Randstad Drilling Engineer in Houston, Texas

Drilling Engineer

job details:

  • location:Houston, TX

  • salary:$120,000 - $160,000 per year

  • date posted:Thursday, November 29, 2018

  • experience:10 years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Oil and Gas Extraction

  • reference:145024

job description

Drilling Engineer

Permanent position: Private oil and gas company is looking for a Drilling Engineer for their Houston office. Qualified candidates must have Onshore shale experience, field experience, and a minimum of 7 years of drilling engineering experience. They are looking for someone who has an entrepreneurial spirit and self motivated.

Responsibilities for the Drilling Engineer

  • Provide operational support of well programs

  • Responsible for directional plans, technical decisions to optimize efficiency

  • Analyze data during and after well execution to improve and refine drilling program

  • Apply technology and innovation in directional drilling, hydraulic and mud systems, casing and drill string design, and completions to improve drilling performance and well economics

  • Design wells in support of a field development and prepare cost estimates and assessing risk

Requirements for the Drilling Engineer

  • MUST have BS in Petroleum Engineering

  • Must have minimum of 7 years of drilling experience and working onshore unconventional areas

  • Must have significant field work experience with proven track record

  • Must have experience with industry softwares such as Wellview, Spotfire, etc

  • Must be able to travel as needed to field

  • Must possess a self motivated attitude and be proactive


  • Comprehensive benefits

  • Equity

  • Room for growth

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.