Company: Nabors Drilling International Gulf FZE
Skills: MWD / LWD
Other Skills: Prefers candidate with vast experience as MWD
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Saudi Arabia
No location/work authorization restrictions found.


Reporting to the MWD Coordinator, the MWD Field Supervisor is responsible for all MWD activities and equipment at the well site.


  • Communicate with the Directional Driller/Drilling Foreman to ensure all MWD requirements at the rig site are met
  • Prepare all required MWD hardware at the well-site including checking/testing all MWD tools and equipment
  • Ensure and verify that all drill collars and subs required for operating the MWD system are present at the well-site
  • Provide interpretation of MWD data to the client and/or directional drilling supervisor
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ensure all upgrades and modifications are completed to the MWD system hardware and software
  • Maintain up to date knowledge base on all new technology
  • Ensure adequate and constant communication by maintaining an on-call status
  • Ensure safety policy and practices are consistently met
  • Any additional duties assigned by management
  • Shop duties as required, including but not limited to preparation of MWD kits and related equipment
  • Based on the job capacity and available personnel, hot shots deliveries may be required



  • High School diploma
  • Degree or certificate in Petroleum, Technology or Engineering disciplines a plus
  • Previous industry experience considered an asset
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter capable of working with little supervision
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must be able to deal effectively with a wide range of situations and personalities
  • Able to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Able to travel throughout the United States
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Today, Nabors owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the United States and numerous international markets. With operations in 28 countries, Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout many of the most significant oil and gas markets. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors’ highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.

As of April 16, 2018, Nabors’ assets include:

  • 407 land drilling rigs
  • 31 offshore platform rigs




Nabors is ranked in the Global Top 30 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.