Night Drilling Supervisor

RTC-1 Employment Services


Ref: QP275-3747

Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

Position Title: Night Drilling Supervisor
Employment Type: 1 year renewable contract
Salary: all inclusive depending on experience and qualifications
Job Location: UAE

About the Client:
A leading oil and gas company in the UAE

Job Description:
• Ensures that the onsite personnel including himself as and when required wears all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and maintain required Quality & HSE certifications up-to-date
• Responsible for the safe and cost-efficient execution of all Drilling/Completion/Workover related activities in accordance with the program
• Accountable for all personnel at the wellsite and main camp
• Manage all operations in a manner that ensures the well programmes are carried out in safe and cost effective manner, ensuring the health and safety of all personnel, protection of the environment
• Ensure that all contractor and service company documentation such as BHA’s, Pipe Tally’s, Casing Tally’s, Liner Tally’s etc. are checked and verified as correct


• Minimum 15 years in Oil and Gas drilling and workover operations, of which 10 years in a Drilling Supervisory role
• Minimum 1 year experience in Open Wells reporting system
• Technical writing and reporting must be fluent industry English
• BSc. Engineering Degree preferred, but not essential based on experience
• Current IWCF Certified, Level 4 Surface as a minimum
• Knowledgeable on specific drilling operations/challenges (i.e. slow ROP, stuck pipe, stuck casing, cementing, completions, etc.) including MPD operations
• Excellent understanding of well control principles and knowledge of loss circulation and its procedures
• Experience with MPD operations and knowledge of MPD procedures and highly tectonically stressed wells
• Experience with both SOBM and WBM and fluid management and high temperature wells of 320 deg F or higher
• Experience with slim well designs, underreaming and flush casings and workovers in an aged field
• Experience with H2S environments and Bit Dull Grading
• Directional Drilling utilizing RSS and Turbines and Underreaming with and without directional assemblies
• Casing/Liner running conventionally and/or with CRT tools and Cementing and Fishing and Casing Exits

How to Apply:
Send your CV in word format online.

About the Company

RTC-1 Employment Services is a licensed recruitment firm based in Dubai, UAE. Our team has been in the market since 2004 and we are supporting various industries with their staffing needs across the Middle East and Africa.

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