Drilling Engineer – Taranaki – Todd Energy

If you are an experienced Drilling Engineer that would like to work in an active company where you’ll find challenging work and like the idea of living in the best medium-sized town in the world, then we want to hear from you!

You’ll have solid hands-on experience in oil and gas drilling operations and would now like to break into fresh challenges. You like the idea of working in a small but fast paced team where you can shoulder your own responsibilities and help steer the direction of the work and the team.

We are Todd Energy, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a leading oil & gas explorer for over 70 years. In conjunction with various joint venture partners, Todd Energy has ownership in a number of facilities that are responsible for over 80% of New Zealand’s hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about us at: http://www.toddenergy.co.nz/

Our Location
Our well engineering team is located not far from our producing assets in New Plymouth and our Taranaki province was recently voted 2nd best region to visit by the Lonely Planet in a recent survey. It’s a place where you can enjoy a 10 minute commute and still live in the countryside. At weekends you can ski in the morning and surf in the afternoon, if you’ve a mind to! Visit http://www.taranaki.info/liveandwork/ to find out more about living and working in this stunning location.

The Role
We are looking for an experienced Drilling Engineer to support our busy Well Engineering and Operations team for a 1 year, fixed term.

Suitable applicants must have:
University degree in an engineering discipline.
Minimum 7 years’ experience in well engineering design, planning and operations.
Expertise in well design (T&D modelling, well planning, casing design), engineering tools (Landmark suite preferred), vendor selection and contracting.
Experience including site operations and well site engineering supervision of critical tasks such as critical cementation, whipstock operation, new technology implementation.
Experience in Front End Engineering Design (FEED) such as past involvement in field development scenario planning collaborating and being part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Experience in well engineering design, well construction and commercial experience for onshore operations.
Strong stakeholder management skills are essential.
Well Control Certificate up to date.
High level of numeracy, analytical and communications skills including report writing and presentation skills.
Ability to work effectively within multi-disciplinary teams.
Ability to interface well with colleagues, and service providers.
Ability to drive issues and proactively influence others with sound technical reasoning.
Able to set priorities on competing issues according to value to business, and able to work in rapidly changing environment
Motivated, self-starting, independent individual with a high level of initiative

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to toddcareers@toddenergy.co.nz before 5pm, Friday 10 March 2017.

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