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Well Services Supervisor

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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mselect is hiring a Well Services Supervisor for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of supervisory experience in well services & completions related fields and be fluent in Arabic and English. 

The Well Services Supervisor will be company's in-field representative for both rig-based and Rigless operations. Operations may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Rig-Based: Completions, Well Testing (may include DST), Remedial Cement, Fishing, Filtration & Heavyweight Brines, Coiled Tubing, Slickline and Wireline
  • Rigless: All thru-tubing related operations such as Coiled Tubing, Well Testing & Flowback, Slickline, Wireline and Well Integrity related activities such as Wellhead/Xmas tree maintenance & repairs
The position will be field-based and rotational and will encompass operations performed across two operating blocks. He/she will work closely with the various company stakeholders and with all other contractors and service companies, to ensure the safe and successful completion of all operations.

  • Demonstrable HSSE leadership to all members of the well services team
  • Safe execution and delivery of well services and completion activity in line with legislation, HSE expectations and company’s policy and procedures
  • Accurate reporting of completion and well intervention activity
Ensure that all well services & completions activities undertaken are:
  • Discussed in a planning meeting
  • Covered by procedure
  • Adequately risk assessed
  • Understood by all crew members involved in the task
  • And reviewed to distil lessons learned
  • Ensure that all well services activities are carried out in accordance with company HSSE standards and expectations
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and company standards & procedures
  • Auditing both the activity and management systems of all well services related service providers
  • Assure that all well services equipment conforms to both internal and external technical integrity standards & policies as well as meeting auditing requirements for both statutory & legislative purposes
  • Provide input into well design, completion & well services programs as well as operational planning
  • Supervision and the safe & efficient implementation of all well services related operational programs
  • Monitoring & day planning of all well-site activities to ensure that personnel and material movements are efficiently organized in a manner that will not cause delays to the ongoing work program
  • Provides accurate and timely reporting of all well services related activities
  • On-site well services and service company monitoring as well as first-level cost control and approval
  • Well-site incident reporting and investigation
  • Liaise between the well-site team and all potential office-based groups
  • The capture and reporting of all lessons learned
  • Mitigation and reporting of all NPT events
  • Monitoring and reporting on the performance of all 3rd party Rig / Rigless completion, well engineering and well intervention personnel
  • Developing team building with all stakeholders in order to create and promote a culture of openness, involvement and participation
  • Responsible for the coaching/mentoring and training of any subordinate staff

  • Well Services, Sub-Surface, Drilling, Production, CPL
  • Similar departments at other operating sites
  • Well Services contractors and their sub-contractors

  • Minimum of 10 years of wells services & completions related supervisory-level experience with an emphasis on land-based operations
  • Broad experience working in high-pressure and high-temperature (HPHT) oil and gas wells with excellent knowledge and awareness of all associated operational and HSSE concerns related to the same
  • Candidate shall have ample experience with coiled tubing, well testing (conventional and DST), Slickline, Wireline, Filtration & Heavy Brines, HPHT completions, remedial cement, stimulation and fishing (thru-tubing & rig-based). Certified training with any of these service lines is preferential
  • Candidate is an HSSE leader with broad experience for all well services & completions related activities
  • Strong technical, operational and planning abilities coupled with sound decision-making skills
  • Must have broad and ample experience working in multicultural environments
  • Candidate is a self-motivated individual with very strong communication & interpersonal skills, able to supervise field teams of varying disciplines under stressful environmental and operational conditions
  • Candidate must have a valid IWCF level-4 drilling and/or well intervention well control certificate completed using API units of measure and must be functional with both METRIC & API units of measures
  • Candidate shall be a High-School graduate with a subsequent Technical Diploma
  • Computer literate with ample experience with the Windows Operating System
  • Candidate will have considerable experience with the Microsoft Office platform (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Candidate must be fluent in the English language and able to speak & write accurately & effectively
Other Courses:
  • Candidate must have completed an H2S awareness course
  • Candidate must have completed a basic First Aid & Fire-Fighting course

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.