Entry Level Drilling Solutions Engineer (Coevorden) – NOV Inc – Coevorden


CLOSING DATE 12 July 2024

NOV Reed Hycalog Netherlands is seeking a Drilling Solutions Engineer. In this role, you will undergo a comprehensive 12-month training program that prepares individuals for the role of Drilling Solutions Engineer (DSE). The program will provide the fundamentals as well as in-depth knowledge to help develop strong functional and technical expertise engineers.

As a DSE, you will play a crucial role in the engineering team, responsible for delivering world class notch innovative engineering designs and solutions to meet customer needs. This position demands an in-depth understanding of the drilling process, including drilling optimization, drill bit design, geology, and data analysis.
This role requires a strong desire to embrace new challenges and a drive to continuously enhance technical and interpersonal skills.


  • All tasks are carried out in accordance with Engineering group policies and quality procedures under the leadership of the Engineering Manager.
  • Contribute to sales and marketing efforts to ensure products offered are in line with engineering group and company strategies
  • Monitor bit performance. Identify drilling trends and implement optimization practices.
  • Establish basic knowledge of the incident investigation process relative to RH bits [ITraX submission, ITraX Level-1 & Level-2 investigations]
  • Be able to accurately describe dull conditions vs. root causes for PDC /RC Drill bit. Communicate failure modes leading up to observed dull conditions
  • Complete Personal Training steps for product knowledge and safety
  • Provide technical support both internally and externally to customers.
  • Provide Bit Run assistance as required
  • Assist field testing and new technology commercialization
  • Chair client meetings and monitor individual’s performance to ensure customer care is at the foremost position
  • Remain aware and involved in the latest developments within the industry and the greater engineering world to identify any potential concepts that could be incorporated into new designs
  • Travel as and when required in order to support the business
  • Develop accurate and complete documentation of data and project results in a timely manner.
  • Provide data analysis & benchmarking 
  • Interact with personnel in other departments and disciplines.
  • Consistently produce quality work and recommend areas where quality can be improved.
  • Attend field runs and visit service shops to provide basic technical support for products when required.

  • Degree:  BSc in Geology, Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent oilfield major –  Degree Score : Minimum 2:1 (3.0 to 3.33 GPA) (essential) 
  • Degree:  BSc in Petroleum Engineering –  Degree Score:  1st Class degree score (Minimum 3.5 GPA)(desirable) 

  • 0 to 3 years maximum experience in the Oil and Gas industry (essential)

  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook) (essential)
  • Proficiency in English language (Essential)
  • Proficiency in German language (Desirable)
  • Willing to travel as and when required to various locations, within at least +/- 12 months after hiring date and your full availability to the program by staying abroad for a prolonged number of months straight (minimum of 6 months).
  • Your dedication to the full +/- 12 months program is mandatory. Once the training program is concluded, you will be based in Coevorden for a full-time drilling solution engineering (DSE) job.
  • Please submit your detailed CV in English together with training records.

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