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Drilling Supervisor

Houston, Texas, United States

Depends on Experience


Posted: 9/21/2023

Ref: BH-247364

Key Accountabilities  

• Provides onsite drilling oversight on exploratory and subsequent development wells.  
• Overall safety and environmental aspects of the operations.  
• Ensures local regulations are strictly complied with at all times.  
• Develops a plan for the successful and efficient implementation of the Drilling program to optimize operations.  
• Reacts to and controlling any situation regarding the rig and personnel onboard.  
• Tracks and controls costs.  
• Maintains records and reports of operations.  
• Maintains good communication between office and rig.  
• Coordinates and critiques service company activities.
• Provides office based operational support as required.
• Reviews and optimizes drilling programs/procedures.
• Assists in preparation of drilling documentation/manuals.
• Participates in emergency preparedness and permitting activities.

Required and Preferred Skills and Experience
• Typically 10-15 years of experience.
• Provides oversight to professional and/or lead staff.
• Responsibilities may include several technical/functional areas.
• Resolves complex problems.
• Provides input to development of technical/functional strategies and ensures operational plans are aligned with business
• Decisions are guided by functional objectives.

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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