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Job Description and Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • B. Sc. Degree in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent. Plus relevant courses in drilling and bow out prevention methods.
  • 4 years' experience in drilling and workover activities.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises locations preparations and the execution of all routine operational programs carried out by drilling contractor/service companies on assigned rig covering drilling, workover, well completion and related activities.
  • Alerts Drilling Supervisor on the rig of anticipated snags in normal operations and implements minor amendments to approved program as directed.
  • Monitors and reports on the activities of service company personnel involved in the provision of technical services/ operations covering, wireline logging, fishing, running and pulling, tubing, running completions, acidizing, cementing, production testing, sampling, coring, etc.
  • Follows up on supply activities related to Company provided materials and equipment on assigned rig. Liaises with Company Stores to Ensures timely return of equipment and surplus materials.
  • Participates in rig moves to ensure safety of Company facilities e.g. flow lines, power lines, wellhead accessories, etc.
  • Participates in receiving completed well from contractor and witnesses handover certificate to field operations.
  • Work on Rigless operations and CT
  • Drafts a variety of cost and activity reports such as daily costing, cumulative expenditure reports including consumption of materials, equipment and general progress of work.
  • Instructs and advises contractors on safety measures to be taken during adverse weather conditions that may cause delay.
  • Participates in auditing contractors' operational records and reports to ensure compliance with terms of contract.
  • Inspects contractors' camp to ensure compliance with safety, environment and hygiene policies and standards. Investigate and reports cases of non-compliance with terms of contract.
  • Participates in the training and development of assigned UAE national employees. Administer on the job training/familiarization programs and reports on progress.
  • Knows the Company health, safety and environmental policy, procedures, regulations and objectives as they relate to his area of responsibility, and ensures that they are effectively implemented in his domain.