Mpd Ubd Control System Technician
LAGOS  -  Nigeria
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Job Detail
  • Industry:
    Oil and Gas
  • Total Positions:
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    400,000 - 800,000
  • Job Location:
    LAGOS, Nigeria
  • Minimum Education:
  • Minimum Experience:
    5 Years
  • Apply By:
    Aug 22, 2022
  • Job Posting Date:
    Apr 22, 2022
Job Description

IPMC is one of Nigeria oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology, and services to the oil and gas industry.

The Company operates in Nigeria and has a network of, manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities.

It delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner.
Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

MPD/UBD Control System Technician (CST) / Data Acquisition 


Set up Automated MPD System Control System at wellsite. Run all electrical and communication cables from the back-pressure pump, hydraulic chokes, pressure transmitters and Coriolis flow meter to the controlling PLC and the HMI computer. Install and maintain communication with the rig WITS.

Constantly monitor the control system to maintain constant bottom hole pressure while drilling and watching for any signs of an influx. Manipulate the system and tune as needed to maintain smooth operations and react quickly to any rig or equipment failure.

Keep open a line of communication with the driller to verify any changes that are seen on the MPD monitors such as pressures and flow rates and react according to procedure.

Calculate correction factors and pressure changes involved to maintain a constant ECD while drilling and during connections or any pumps off event.

Fingerprint and calibrate the system before drilling. Maintain fingerprinting data, daily operation logs and safety paperwork. Write JSA's and Permit to Work sheets and maintain on location.

Update and revise MPD drilling procedures as needed.
Trouble shoot and rebuild back pressure pumps on location.
Monitor, trouble shoot and repair the hydraulic actuated MPD chokes as needed during operations along with the hydraulic power unit and valves.

Tear down and rebuild equipment and electrical components in the shop and test the packages before load out.
Train and teach new employees and transfer how to operate and maintain the MPD package

Interface Automated MPD with various data acquisition systems.

Carry out constant monitoring of equipment on site/location, maintain and calibrate on the job as required

Perform diagnostics, trouble shoot, repair and maintain essential inventory and replacement parts for MPD Control System, instrumentation, and flow controls

Proven ability to work in a team environment.

Mobile and will to work irregular hours in a field environment.
Demonstrates a keen insight for the Control System for Managed Pressure Drilling and Early Kick Detection.


A  degree in mechanical/petroleum or related field preferred, however, the equivalent in industry experience will be considered.
Control System/DAQ Training Certificate


5 years minimum experience as a Control System Technician / DAQ Engineer in MPD/UBD Operations, 

Preferred Valid IADC Well Sharp Certificate


Understanding of PLC control systems.
Understanding of interfacing protocols i.e. WITS and OPC

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