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Claudia and Rachid Ait-Touati (Murraylands / Riverland region) and Mary and Javier Centenera (Mallala region) Stories

After feeling trapped in their home country of Holland, Claudia and Rachid decided it was time to realise Claudia’s childhood dream of moving to Australia. A migration agent advised them they would not be granted an Australian working visa. They didn’t have much money in the bank. If they couldn’t work they wouldn’t last long. But they decided to try their luck. They packed five bags, their young family and headed to Australia on a tourist visa.
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Migration Advice

People from nearly every continent have migrated to Australia to begin what, for them, was a new and better life. Their hopes and ambitions came with them and their drive to succeed has had a profound impact on the Australian economy, Australian society and on the nature of the country as a whole.
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University College London, Australia

University College London, Australia is an integral part of University College London (UCL) – one of the foremost academic institutions in the world. UCL is a true academic powerhouse, currently ranked fourth in the QS World University Rankings 2013, with no fewer than 21 Nobel Prize winners within our community.
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Drill Engineer

Drill Engineer

Drilling Engineer develops, plans, costs, schedules and supervises the operations necessary in the process of drilling oil and gas wells. Drill Engineers are involved in all stages of the drilling lifecycle - from the initial well design and testing, to completion and abandonment. As a drill engineer you may find yourself employed on land or sea.

Notwithstanding the professional technical knowledge of this role, the Drill Engineer also may require a solid understanding of administering drilling and service contracts and the ability to manage and supervise the drilling crew. Furthermore, the Drill Engineer role requires the individual to be able to work with and seek assistance from other professionals, such as Geologists and Geoscientists.  

Duties

  • Responsible for effective design and implementation of well plans, provide drilling plans, conceptual design, detail design and work programs for prospective oil and gas wells;
  • Involved with the conceptual design and planning for conventional and complex wells;
  • Well design including casing, directional, fluids, cementing, bits and hydraulics programming;
  • Liaison with other professionals and key third party contractors regarding equipment selection and operation for input to well designs and programmes;
  • Ensures that daily operations are in accordance with drilling program;
  • Compile reports and hold status meetings, ensuring lessons learned are recorded and incorporated in future programmes and assist in carrying out cost reconciliations; and
  • Supervision and management of drill team.

 

Skills Required

  • Hold relavent tertiary qualification;
  • Enjoy practical and manual activities;
  • Aptitude for mechanics and able to handle machinery;
  • Physically fit;
  • Able to work as part of a team;
  • Willing to work in remote areas under difficult conditions;
  • Good organisation skills;
  • Able to record details accurately;
  • Clean police record;
  • Be 18 years old (as it is a legal requirement on most mine and quarry sites);
  • Have a drug and alcohol clearance; and
  • Pass a medical examination.

 

Salary Range $80,000 - $140,000

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