Drilling Equipment Engineer

Houston - Texas - United States - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Drilling, Completions & Geosciences - Academic Bachelor

a Houston based Drilling Equipment Engineer with a strong background in Drilling and Completions project doing equipment designs. This is a long term 2+ years contract with our renowned IOC client in Houston, TX. Position offers possible extension or perm hire with our client.

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Meline Silverio, Account manager

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About this role



  • Will be dedicated to a high-profile project for a specific business unit;
  • This project involves developing new drilling techniques, developing associated equipment with suppliers, writing operational procedures, and deployment of equipment and procedures in the business unit;
  • The work will involve a combination of technical and operational aspects;
  • The engineer will work under a Sr Drilling Engineer who manages this project.
  • Overall the candidate must have an interest in technology development and deployment, have a strong technical drilling engineering background, and experience in developing and deploying drilling equipment;
  • Candidate must have good communication skills and able to work in a project oriented culture;
  • Good spoken and excellent written English is required. Detailed qualification requirements are provided below.

About you

Education/Experience: Bachelor's or Master's in a related engineering field. Minimum 15 years of D&C experience.
Travel requirements: Work is based in offices downtown Houston. If necessary, must be willing and available to travel within the U.S. or internationally on short trips (1-2 weeks).
Specific qualifications:

  • Minimum 15 years experience as Drilling Engineer or Completions Engineer;
  • Significant experience with Integrated Oil Company (IOC);
  • Significant operational D&C experience (rig based, or running D&C operation from office);
  • Strong technical skills – knowledge of D&C tools/equipment, and well design;
  • Experience in drilling equipment development, qualification and deployment (for example RCD’s, pumping skids, etc);
  • Experience generating operational and contingency plans on non-routine operations;
  • Able to perform risk assessments on operational and contingency plans.

What we offer

Brunel Energy providers specialist personnel
to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and
construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating
companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a
network of 40 offices in 5 continents (Europe, Americas, Asia, Africa and
Australia), we currently second over 8,000 Technical Engineering Specialists to
the largest multinational Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors,
through well-established global supply agreements.


  • Contract 2+ year with possible extension
  • Competitive wages +
    benefits + Overtime
  • Full time work

About us

Our client is one of the world's leading
integrated Energy companies. This top 10 Fortune 500 Corporation has pioneered
everything from upstream exploration and production, midstream transportation,
power and trading, to downstream manufacturing and retail


  • Vacancy number: PUB180385
  • Location: Houston
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Closing date: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Meline Silverio

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston


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