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Shale Completions Superintendent

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/12/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Duration: 6 months
Location: Supporting the Eagleford, Permian, Haynesville Shales
Hitch: potentially 2x2, has not been confirmed yet
Max rate: $1283/day

About the Role
Responsible for HSE, operational, technical, financial and administrative aspects of drilling/completion/intervention operations; ensures compliance with company policies, standards and regulations; focused on operational efficiency and driving performance.
- Demonstrable knowledge of industry-accepted HSE best practices
- Operational understanding drilling/completion/Intervention best practices
- Well-developed leadership ability and management skills
- Demonstrated understanding of safe and efficient work practices
- Strong focus on driving operational improvement and performance
- Problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Knowledgeable of applicable regulatory requirements by operating area

- Provide operational support during preparation of the well program
- Accountable for safe and efficient field mobilizations
- Verify operations are in compliance with company's HSE controls, D&C standards, and applicable regulations
- Has ownership of the Field Operating Manual and ensures practices captured in the Field Operating Manual are followed to achieve standardized operations
- Assess and manage campaign, well and operational hazards/risks during planning and operational phases in accordance with companies D&C Standards, and with local/regional regulatory requirements
- Drive productivity efforts through the application of safe, reliable and cost efficient initiatives, which support continuous improvement throughout the D&C organization
- Measure, monitor and report campaign drilling performance against KPI targets
- Conduct after action reviews and report lessons learned to the D&C organization
- Provide expertise for major NPT events
- Ensure program changes follow MOC process
- Pursue corrective actions with responsible parties and drive to closure
- Ensure all material and equipment used during the campaign is fit for purpose
- Verify primary contractor is in full compliance with contractual obligations
- Participate in periodic contractor facility audits and inspections
- Be familiar with contractual terms of primary contractors
- Review contractors cost and ensure they are in line with industry average
- Review daily costs with Completions/Workover Supervisors
HSE & Risk:
- Ensure operations conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
- Verify implementation of proactive behavior based programs
- Audit wellsite operations against HSE and well control requirements
- Ensure action close-out from HSE and well control audits of contractors and their equipment
- Ensure HSE systems are effective and fully implemented
- Participate in hazards/risk assessments during planning and operational phases
- Ensure contractors are implementing effective change management systems, staff induction, staff training and health management and monitoring systems
- Ensure wellsite emergency drills are conducted and properly documented
- Liaise with primary contractor and service contractors
- Ensure all incidents are reported and actions closed out in a timely manner
- Participate in incident investigations and coordinate with HSE advisors
- Review/understand proposed D&C policies and standards
- Guides development and career progression of staff
- Provide feedback on deployment assignments of D&C personnel

* 7+ years in relevant drilling, completions and workover operations
* Experience on horizontal or ERD-type wells
* 2+ years of wellsite supervisor experience
* BSc Engineering or Science Degree (preferred)
* Completed basic drilling/completion/intervention technical courses
o SafeLand USA (Basic Orientation)
o SafeLand USA (H2S Clear)
* Valid Well Control Certificate (IADC WellSharp). Must have valid IADC WellSHARP Supervisor Level Workover and Well Servicing Certificate from an accredited IADC service provider. No online certificates are acceptable

The Company:
Oil and gas operator

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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