Drilling Engineer


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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Location: Victoria

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 50
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 4 February 2022

About this role: Drilling Engineer

About this role: Drilling Engineer

Seeking a Drilling Engineer to work in Melbourne CBD, VIC. This will be for an ongoing contractor position.

Brunel Australasia are currently partnered with our client who is a global leading natural oil and gas producer. They have a great reputation for creating a safety-focused culture, in on and offshore environments.

The Drilling Engineer will be required to support Plug & Abandon and Drilling/Planning and execution operations. Providing the engineering planning, design, surveillance, and follow-up required for the safe and efficient drilling and completing of drilling programs. Ensuring well objectives are met while assuring the highest standards of engineering integrity, safety, and environmental protection are applied.

  • Generate and evaluate well conceptual designs to agreed well objectives
  • Refine selected well concepts to achieve an executable and AFE level (CP4) costed well design
  • Provide input into the AFE sanction process and input to other internal and external approvals
  • Develop comparative risk assessments of well concepts during Select work phases
  • Exhibit safe behaviors at all times when on company property and/or on company business
  • Comply with all SSHE policies and standards
  • Apply the SSHE Management System as appropriate to the relevant area of the business
  • Comply with Company's Well Design and Operations Management Standards, Statutory Regulations and Industry Guidance Notes.



    • B.S. degree in engineering or related technical field
    • Able to effectively organize and communicate thoughts
    • Experience with well design software as well as Microsoft applications
    • Read, write and speak fluent English
    • Industry experience with well planning and execution



    • Melbourne CBD based office
    • Daily Rate (10hr)
    • Mon-Fri 8AM to 5PM
    • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Professional Team

    About Brunel

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    About Brunel

    Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

    Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

    Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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    How to apply

    How to apply

    If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter (optional)
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    Do you have questions?

    If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Chris Brennan via the details below, quoting publication number:

    Account manager

    Chris Brennan
    Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane
    (07) 3007 7627

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