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Experienced Oil and Gas Drilling Solutions (DF) Field Specialist

Advertiser: Schlumberger New Zealand LimitedMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
19 Apr 2021
Taranaki, New Plymouth
Work Type
Full Time
Mining, Resources & Energy, Oil & Gas - Operations

Schlumberger is the leading provider of technology and services to the energy industry across the world




Experienced Oil and Gas Drilling Solutions (DF) Field Specialist



Location: New Plymouth, NZ

Type of contract: Permanent


Schlumberger is currently seeking to fill a Permanent Full Time position of Drilling Fluid Specialist (DFS) in New Plymouth, NZ.


The MI Drilling Fluids Specialist is responsible for maintaining safe, efficient, and reliable PSD to Customers. The MI DFS identifies opportunities to improve service delivery, implements standard work, and manage, risk during service delivery.


Provides onsite services to the operator by measuring, testing, and supervising the running of fluid mixing and pumping, including technical analysis and specific recommendations for controlling fluid properties. May serve as the lead drilling fluids specialist at a customer rig site, may accompany sales representative in customer presentations reconcile product usage with warehouse supplies. Train entry level drilling fluids specialists. Handles special projects, as designed.



  • Must reside in New Plymouth or New Zealand
  • Must have the full right to live and work in New Zealand including work offshore
  • No travel restrictions, open to relocation based on company’s requirement, and mobile within Australasia or New Zealand
  • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Engineering or other relevant technical discipline
  • Minimum 5 years Oil and Gas proven experienced offshore and land as a Drilling Fluid Specialist/Mud Engineer
  • Able to demonstrate strong organizational abilities and interpersonal skills, as well as solid technical competency
  • Good computer skills
  • Valid offshore survival, OGUK medical and MSIC certification
  • Knowledgeable on key M-I SWACO product properties, applications, and limitations
  • Knowledgeable on the properties of the mud
  • Knowledgeable on the effects of the products/systems on the mud chemistry
  • Knowledgeable regarding drilling rig types, rig components and rig component functions
  • Knowledgeable on drilling operations
  • Knowledgeable on the drilling fluids circulation system, it's components, and each component's function
  • Available soon




Please apply via this advertisement and upload detailed resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and work experience.


Application is open from 19-April-2021 until 19-May-2021.

Only successful applicants that meet the above criteria will be contacted.


Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this role?
  • Do you have experience in the offshore oil & gas industry?

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