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  • Job reference: RMS0191151

Drillsite Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Midland, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/02/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Midland and West Texas region (candidate will be traveling throughout West Texas

Schedule: rotational, official schedule has not been confirmed. The hours will vary depending on the location he/she is working on throughout the week, but guaranteed to work at least 40 hours plus overtime regarding the workload. There are no set hours.

* Strong emphasis on safety of personnel. Demonstrated capacity to lead and supervise diverse operations teams to achieve Incident Free operations.
* Diverse completion experience in horizontal wells, coiled tubing work with a strong emphasis on fracking, at least 2 years of experience.
* Provide direction to Business Partners on all aspects of completion operations on daily basis. Must have 5+ years of experience.
* Works well with others in a multi-functional team environment. Sets clear expectations and provides feedback to employees and Contractor personnel. Supports the training process and training programs.
* Good organizational and analytical skills. Holds self & others accountable for performance. Nurtures professional growth of other WSMs. Strong communicator to both client and Business partners in Managing Safe Work Practices.
* Applicants must be currently certified in well control and be able to pass client Well Control training to achieve certification for well control.
* Day to Day Responsibilities- running rigs/completing operations, directing rig hands, traveling throughout West Texas on numerous locations.
* The hours will vary depending on the location he/she is working on throughout the week. They are guaranteed to work at least 40 hours plus overtime regarding the workload. There are no set hours.

* The Drilling Manager is responsible for the planning and safe execution of multiple drilling operations and providing assistance to corporate and field-based management teams. They will manager day-to-day operations of drilling, completions and workovers in a safe and efficient manner.

* Assumes initial control of any emergency onsite and follows the procedures outlined in the Emergency Response Plan.
* Ensures that the rig contractor and service company personnel perform safely and efficiently and in accordance with their contractual obligations.
* Witnesses and documents all required safety drills, testing and in-house inspections of equipment, and ensures conformity to required standard of performance and frequency. Requests mobilization of materials, equipment, and services in a timely manner and initiates the removal of redundant materials and the immediate return of rental equipment when it is no longer required.
* Ensures that the Drilling Superintendent is fully briefed on all drilling operational matters.
* Ensures that reports are prepared and submitted in accordance with the reporting procedures.
* Maintains a well file on the current well and submits it to the Completions & Drilling Engineer at the completion of each well.
* Ensures the drilling activities are in continual compliance with its HSE Management System - Facilitate, conduct HSE Risk Assessment for the drilling activities in liaison with the concerned departments.
* Ensure compliance of Drilling contractor personnel with HSE policies procedures and standards * Working as emergency controller in case of any emergency within the assigned rig and the production platform

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Must Haves:
* Education- High School diploma or GED required. Bachelors in a related engineering field is a preferred * 5+ years of inspection experience * 2+ years of fracking experience * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Experience in offshore and onshore drilling operations * Supervising experience in the oil/gas field

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