Drilling Engineer Santos

Santos, an acronym for South Australia Northern Territory Oil Search, is an Australian-based oil and gas exploration and production company with high quality assets and projects throughout Australia and the Asia–Pacific Region. Santos is committed to provide a work environment where people enjoy what they do and are motivated to achieve, while supporting the diverse needs of the individual. In Santos, people’s skills and ideas are the fundamental to the company’s ability to prosper and grow. Within the growing Indonesia Business, currently we are seeking a position:

Drilling Engineer

This position is reporting to the Drilling Manager for day to day drilling operations and liaises with the third party companies related to drilling activities. The holder of this position will be involved in well design, discussion and selection of the applicable drilling technology, AFE, and drilling program preparation. This position will also contribute to the development and execution of drilling EHS, QA/QC and operational improvement plans.

This position is also responsible for maintaining proper drilling records, material reconciliation, gathering and evaluating well data, producing well drilling reports covering operational, technical and cost performance. The role will require active involvement to ensure that planning, risk assessment, drilling program, peer review, management of change and other procedures are implemented. It will also require the preparation of bid documents, bid evaluations and to ensure the bidding and material procurement process meets with the schedule and is in line with cost recovery and government regulations.

Only the very best will be considered for the position, applicants must possess the following


  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Petroleum Engineering.
  • Approximately 10 years working experience in drilling area.
  • Has proven ability to operate Drilling software.
  • Experience in tender process related to drilling materials and services.

Santos provides a structured framework for managing a culture of sustainable performance and accountability, market competitive remuneration strategy and employee benefits, also offers excellent professional development opportunities.

How to Apply?

Submit your application to: hrd.jakarta@santos.com

Please note that all applicants will go through interviews and be selected based on assessment of their skills, knowledge, experience and relevant qualifications in accordance with the requirement in the position description.


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