Wellsite Drilling Engineer – Shell

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : March 13, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

At Shell Qatar, it is a positive place to work where our strong safety and performance culture help us deliver quality wells. We work as one team and are committed to excellence and accountable for delivering high quality subsurface data for future development projects in Qatar.

What’s the role?

Support the Senior Drilling Supervisor during drilling operations, and independently supervise distinct elements of some drilling activities.


  • The Well Site Drilling Engineer is responsible for supporting the Senior Drilling Supervisor by preparing detailed procedures for the drilling and completion operations.
  • He/she is responsible for supporting the implementation of all the company’s policies, procedures and guidelines on drilling operations, safety and environmental protection.
  • He/she prepares detailed casing tallies, detailed casing and cementing programs, follows up and supervises cement operations, interacts and supervises mud operations and other third party contractors onboard.
  • Performs checks and verifications on third party contractor equipment, the HSSE elements of that equipment to achieve the highest value requirements in accordance with the well programme.
  • Responsible for accurate preparation and timely submittal of reports.
  • Works closely with the onsite geologist to ensure that geological input is considered in the operational plans.
  • Attends DWOP’s, after action reviews and challenge sessions.
  • Monitors performance and drives performance improvement initiatives on the rig.

Main challenges for this position are:

  • Ensure that the level of HSE management is at an acceptable level from the start of operations will be a major challenge.
  • Role is primarily based offshore. Thus, ability to work offshore rotation cycle for 3 years within the first 5 years is mandatory.
  • Commitment to complete the Shell Wells Development program. Completion of Round 1 & 2 study (in addition to office / site work) and exams is mandatory for development as a Well Engineer.

What We Need From You

  • Graduate Engineer with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum three year experience after graduation or equivalent.
  • Creative and enthusiastic with a strong team spirit, who thrives under tough circumstances.
  • Ability of working and managing in a multi-cultural environment.
  • This position is a local position.

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