Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Drilling Foreman / Drilling Supervisor
Experience: 13 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Status: Active

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Position Description

Saudi Aramco are seeking a drilling foreman to oversee the drilling operations on oil and gas rigs. Candidate must be a competent drilling foreman, well versed in well control and able to supervise the drilling and completion operations of both oil or gas horizontal wells in a safe and efficient manner while following a defined drilling program.

In addition he could be asked to perform other miscellaneous drilling operational duties by the Drilling Superintendent. He should have sufficient experience on a drilling rig progressing through the ranks up to drilling foreman.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will either have at least thirteen years relevant experience in drilling and workover operations including supervisory experience generally acquired by progression on a drilling or workover rig


Possess a B.S. degree in Engineering with seven years of experience working in drilling and workover operations including adequate supervisory experience on a drilling or workover rig.

Duties and Responsibilities

Performs Unit level supervisory function at well locations remote to Operations headquarters on a 24 hour per day basis, 14 days on duty,
7 days off work schedule.

Directs all well operations expediently, safely and according to accepted industry practices as outlined and specified in the well Drilling or
Workover program issued by the Drilling Engineering Dept.

Co-ordinates the timely ordering of required well materials, equipment and services according to the well program. Documents the receipt,
usage and transfer of Saudi Aramco supplied materials and equipment. Reviews service company field tickets for accuracy of services
provided and associated charges.

Ensures that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew
response. Assures that rig and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures.

On rigs contracted to Saudi Aramco, assures compliance with terms, conditions and equipment/personnel as specified in the Contract.

Provides headquarters a complete daily report of work progress as required in the Daily Morning Report.

Promotes cost-savings ideas and awareness with the view toward operational optimization consistent with safely meeting well objectives.

Provides on-job training to less experienced drilling/workover personnel assigned to the rig.


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