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Managed pressure drilling (MPD) Supervisor/Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/10/2017
  • Duration: 6 months initially
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The Role:
Primary responsibilities of this position are the daily supervision of MPD Operations including pre-planning (e.g., HSE, Hazid and Hazop) and producing the post-well performance summaries.
The MPD Supervisor/Lead will supervise a team including MPD Mechanical Specialist and MPD Control Systems Specialist.
MPD Supervisors will work closely with other key personnel on location: Company Men, Directional Drillers, Data Techs, Drilling Foreman and Drillers.
DPM will rely on the MPD Supervisor to provide strategic customer information including client product and service requirements and expectations and post-well satisfaction

* Supervise field installation and operation of Managed Pressure Drilling jobs including pre-planning and logistics, supervision of all on-site personnel and post-well performance summary reporting
* Troubleshoot for field operations in the operation, maintenance and repair of Managed Pressure Drilling equipment
* Manage client relationship and expectations on-site, and when appropriate, demonstrate and explain Managed Pressure Drilling technology - must be able to represent independently
* Maintain and develop client relationships and use internal relationships to optimize quality of service, business growth and customer satisfaction
* Participate in the design and supervision of all Managed Pressure Drilling field tests
* Recommend new approaches and/or specifications for new and existing equipment, software and procedures
* May assist in managing optimum pressure control to achieve drilling objectives
* May participate in developing technical training programs for field personnel
* May participate in Managed Pressure Drilling feasibility studies

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering or related field preferred, however, the equivalent in industry experience will be considered.

Candidates should have a minimum of seven years oilfield experience and two years as an MPD Supervisor Trainee with projects delivered without exception. MPD related experience may be considered.

* Knowledge of slinging and lifting over head loads
* Understand the dangers of energized fluids and associated equipment
* Understand the dangers of working around high-pressure lines
* Understand Process and Information Diagrams and Flow Systems
* Basic understanding of electronics
* Advanced understanding of mechanics
* Advanced understanding of hydraulics
* Familiar with drilling issues as they relate to drilling - velocity to clean a well

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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