Senior Well Engineer

Date: 20 Jul 2024

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4000

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd


Delivering good energy starts from within


It’s an exciting time to join Origin. Creating a great place to work means together we’re progressing our ambition to lead the energy transition through cleaner energy and customer solutions. We’re always looking for better ways to deliver for our customers – and for our people.


Origin is leading the transition to net zero through clean energy and customer solutions. Gas forms an essential part of the energy mix during the transition and Origin, via the Integrated Gas Business Unit, is continuing to invest in gas exploration and production throughout Australia.


Asset Services are looking for a experienced Senior Well Engineer & Staff/Principal Well Engineer to join the Drilling, Frac & Completions team based in Brisbane.


Both roles offer excellent career development and the chance to be a key contributor to an expanding team. The role is responsible for delivering completion and fracture stimulation scopes of work including designs and programs, delivering the technical and operational work required to execute wells in Origin’s APLNG project. This role is primarily office based, although field trips are expected. 



  • Driving HSE improvement across all D&C Queensland operations
  • FEED for new technology and innovative processes
  • Well design and compliance assurance through Origins well design and delivery process (WDDP)
  • Operational program & change management preparation and review
  • Interfacing with Origin well site representatives and contractors to execute well programs
  • Interface with Assets to progress development packages of work
  • Ensuring all well designs and operations comply with Origin standards and government regulations
  • Contract Management to monitor and drive safety, performance and cost within D&C scope
  • Facilitating and driving the delivery of value improvement initiatives
  • Technical mentoring and support of junior engineers 




You will have strong communication skills being able to drive collaborative results from various internal and external groups such as Drilling, Exploration, Supply Chain, Production Engineering, and Surface Engineering to achieve positive outcomes.


You will also have the ability to manage your time, contractors and multiple projects. Plus, you will also have a strong safety culture focus with the ability to positively influence change and drive continuous improvement within Origin’s operations.



  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering
  • Registry on the Register for Professional Engineers Queensland (RPEQ) (Required for Senior Engineer)
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience (Senior Well Engineer)
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience (Staff Well Engineer)
  • Valid IWCF supervisory well control certification
  • Demonstrated research and report writing abilities
  • Proven record of delivering in large scale upstream projects.
  • Prior experience with Landmark and WellView software 


For more information, please contact Bronwen Franca - 0738670157, quote Requisition ID 86692 or apply now.


Origin - Where good change happens


At Origin, we’re powered by people who believe in creating change.

We are committed to fostering a diverse, gender equitable workforce, where everyone is welcome, and all applications are evaluated on merit and potential. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people living with disabilities, culturally diverse people, any stage in life, people with intersex variations and people within LGBTQ+ communities, including trans and gender diverse. 

Enjoy a challenging career in an exciting industry where you can grow and explore your potential. If you think you have transferable skills, an appetite to learn and would be a great fit, we’d love to hear from you. 

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You will be required to meet Origin's employment criteria which may include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).


Please note unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be accepted.


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