Drill Stem Test Engineer

Vega Consultants AS
Drill Stem Test Engineer

The department is responsible for planning of all drilling exploration wells in Drilling & Well. We are currently looking for an operational DST engineer, to support our upcoming offshore operations. 

Description about task and responsibilities

The Engineer will be responsible for supporting into detailed planning of a Drill Stem Test (DST) or injection tests for one or several exploration wells with a planned spud 2024, including offshore operational execution as well test engineer during the test phase. The engineer shall (but not limited to): 

  • Provide the detailed planning for execution of drill stem test(s) as decided by Company 
  • Support and follow-up of ongoing daily operations, onshore and offshore 
  • Perform experience transfer and well reporting 
  • Work in teams with other disciplines and with external suppliers 
  • Experience with HPHT operation is an advantage 
  • Perform risk assessment, prepare detailed operational procedures, evaluate and recommend required equipment 

Personal Qualities: 

  • Team builder where co-operation and team work is essential 
  • A structured approach with regard to planning, coordinating and executing activities 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks 
  • Performance driven and commercial mind-set 
  • Good communication and analytical skills 
  • Ability to live by «I am safety» expectations 
  • A lean mindset 

Competence Requirements

  • Master or Bachelor degree within relevant discipline and minimum 5-10 years of experience, including test planning and recent operational/offshore execution experience. 
  • Valid IWCF and offshore health certificate . 

Contract period: 02.06.2024 (after agreement)-30.12.2024, option period 2 x 3 months. 

Work Location: Stavanger. Onshore sporadic offshore. Commuters accepted

Please do not hesitate to contact Kjersti Jonker for more information about the role, +47 97704446, kjersti.jonker@vegaconsultants.no. 








24.04.24 Candidates will be reviewed continuously


Kjersti Jonker
97 70 44 46