Jobs Listing Branding
Location New Plymouth, Taranaki
Listed Sun 7 Jan, 7:02 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 2642704
  • A minimum 2 year fixed term contract
  • Well known multinational with a good reputation in New Zealand
  • Taranaki based position

OMV New Zealand Limited is part of the internationally recognised OMV group, a well-known and respected player in the Energy sector. With offices in many locations and a workforce of around 22,500 employees world-wide, the OMV Group are involved in producing and marketing oil & gas, innovative energy and high-end petrochemical solutions - in a responsible way.

OMV New Zealand is entering a period of growth and as part of this we are looking for a Well Engineering Manager to join the Taranaki based team.

The job.
Our new Well Engineering Manager will:

  • Be responsible for planning and execution of drilling and workover projects
  • Providing technical advice and expertise in drilling and workover related matters
  • Be responsible for project coordinating with drill rig operators / contractors and others within the company
  • Approving drilling and workover budget estimates
  • Maintain effective cost and quality control of all drilling / workover activities

In general, take responsibility for ensuring the delivery of all drilling and workover projects.

The person.
Our new Well Engineering Manager will:

  • Be Degree or Masters qualified in Petroleum Engineering or similar
  • Have a minimum of 15 years experience the Oil & Gas industry, with a mix of operational and business experience
  • Have at least 5 years experience in offshore drilling and workover operations supervision / management
  • Industry training in drilling / production technology
  • Hold IWCF certification in well control (Supervisor level offshore, subsurface)
  • Hold or be able to renew offshore medical and survival certificates

On offer is a competitive remuneration package that will reflect the seniority of this position and your skills and experience.
Please note, this is a 'local' contract rather than an expat or FIFO position.

If you need a new challenge and like the idea of helping in OMV's growth, let's talk.

As recruitment partners to OMV New Zealand, Technical Recruitment Solutions have a wealth of experience in the oil & gas sector and are available to talk to you about this position at any time. For further information or to apply for this role, please contact Daniel Hopkins on 0800 171 000 if calling from New Zealand, +64 4 472 6558 if calling internationally or email

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.