Saudi Aramco
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Drilling Foreman

Job Description and Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized and approved program with seven years of experience working in drilling and workover operations including adequate supervisory experience on a drilling or workover rig.


You will hold a High School degree with Thirteen years of relevant experience in drilling and workover operations including supervisory experience generally acquired by progression on Drilling or workover rig. 

As a subject matter expert:

You will have sufficient experience on a drilling rig progressing through the ranks up to drilling foreman.

Be able to supervise drilling and completion operations of both oil or gas horizontal wells in a safe and efficient manner while following a defined drilling program.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following: 

  • Supervise and oversee all operations performed on Saudi Aramco wells on a 24-hour per day, 14/7 or 28/28 work schedule. 
  • Make recommendations on alternative methods or equipment when unusual situations are encountered.
  • Coordinate deliveries of materials to the well to ensure it is available when required.
  • Ensure the contractor meets all requirements of his contract.
  • Work with Drilling and Workover engineers to see that modern drilling practices are followed. 
  • Approve contractor daily tour reports. 
  • Ensure that contractor rigs and equipment are properly maintained to avoid downtime. 
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as directed by the superintendent. 
  • Ensure that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew response. 
  • Assure that rig and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures.