Well Placement Engineer Job – Schlumberger Limited

Job Title: Well Placement Engineer

Organisation: Schlumberger Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Schlumberger is the world’s largest oilfield services company. Working globally often in remote and challenging locations we invent, design, engineer, and apply technology to help our customers find and produce oil and gas safely.


Job Summary: The Well Placement Engineer is responsible for assisting in delivery of safe, efficient, and reliable products and services to our customers. The job consults with operations groups as needed to support the area of expertise and identifies opportunities for continuous improvement of product and service delivery and formally communicates findings. The Well Placement Engineer actively participates in promoting new technology and services offerings and supports the PL in risk management and applying lessons learned to improve job design and execution as related to the area of expertise. They provide real-time support to operations as required


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support in the area of expertise throughout the Sales and Product and Service Delivery process.
  • Assist as required with the development of technical job designs for BLS.
  • Assist with identifying areas where new and cost effective techniques can be applied.
  • Explore opportunities for value-added products and services.
  • Consult with Design/Technical Engineer role as required to optimize the technical design.
  • Assist in evaluating technical viability and overall appraisal of tenders as related to the area of expertise.
  • Remain current on new technologies.
  • Maintain customer visibility through active participation in professional society activities and calls for papers.
  • Understand the competition’s technical offering.
  • Participate in external technical societies and communities.
  • Contribute, write and review technical publications.
  • Engage with local universities, Customer institutes and research organizations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas sector
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Well Placement Engineer
  • At least 2 years’ experience working on MWD/LWD
  • At least 2 years’ experience handling Well Correlation and LWD data interpretations (an added advantage)


How to Apply:

Please send ONLY a CV and application letter MERGED into ONE document to email address: UGRecruit@slb.com. Please DO NOT attach any other documents. Please quote the Job title being applied for in the subject of your email and apply for only ONE post.


Only candidates that follow these instructions and meet the minimum requirements shall be contacted.


Deadline: 31st October 2022

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