Drilling Foreman

Saudi Arabia
03 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
We are seeking a Drilling Foreman to join the Drilling and Workover Department.

The Drilling Foreman primary role is to oversee the drilling operations on the Saudi Aramco leased contractor oil and gas rigs.

Minimum Requirements
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a recognized and approved program with seven years of experience working in drilling and workover operations including adequate supervisory experience on a drilling or workover rig.


You will hold a High School degree with Thirteen years of relevant experience in drilling and workover operations including supervisory experience generally acquired by progression on Drilling or workover rig.

As a subject matter expert;

You will have sufficient experience on a drilling rig progressing through the ranks up to drilling foreman.

You will be able to supervise drilling and completion operations of both oil or gas horizontal wells in a safe and efficient manner while following a defined drilling program.

Duties and Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:

Supervise and oversee all operations performed on Saudi Aramco wells on a 24-hour per day, 14/7 or 28/28 work schedule.

Make recommendations on alternative methods or equipment when unusual situations are encountered.

Coordinate deliveries of materials to the well to ensure it is available when required.

Ensure the contractor meets all requirements of his contract.

Work with Drilling and Workover engineers to see that modern drilling practices are followed.

Approve contractor daily tour reports.

Ensure that contractor rigs and equipment are properly maintained to avoid downtime.

Perform other miscellaneous duties as directed by superintend.

Ensure that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew response.

Assure that rig and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures.