Field Engineer, National Oilwell Varco (NOV) UAE

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 10 months ago
  • 8000-20000 AED / Month

National Oilwell Varco (NOV)

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) presently has a job opening for eligible candidate for position of a Global Field Engineer. The selected candidate will join NOV’s team of industry leading experts developing cutting edge rotary steerable drilling systems for Oil and Gas exploration. This job has recently been posted by NOV and is now open for all desirous applicants. 

Job Purpose of A Global Field Engineer

Provide technical support and manage / supervise drilling operations, ensuring they are safe, efficient and productive.

Duties of A Global Field Engineer

  • Implement all directional drilling plans and procedures according to company plan and oversee all drilling operations of rig site and ensure compliance to all drilling objectives.
  • Provide assistance and training to all drilling trainees.
  • Manage all marketing and sales activities for various company products & supervise efficient working of all processes.
  • Administer all directional operations and analyze performance of all drilling procedures.
  • Assist all client representatives to resolve all issues and monitor job progress and maintain records of all data and prepare required documentation.
  • Maintain and ensure efficiency in maintenance of all company assets and locations.
  • Ensure adequacy of all supplies and equipment for operational purposes.
  • Prepare records for all equipment present on rig in coordination with client representatives.
  • Ensure safety in work areas at all times, according to required standards and provide required training to all trainees and assess performance
  • Collaborate with various departments to manage work flows for all rig projects and ensure efficient working of same and prepare schedules for all test activities on drilling rig.
  • Analyze and evaluate complex datasets, compile concise and actionable reports and present findings to peers, management, and customers alike.
  • Creation and improvement of technical documentation (procedures, checklists etc) for field operations.
  • Job preparation for both onsite or remote job execution support for global RSS operations.
  • Remote technical support and training for field operations.
  • Repair and Maintenance Technical Support, Liaise between customers and the global technical operations team on repair and maintenance support needs.

Who Can Apply?


  • Bachelor’s degree or BS degree in science, technology or engineering related field.


  • 5 years of demonstrated directional drilling experience with an emphasis on rotary steering systems required.
  • 5 plus years as Field Engineer (MWD and/or DD)
  • Must have direct experience of directional drilling and drilling rig operations.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Good analytical skills with ability for problem solving.
  • Planning, including ability to plan and supervise workloads.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Rig Control Systems.

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