Job Id OEJ0000001665

Consultant Snubbing Specialist

in United Arab Emirates

Posted on:   04th April 2018

Experience: 8+ Years
Job Category: Engineering - Petroleum , Mechanical
Education Basic
Job Type Permanent

Other Details


Supports the development process and delivery of safe, effective workover and completion solutions. 


Snubbing & Project Planning

  • Develops a robust workover program utilizing a snubbing unit and prepares scope of work, technical specifications for snubbing unit and related services.
  • Conducts technical evaluation of snubbing unit along with company and equipment audit/inspection.
  • Reviews of contracting terms pertaining to snubbing unit services and prepares cost estimates for AFE preparation.
  • Directs, supervises and controls all activities pertaining to the workover program. Provides technical trouble shooting when problems occur on the snubbing unit.
  • Monitors drilling expenditures daily with the goal of drilling the most cost-effective wells possible.
  • Reviews equipment planning with Drilling Engineer, Workover Supervisors and the Material & Logistics Coordinator to ensure timely equipment arrivals and to eliminate equipment overstocking.
  • Documents operations risk assessments and WWOPs. Arranges for the pre-spud meeting on the rig to discuss the well instructions and highlight critical issues
  • Conducts after actions reviews, and incorporation of lessons learned to enhance learning efficiency of the organization.
  • Liaises with Construction personnel to ensure that well platforms are constructed to specifications, in a time and cost-effective manner.

HSE Awareness

  • Ensures safety and environmental performance of all drilling related operations by implementing and maintaining HSE programs.

Reporting and Relationships Management

  • Frequent contacts with contracting and petroleum service companies for negotiations and supervision of work.
  • Maintains and exhibits excellent working relationships with all the staff.

Continuous Improvement of Position

  • Keeps abreast of new development within ow expertise and ensures that team members are provided with such information to improve work effectiveness and efficiency.

Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Certifications Required:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Engineering, preferably Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical or equivalent technical field 

Minimum Professional Experience Required:

  • Minimum 8 years working with snubbing units

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