Drilling Engineer III

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City:
Pittsburgh
State/Territory:
PA
Job Category:
Engineering
Job ID:
995

The Drilling Engineer III has the following responsibilities:

  • Engineering design and optimization of wells.
  • Track, evaluate, and manage KPI’s to improve operations and identify areas to enhance performance.
  • Monitors the daily progress of well operations and current daily costs, compares actual costs with original AFE and recommends changes or improvements to rig work techniques, which could lead to optimization of expenses;
  • Writes AFE’s and performs economic evaluations on new projects and wells.
  • Performs modeling for torque and drag;
  • Contributes to conceptual field development design;
  • Works with multidisciplinary professionals to evaluate the commercial viability of the well and monitor progress during drilling;
  • Obtains relevant data, carries out analyses and recommends immediate actions as necessary;
  • Visits rig site, vendor facilities, to complete full evaluation of issues and new equipment / technology.
  • Finds and evaluates new technology.
  • Prepares full engineering analyses of drilling data or project performance
  • Works with specialist contractors and suppliers, such as directional drilling companies, cement companies or suppliers of drilling fluids to find process improvements and evaluate performance;
  • Establishes and administers drilling and service contracts
  • Adheres to safety and environmental standards.
  • Prepares well data sheets;
  • Develops drilling programs;

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering preferred(mechanical, chemical or petroleum preferred)
  • 4 plus years exp required
  • Internship with an operator preferred
  • Familiarity with water and oil based drilling fluids preferred.
  • Directional / Horizontal well drilling experience a plus
  • WellView and Landmark software experience a plus.
  • Experience with MS Office.
  • Innovative

 EQT offers a competitive compensation and benefits package; and flexible work arrangements.

** Position is located in Pittsburgh, PA. **

*Comprehensive Relocation Package Included

EQT Corporation and its subsidiaries is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer -- M/F/Disability/Veteran

***THIS JOB IS ELIGIBLE FOR AN EMPLOYEE REFERRAL REWARD OF $$$.***

 

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