Well Site Drilling Leader

6 days left

USA, Victoria
Up to £0.00 per annum
26 Sep 2019
27 Oct 2019
Paula Clarkson
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a major Oil & Gas company, is seeking a Wellsite Drilling Leader to work in as 12+ months contract position in Victoria, TX.

Job Description:

  • The Well Site Leader is accountable for supervising offshore/onshore drilling, completion and workover operations at our rig sites, leading all activity, HSE, operations, and logistics at the well site.

Work Location:

  • Although the work is primarily at the rig site, some time may be required in the office undertaking operations planning and after-action reviews.

Work Schedule/Rotation:

  • 12 hours per day - 2 weeks on/2 weeks off


  • Daytime experienced WSLs.
  • 11 to 15 years of experience minimum.
  • Eagle Ford, and especially Austin Chalk experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor Degree is preferred
  • Well Control Certification (IWCF/IADC only)
  • MVR

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Manage onsite operations safely and efficiently, and lead field personnel to deliver the business objectives, in full compliance with relevant standards, policies, and legislation.
  • Demonstrate and consistently apply the highest level of leadership in HSE standards, practices and policies.
  • Ensure site safety and environmental management systems are implemented as designed and are consistent with internal policies and standards.
  • Ensure site team members have a clear understanding of the objectives of the operation and their roles in delivering these objectives.
  • Deliver continuous performance improvement by efficient management of onsite resources and use of best practices.
  • Ensure all activities by onsite personnel are coordinated and in compliance with well program procedures.
  • Coordinate and communicate with off-site personnel and resources to manage program changes and deliver business objectives.
  • Ensure onsite lessons are captured and shared effectively.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report daily operations, variances, and performance against the good program objectives and third party contracts.
  • Generate reports, investigate, follow-up and ensure close-out of all onsite incidents and near-misses relating to personnel, equipment, and procedures promptly.
  • Active management of drilling contractor and service providers offshore in compliance with the company policies and legislative requirements.
  • Interface with platform management to ensure appropriate control of simultaneous operation issues.
  • Management and control of operational costs.

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