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Recruitment : Senior Drilling Engineer

Recruitment : Senior Drilling Engineer
Merlin ERD

Merlin ERD provide expert consultancy services to global clients in all aspects of Drilling Engineering for Extended Reach Drilling, High Angle Horizontal & Complex Wells – Feasibility, Design & Detailed Engineering, Problem Investigation & Review, Performance Improvement/Optimisation, Equipment Specification and Specialist Training.


Due to rapid growth and high demand for our skills and expertise, we are looking for experienced Senior Drilling Engineers to join our world class team.

We are:

• Acknowledged experts in our field.
• Independent and influential.
• Professional and dedicated.
• Employee owned.

Are you:

• A team player and good communicator?
• Adaptable?
• Motivated by performance?
• Experienced and capable in your technical discipline?

As a Senior Drilling Engineer within the technical team you will be expected to have the following key competencies:

• Essential technical knowledge which allows you to be able to advise clients on geomechanics and wellbore stability problems, torque, drag and hydraulics optimisation, hole cleaning best practise, drilling fluids and cementing considerations related to ERD wells.

• Significant experience in the design, planning and execution of extended reach or edge of the envelope high angle wells.

• Be able to communicate your knowledge, experience and observations effectively to a wide range of people

Generally, you will be educated to degree level, have the right to live and work in the UK and be willing to relocate to Perth, Scotland.

Why work with Merlin ERD?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with an exceptional technical and commercial track record, that values efforts and rewards performance. Our business offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to become a stakeholder, through the Employee Ownership scheme – which will see you rewarded as we grow.

What’s next?

If you can demonstrate that you meet the key competency criteria, please send your CV with a covering letter stating why you are the perfect candidate to