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  • Job reference: RMS0141221

Drilling Superintendent

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 09/10/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a large Oil & Gas Exploration and Production company with operations both in the United States and internationally as well.

The Role:
Drilling Superintendent – Midland (Permian Basin)

Our client is a large oil & gas exploration and production company with operations in the U.S.A. but also internationally as well. They are looking for a Drilling Superintendent to be based in Midland. Direct-hire role.

Job Duties:

•Oversee 3-4 drilling rigs
•Conduct morning calls and review morning reports from the drilling rigs to ensure operations are conducted in the best interest of the company.
•Discuss future operations and plans with Rig Supervisor, Sr. Drilling Supt. and Drilling Engineer in an effort to optimize and eliminate problems.
•Become familiar with company’s Drilling Policies and Guidelines and be able to effectively communicate to ensure that all technical specifications of the Drilling Program are met.
•Provide technical troubleshooting when problems occur.
•Monitor drilling expenditures on a daily basis with a goal of drilling the most cost effective wells possible.
•Encourage and support HSSE training and implementation of new and existing procedures and guidelines. Attend all safety meetings.
•Perform well site inspections to ensure all safety programs are conducted and monitored by the drilling contractors in a manner consistent with company’s HSSE policies.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Preferred/Minimum Requirements:

-15-20 years of drilling experience
-Ability to multi task and prioritize multiple projects safely
-Self-motivated personality with a sense of urgency and a can-do attitude
-Proven record of effective interactions with all field, district and region personnel
-Periodic extended stays at the rig site may be required.
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