely and meets the highest service quality standards possible. Ensures that expected/needed data and possible problems are identified and reported to the customer. Provides technical consultation to all stakeholders. This includes mud hydraulics, Bottom Hole Assembly (BHA) planning, formation evaluation, drilling tendencies, the mud system and BHA dynamics.
Properly tests all tools and equipment before, during and after each job. Identifies and corrects operational problems to prevent or minimize service impact. Accurately completes all required forms, databases and reports (i.e. service vouchers, lost/damaged equipment, radiation site surveys, End of Job Customer Survey (EJCS) report, First Alert Database (FAD)/Correction, Prevention and Improvement (CPI). Ensures BHA's are assembled as planned, including correct make-up torque, doping and handling. Aware of customer requirements regarding directional survey procedures.
Works with the Directional Driller (DD) to ensure BHA compatibility, planned operating parameters are within specification and correct tool face references are applied. Participates in performance improvement initiatives as required. Skills acquired through completion of the basic M/LWD training program and 6-12 months working as a Field Prof-LWD. Must have successfully passed company tests, or met task guideline requirements. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate technical aptitude to required standards, whilst possessing good communication, arithmetic, data entry and recording skills. Able to read and interpret information well-logs and interpret directional survey information and other well site data. Must possess relevant on and offshore safety certificates. This is a field position.
Be fluent in English and reside in the UK or USA
Minimum of 6 years of experience with LMWD tools, i.e. Resistivity, Density,
Neutron, Gamma Ray and advanced LWD tools.
Familiar with (LWD) processes, including tool preparations, data acquisition, log generation
and Quality Control (QC).
Horizontal well experience.
Provides onsite supervision of the Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) process, including
tool preparation, data acquisition, log generation & Quality Control (QC) and delivery of the services to the customer.
Maintain equipment inventory and supervises tool transfer to and from the job site.
Prepares daily reports and end of well reports.
Must possess good communication, arithmetic, data entry and recording skills.
Be understanding that this role will require the successful candidate to be on call 24/7.
Experience with tensor style MWD tools & MWD equipment.
Able to use Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
Able to lift at least 90 lb tools/equipment.
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Engineering Design & Consulting
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