Senior Project Engineer - Horizontal Drilling

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Job Title: Senior Project Engineer

Location: Perth

Job Description: We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Project Engineer with expertise in horizontal drilling to join our team. As a Senior Project Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in optimizing drilling activities with a specific focus on enhancing interface efficiency with other disciplines such as service locating, civils, and reinstatement. This role requires strong technical acumen, strategic thinking, and excellent communication skills to drive successful project outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee drilling operations, ensuring adherence to project timelines, budgets, and quality standards.
  • Utilize your expertise in horizontal drilling to optimize drilling processes and techniques.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including service locating, civils, and reinstatement to streamline project interfaces and maximize efficiency.
  • Conduct thorough analysis and evaluation of drilling activities to identify areas for improvement and implement innovative solutions.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and project team members.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry best practices, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements related to drilling operations.


  • Proven experience as a Senior Project Engineer or similar role within the drilling industry.
  • Extensive experience with horizontal drilling techniques and methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of drilling processes, equipment, and technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to optimize drilling activities to achieve project objectives.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to identifying and addressing challenges.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools used in drilling operations.