[Vacancy]: Well Intervention Engineer Needed at WTS Energy

March 15, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary

The well Intervention Engineer will focus on optimizing, designing, planning, the producing hydrocarbons from wells and collaborate with the Project Manager, reservoir engineers, logistics coordinator, and various technical specialists to maximize the efficiency of the workover operation.

Main Responsibilities

The specific responsibilities may vary depending on the stage of the well’s life cycle, but generally, his job also includes:

  • Well Design and Planning:

    • Collaborate with geologists, reservoir engineers, and other stakeholders to design well trajectories and plans.
    • Develop drilling programs considering geological formations, wellbore stability, and drilling fluid requirements.
  • Well Intervention and Drilling Operations:

    • Plan and execute well intervention operations, such as workovers, completions, and stimulation treatments.
    • Ident Oversee drilling operations to ensure they adhere to safety, environmental, and regulatory standards.
    • Monitor drilling parameters, such as mud weight, rate of penetration, and wellbore stability, to optimize drilling efficiency.
    • identify and solve well performance issues, including production decline and equipment failures.
  • Equipment Selection and Procurement:

    • Select appropriate drilling and intervention equipment, including drill bits, casing, tubing, and downhole tools.
    • Work with vendors to procure necessary equipment and services, ensuring cost-effectiveness and compliance with industry standards.
  • Risk Management:

    • Assess and manage risks associated with drilling and well intervention activities, including well control, blowouts, and environmental impacts.
    • Implement measures to mitigate risks and ensure the safety of personnel and assets.
  • Data Analysis:

    • Analyze well data, including drilling logs, pressure tests, and production data, to optimize well performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Cost Control:

    • Monitor and control drilling and intervention costs, staying within budgetary constraints while maintaining operational efficiency.
  • Regulatory Compliance:

    • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations governing drilling and intervention activities.
  • Documentation and Reporting:

    • Maintain accurate records of drilling and intervention activities, including daily reports, equipment specifications, and performance metrics.
    • Prepare and submit reports to management, regulatory authorities, and other stakeholders as required.
  • Continuous Improvement:

    • Stay abreast of industry developments, technological advancements, and best practices to continuously improve drilling and intervention processes.


  • Well service operations (eg slickline, eline, rod jobs, Xmas tree) experience required.
  • Experienced in Artificial lift systems (ESPs & Beam Pump)
  • Experienced in well integrity management.
  • Maximo’s maintenance management systems competence
  • Control of Work systems competence (eg ISSOW or equivalent)
  • IWCF Well Control or Well Interventions Certificate (supervisor level)
  • Background in Well Intervention Engineering or Completions preferred
  • Engineering or Science degree preferred

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