Drilling Engineer – Houston, TX


CSI Recruiting is working with a Houston based E&P firm in the process of expanding their operations in South Texas and Onshore Gulf Coast and as such is hiring a Drilling Engineer. Our client’s company is in a strong position financially and is looking to expand via asset development, operational efficiencies, and asset acquisitions. The role will focus on the company’s current asset base – onshore conventional gas properties in the Onshore Texas Gulf Coast.

Client is targeting a Drilling Engineer between 7-15 years of hands-on drilling experience. The company desires that the candidate has recent South Texas.  Candidate MUST have conventional well experience.  Client would like someone with real boots on the ground decision making experience too.

The ideal candidate would have recent drilling operations experience in the following counties:


Galveston, Harris, Fort Bend, Jefferson, Brazoria


Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, Beauregard, Allen


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering 5+ years of experience working as a Drilling Engineer 2+ years of experience of onsite Horizontal Drilling rig site management

  • Monitor the drilling industry and publications for new ideas and techniques
  • Work collaboratively with, Geology, Completions, Reservoir, Procurement, land and Production operations groups to implement new projects
  • Execute the Drilling schedule and Drilling program
  • Analyze, interpret and integrate data from a wide variety of sources including Daily Drilling reports
  • Assist in preparation of Management Presentations and Quarterly reviews

This is a fast moving, entrepreneurial-minded environment so the perfect candidate would be a high-energy self-starter who does not require the support personnel and infrastructure of a large company. At this point, the company would prefer a local Houston candidate. This position will be just west of Downtown Houston