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Position Drilling Engineer-in-Training
Employer Tundra Oil &; Gas     (View all ads from seller)
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Location Virden

Tundra Oil & Gas is a Manitoba-based oil and gas exploration and production company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Winnipeg-based James Richardson & Sons, Limited. Tundra’s head office is located in Winnipeg and has offices in Virden and Calgary. Tundra is recognized as the largest oil producer in Manitoba, and has invested over 3 billion dollars since 1980, creating jobs and economic activity while in the process of exploring for oil in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Tundra is seeking a Drilling Engineer-in-Training for our Virden, MB office.

This is a developmental role and it is expected that over time, the candidate’s responsibilities will increase as the individual learns and demonstrates their competencies.  

Reporting to the Drilling Operations Manager the Drilling Engineer-in-Training is responsible to:

•Develop drilling programs, drilling risk assessments, and offset well reviews

•Provide pre-spud packages to Drilling Supervisors

•Contribute to the well licensing process

•Complete Generwell tasks

•Participate in daily rig calls

•Provide office support to Senior Drilling personnel as requested. 

•Review daily drilling reports for accuracy and completeness. 

•Manage electronic field reports, QC of well information for filing.

•AFE development and management.

•Provide drilling support to business development teams as assigned.

•Carry out projects as assigned - drilling related investigations into a variety of performance issues, with an expectation of recommendations. 

•Review drilling performance and identify areas for optimization.

•Develop and maintain a Drilling Rig Supervisor schedule and contact list. 

•Become involved in solving drilling issues as they arise.

•Other duties as assigned.


Candidates for this position will possess the following qualifications and competencies:


•Undergraduate Degree in Engineering or a Diploma in Petroleum Technology or equivalent applicable experience may be considered. 

•Previous oil field experience, specifically drilling rig experience would be a definite asset.

•Ability to complete all company required training:


   oFirst Aid


   oOther courses as required

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, MS Project, and Outlook as well as third party software is essential. 

•Possess a high level of proficiency in both oral and written communication skills.

•Ability to work in a multi-functional, result driven team environment.

•Good project management skills.

•Good communication and interpersonal skills.

•Strong attention to detail.

•Due to the nature of the drilling process (24 hours per day, 7 days per week), the individual will be expected to be available for a significant amount of time outside of regular business hours.

•Must be willing to work overtime, when necessary. 

•Must be available to be on call, when necessary. 

•Office environment with regular visits to remote wellsite’s (South-Western Manitoba and South-Eastern Saskatchewan) is expected. 

•Travel to other Tundra Oil and Gas offices as required.  On average, one trip to Calgary per month may be required.

•Adhere to the safety accountabilities as per Tundra’s Safety Policy.


If you would like to be part of a continuously growing company, please apply with your cover letter and resume, along with your salary expectations by July 15th, 2018 

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest; however only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.


Posted on 6/28/2018 11:55:18 AM
Expiry Date 7/29/2018
Tags Full-time
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