Virden, MB - Drilling Engineer/Engineer-in-Training

Reference #: 2013-02-17

Location: Virden, Manitoba, Canada

Posted: Mar-13-2013
Closing: Apr-05-2013

Tundra has an opportunity available for a Drilling Engineer/Engineer-in-Training within our Drilling & Completions department, located in Virden, Manitoba. 

This position reports to the Drilling Manager and is responsible for participating in and contributing to various projects.  Some specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Developing drilling programs, offset well reviews, contributing to the well licensing process, developing AFE’s, daily review of field reports and participation in daily rig calls, and  providing office support to senior D&C personnel as requested.
• Review daily drilling reports for accuracy and completeness.
• Management of electronic field reports, qc of well information filing.
• AFE development and management offset well reviews.
• Review drilling performance and identify areas for optimization.
• Develop and maintain a drilling rig and supervisor schedule regularly.
• Other related duties as required.

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications and competencies:

• Undergraduate degree in Engineering or a diploma in Petroleum Technology.
• Previous oil field experience, specifically drilling rig experience would be a definite asset.
• A desire to learn all aspects of drilling operations, strong attention to detail and a committed team work ethic.
• Ability to complete all company required training; H2S, First Aid, TDG, WHMIS, as well as other courses as required. Previous competency in the above would be a definite asset.
• Must be comfortable with Excel, Word, PVR and possess a high level of proficiency in both oral and written communication skills.
• Candidates must be well versed in all aspects of drilling operations.
• Ability to work in multi-functional results drive team environment and good project management skills
• Good communication and interpersonal skills;
• Strong attention to detail is required.
• Due to the nature of the drilling and completions projects (24 hrs /d, 7 days / wk) the individual will be expected to be available for a significant amount of work outside of regular business hours.
• Office environment, with regular presence at the wellsite expected.
• Computer work; competency in all Windows Office programs, MS Project, and third party software such as directional programs (for example) as required.
• Field work, wellsite / rig supervision as required. Significant time may be required outside of regular business hours as situations arise, due to the 7 day / week, 24 hr / day nature of the drilling industry.
• Remote locations as required. Currently Tundra’s operations are within SW Manitoba and SE Saskatchewan.
• Travel as required. On average 1 trip to Calgary per month may be required.

All interested individuals are invited to submit a resume to Human Resources on-line via Tundra’s website by April 5, 2013.  Reference #2013-02-17.

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest; however only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.

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