DST/ Well-Test Engineer - VR/18897

Status: Temporary
Rate: £Commensurate with experience
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/18897

Major Operator looking for a Well Test Engineer for a contract position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing future and fast track well testing programmes from initial phase through to end of well report including HPHT and deep-water applications.
  • Selecting and coordinating all specialist inputs for DST, Subsea Test Tree (SSTT) and surface testing.
  • Performing typical well engineering activities for this scope e.g. well planning, tubing stress analysis, contractor evaluation and selection from current available contracts, CWOP, peer reviews, HAZOP/HAZID and risk assessment all in a timely manner.
  • Providing experienced well site supervision during operations.
  • Assessing and providing solutions regarding interfacing with the selected rig.
  • Applying technical skills with innovative thinking to obtain positive outcomes: propose changes to the norm and / or innovations with properly identified risks and expected benefits.
  • Optimising safe working practices in the development of operational programmes. Liaising with the Well Examiner to ensure programs are in line with the Well Examination Scheme.
  • Accurately preparing budgets and durations for assigned work scopes.
  • Ensuring all equipment is prepared, checked and that all services are in place. Developing load out plans with logistics.
  • Supervising small task forces as required to resolve engineering / technical issues and lead operational implementation of solutions.

Candidates Skills / Experience Required:

  • Significant experience in all aspects of offshore / DST / well testing including onshore preparation and offshore execution.
  • Will be familiar with and able to prepare the SSTT services with assistance from the subsea team.
  • Recent UK operator experience and will be familiar with the concept of company rules, general specifications, HSE notifications, codes and standards etc.
  • Will have well performance / reservoir knowledge to assist programme development and on-site supervision.
  • Organisational skills to deliver fast track wells.
  • Hold all required certificates to work offshore.
  • Hold current IWCF Drilling Well Control Level 4 (Supervisor) Surface and Combined certificate.
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