Field Supervisor UBD & MPD (Nisku) (24505) Nisku, Canada

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well— drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention— and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry. Turn to Weatherford for attentive service and Tactical Technology™ designed to maximize the value of your oil and gas assets. The change will do you goodSM

Weatherford is currently searching for motivated, team players for the role of Field Supervisors for our Secure Drilling Services UBD & MPD division.  Site locations will primarily be in AB, SK and BC.

The Secure Drilling Services Field Supervisor will supervise field personnel, operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner to ensure job specifications are met.  Assist senior supervisors as required including training of new operators

Primary Responsibilities
    Organize crews and arrange accommodations (if required)
    Ensure that the SDS package is equipped with all required tools/spare parts and supervise the loading out of the tools/equipment; confirm equipment readiness

On arrival at the job site/before job begins

  •     Participate and or conduct the pre-rig-in safety meeting
  •     Assign all rig-in responsibilities and oversee all rig-in operations
  •     Assist with installation of critical safety equipment and perform function test of all critical valves
  •     Supervise the pressure test
  •     Participate and or conduct safety meeting with all Weatherford and all rig personnel.
  •     Review HAZOP concerns with Weatherford operators

During the job (Observation and Communication)

  •     Observe overall equipment operation, assign responsibilities required to maintain smooth operations
  •     Communicate with rig personnel regarding job parameters
  •     Observe SDS crew activities, ensure operators is dispatched where required
  •     Communicate regularly with Weatherford Engineers and Senior Field Supervisor regarding operational parameters
  •     Conduct regular observations of all crew members ensuring that safe work procedures are followed and all equipment is being operated in accordance to job specifications with Weatherford policy
  •     Report potential problems to Senior Field Supervisor

During the job (reporting)

  •     Maintain log of liquid, chemical and volume levels on location
  •     Submit all required safety reports to the Senior Field Supervisor
  •     Ensure completion of daily operational and maintenance forms
  •     Complete daily tickets as required

During the job (Equipment maintenance)
    Ensure that all required shift maintenance is performed and ensure proper hand-over of equipment to the next shift; report any abnormalities in equipment to Senior Field Supervisor
    Ensure proper lock out/tag procedures are in place

When leaving the jobsite

  •     Ensure equipment is properly cleaned and stored
  •     Assign duties to operators as required
  •     Supervise the rigging-out of the SDS package
  •     Ensure that trailers and equipment are prepared for transportation and that all rental equipment is returned and accounted for

Other Duties

  •     Ensure that all Weatherford and manufacturers recommended maintenance activities are performed
  •     Maintain close contact with the appropriate Senior Supervisor and Manager at all times as well as with ALL Weatherford personnel on the job site, including Operators Senior Field Supervisors, Engineering staff and drilling operations personnel
  •     Promptly report all concerns regarding equipment or equipment needs to the appropriate Manager
  •     Report all incidents and accidents to the appropriate Manager
  •     Instruct Operators in equipment operation and maintenance procedures
  •     Ensuring all required safety responsibilities are performed as defined in Weatherford’s Safety Manuel
  •     Ensuring all personnel are properly outfitted with personal protective equipment
  •     Acting promptly to remove hazards from the workplace
  •     Ensuring ALL accidents and incidents are properly reported
  •     Reporting unsafe working conditions to management when their assistance/approval is required to remove the hazard
  •     Regularly observing work practices of all employees that report to you, correcting unsafe work habits as soon as they are noted
  •     Be familiar with all Weatherford Standard Operating Procedures. Ensure all employees that report to you apply these procedures
  •     Other duties as required


  •     2 years operational experience at a senior operator level
  •     Valid and clean Class 5 Drivers License (Abstract required with application)
  •     Knowledge of industrial engine and compressor operation an asset
  •     Safety oriented
  •     Mechanically inclined
  •     Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
  •     Strong organizational and leadership skills
  •     Sound judgment and positive decision making
  •     Must be a team player
  •     Strong computer skills a must
  •     Valid H2S and First Aid Tickets preferred
  •     Able to interact responsibly and professionally with crewmembers and company representatives at all times
  •     High School Diploma or GED preferred
  •     Post Secondary education in a Petroleum Industry related degree, certificate or diploma
  •     Successful completion of a pre-employment Drug, Medical & Alcohol test

Weatherford offers a competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks vacation to start, RRSP matching, a health spending account and opportunities for on-going training and career development.