Drilling operations engineer

Looking for a new job as a drilling operations engineer? Start your search with WTS Energy, a leading recruiter for the global energy sector. We employ consultants in offshore and onshore drilling operations, working with major oil and gas companies to fill their most important vacancies. Simply review and apply for current vacancies online, or create a candidate account and tell us more about your experience.

Challenging opportunities for drilling operations engineers

Drilling operations engineers are involved in the entire lifecycle of a well. From designing wells and planning drilling programs to coordinating drilling teams and managing budgets, these roles require a high level of responsibility and are compensated accordingly. WTS offers both permanent and contract positions for drilling operations engineers, and works directly with you to determine the most suitable role.

Positions available worldwide

WTS is a truly global company, with regional offices or an operational presence in more than 40 locations. We employ consultants in every significant oil and gas-producing region, from Houston to Dubai and everywhere in between. Our in-depth local knowledge and extensive support network ensure your success no matter where your drilling operations engineer job is based.

Our vacancies (6)



  • MWD Field Engineer

    • United States
    • Midland
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    Perform MWD field services role in the drilling and logging of onshore wells. Be responsible for operation of MWD field surface software and the rigging up and rigging down of equipment. Operate and configure downhole MWD tools and ensure operational specifications of downhole MWD tools are not exceeded. Participate in field incident root cause analysis. […]

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  • Drilling Fuids Engineer

    • United States
    • Midland
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    Job Summary: The Drilling Fluids Engineer is directly responsible for safely and efficiently managing well site operations relevant to the drilling fluids system. At this level, the employee has an in-depth understanding of the drilling fluids system chemistry and is capable of properly testing and maintaining the properties of the drilling fluids system without supervision, and […]

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  • Floorhand

    • United States
    • Midland
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    The Floorhand assists the Motorhand, Derrickhand, and Driller in day-to-day rig operations. Major responsibilities include general maintenance and cleaning, checking the rig and equipment, and assisting in drilling activities. The Floorhand is responsible for making drill pipe connections and tripping pipe in/out of the drilling hole. This is a job that requires at least one […]

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  • Offshore Operations Manager (Production and Maintenance)

    • Mexico
    • Tampico
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    For an International Oil Company with presence in Mexico we are currently looking for a Operations Manager (Production, Maintenance & optimization)  Reporting to the Asset Manager, the Production Operations Manager is responsible for the overall offshore and onshore production operation and for providing a safe, cost-effective and environmentally responsible well monitoring, surveillance, production optimization, well […]

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  • Derrick Man

    • Nigeria
    • Other
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    WTS Energy is currently searching for Derrick Man (x4) to work on board clients Jackup Offshore Drilling Unit in Nigeria.The drilling project is estimated to be for a 3 months period with option to extend. The Rotation schedule will be 28 Days on, 28 Days off. Interested candidates should meet the below requirements: ·       5 years […]

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  • Well Work Supervisor

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Abu Dhabi
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    Job Purpose and Scope: Being COMPANY in-field representative, responsible to supervise all of the 'WellWork Operations' activities including well intervention, stimulation and testing operations, to be carried out on COMPANY installations, both offshore and on artificial islands. To work and maintain close coordination with the various COMPANY stakeholders (especially WWE Engineers) as well as with […]

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