Scientific Drilling Inc.
  • 16-Feb-2018 to 17-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • OPS: USA Domestic
  • Charleroi, PA, USA
  • Full Time


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work with Engineers and customers to gather preliminary data and design well plans in customary formats, including Torque-Drag and Hydraulics when required.

Calculate well path designs using information provided by client's Engineers and geologists.

Prepare and/or approve planning reports, anti-collision reports, preliminary plots and wall plots for clients, SDI office and field use.

Supervise daily updates to appropriate databases with daily surveys provided by SDI field personnel.

Prepare and submit PVA plots and daily reports to clients.

Monitor and advise on close approach scenarios when drilling conditions necessitate.

Assist in monitoring Daily Key Performance Indicators (KPI) as required by clients, prepare and/or approve EOW (End of Well) Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), Final Reports and plots for clients and SDI office at the end of each job.

From time to time, may go on-site or to client site to consult with drilling personnel regarding wellbore position and other issues related to well planning, drilling engineering, or operations.

Under direct supervision of the District Manager.

Perform other relevant duties as required.


Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

Develop proficiency using Torque & Drag and Hydraulics software to help clients understand drilling issues.

Learn more complex engineering software applications as applicable to advising clients.

Support other district Well Planners and Engineers to cover peak loads, provide computer support, and solve problems.

Provide well planning and engineering support for tenders, initial support when launching new districts.

In-House well planning/engineering if applicable.

May participate in industry specific best practices groups such as SPE, AADE, IADD, etc. Actively engaged in further academic and technical proficiency.

Must be cross trained in Scientific Drilling applications.


Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Learns quickly and adapts to new problems and situations.

Pursues every job with drive and determination.

Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions.

Is personally committed to continual improvement and client satisfaction.

Actively listens, and proficient in oral and written communication with managers, peers, and clients.

Presents self with professional appearance and behavior.

Ability to multi-task.

Proven track record of soft skills in communication and team building.


Education, Experience, Certification, and Training

Bachelor degree in Engineering or Science (Mechanical, Petroleum, Civil, Industrial, Aerospace, Math, and Physics) or equivalent required. Appropriate substitute of both employer coursework and industry experience may be considered.

2-3 years of well planning experience a plus.

1 - 3 years field experience in upstream oil and gas field drilling, surveying, measurement while drilling or directional planning is a plus.

Desire computer skills experience in MS Office.

Proficiency in Landmark Graphics COMPASS or equivalent Planning software.


Location, Physical Requirements, and PPE

Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, climb stairs, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry under 45 lbs., perceive depth and operate a motor vehicle.

Conditions may include working inside and/or outside. May work around machines with moving parts and moving objects. Working near radiant and electrical energy. Working closely with others or working alone. Working extended or irregular hours and travelling by all possible modes of transportation.


Limitations and Disclaimer

This job description describes the general duties and responsibilities and physical requirements associated with the position; it is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required for the position.

The general duties and responsibilities and physical requirements associated with the position are subject to modification in order to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some physical requirements may exclude individuals who pose a threat or risk to the health or safety to themselves or others.

 This job description neither states nor implies that the listed general duties and responsibilities and physical requirements associated with the position are the only tasks expected of an employee. An employee is also required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor and not in violation of any applicable laws, regulations, or rules.

 Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. To perform this job successfully, an employee must possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty, responsibility, and physical requirement proficiently.

 Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

Scientific Drilling Inc.
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