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Drilling Engineer

South Dakota, United States


Posted: 2/28/2024

Ref: BH-262261

Job Description We are seeking a motivated and talented professional for a drilling engineer position in our Mining & Energy business unit at our Rapid City, South Dakota, location.

In this position, the preferred candidate will have a client-focused ability to support drilling projects from proposal development to project completion. Our Company supports a diverse range of mining and energy projects spanning the globe, offering a qualified candidate exposure to a dynamic mix of drilling projects with diverse clients. The successful candidate must simultaneously execute and deliver on multiple projects as a member of a multifaceted engineering team delivering comprehensive solutions.


  • Bachelor of science degree in civil, mining, mechanical, petroleum or geological engineering
  • A strong technical background in well design and drilling program development and execution
  • At least 2 years of experience building  strong client relationships and the ability to support business development efforts
  • Professional licensure (P.E.) or the ability to obtain
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team collaboration capabilities
  • Effective oral and written communicatio

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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