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 (7)


  • Rod Running Supervisor

    • Asia
    • India
    • Barmer
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    Purpose The Rod Running Unit Supervisor is the Company Representative on the rig site and is responsible for the safe and cost-efficient execution of all Rod Running and Fishing Activities.  He reports to the Field DGM and coordinates the site requirements with office and field base. Terms & Conditions Type : Consultant Role Rotation : 4/4 […]

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  • Lead Drilling Engineer

    • Asia
    • India
    • Gurgaon
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    Key Accountabilities • Primary responsibility is to ensure well engineering & well operations by execution contractor as per plan and safety requirement • Follow up day to day drilling operations • Sign off drilling part of well acceptance criteria  • Maintain drilling database • Preparation of End of well reports

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  • Data & Digital Solutions Specialist

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

    Role Purpose Provide support and assistance to all tasks related to digital transformation initiatives – primarily planning, implementation and troubleshooting. Key Accountabilities Development of state-of-the-art Data Bases, Data management, and warehouse Design and Implement process automation solutions Support adoption of ML and AI solutions Conduct data analytics and advance visual Organize all technical documents, using […]

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  • Workover Rig Supervisor

    • Asia
    • India
    • RJ
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    Purpose of the Job: The Workover and Completion Rig Supervisor is the Company Representative on the rig site and is responsible for the safe and cost-efficient execution of all Completion and Work over related activities in accordance with the program. He reports to the Field DGM and co-ordinates the site requirements with office and field base.

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  • Completions Engineer

    • Middle East
    • Norway
    • Stavanger
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    WTS Energy is seeking to hire Completions Engineer for one of its client who is a reputed Well Services company. Location: Stavanger, Norway ·        LEAN experience will be helpful. See additional details below ·        Provide accurate and timely D&W engineering deliveries to facilitate safe and reliable operations. ·        Feasibility reports of drilling options (exploration, appraisal and infill wells […]

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  • Production operator

    • Europe
    • Romania
    • Bucharest
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    For one of our client, an important oil and gas operator Romania, we are looking for production operators.

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  • Drillers and rig managers for UK- urgent roles

    • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • London
    • Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

    For an important drilling contractor, for an urgent project in UK we are looking for: drillers rig managers Requirements All candidates should have experience on Drillmec HH-102 or HH-220 cyber rigs valid IWCF good language skills Responsibilities: managing crew to perform operations in an efficient and safely matter responsible for safe operations of rig floor […]

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