Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Drilling Foreman / Drilling Supervisor, WellSite Supervisor
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Ahmadi, Al Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait

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Role Summary:

Offers the opportunity as an experienced HPHT Wellsite Day Drilling Supervisor to join the team in Kuwait.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Track, monitor and report the Daily Time Break Down activity, highlighting any non-productive time (NPT) and properly define and allocate any occurrence of NPT.
  • Specific job reports such as casing and tubing tallies, cement reports, etc.
  • Rig site inventory.
  • Ensure trip sheets are used on all trips.
  • Each day, the individual shall Complete paperwork and -day look ahead and review with Wellsite Supervisor who is ultimately responsible for correctness; Complete daily cost sheets; Witness at least one complete daily mud check; Review geologic correlation with mud loggers; Attend all toolbox safety meetings when on tour; Complete the BHGE IWS well control checklist.
  • Communicate job expectations to all team members at the wellsite and see to it that all parties involved fully understand the well program.
  • Assist in the planning of upcoming wells to capture lessons learned.
  • Implement HS&E policies as applied to the wellsite facility including BHGE, client and sub-contractor personnel. Document and test with simulation exercises to ensure the drilling team is capable of responding to HS&E emergencies.
  • Ensure operations ar executed in compliance with our Business Code of Conduct, HS&E Policy and Core Values.
  • Implement QA procedures as per contractual requirements in cooperation with QA Coordinator.
  • Report and follow-up on NPT and HSE incidents.
  • Take operational Ownership of HSE and HS&E MS Implementation.
  • Conduct formal rig site inspections and ensure corrective actions are identified and implemented.
  • Drive the interdependent HSE culture through active leadership and motivate personnel to comply with HS&E MS by setting the example and implementing safe work practices.
  • Ensure HS&E Emergency Response System is developed, documented and tested with simulation exercises to ensure the drilling team is capable of responding to HS&E emergencies.
  • Ensure the STOP WORK process is understood and exercised on site and that STOP cards are completed and follow up is conducted.

  • High School diploma (plus relevant experience) OR Bachelor's degree in engineering (preferred) from an accredited university (or equivalent) would be an asset.
  • A minimum of 15 years' industry experience and a minimum of 10 years' onshore wellsite supervisory experience (2000 HP rig minimum). Experience on heavy rigs (3000 HP) would be an asset.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in exploration and appraisal HPHT wells execution (15K BOP stack), Middle East region experience would be preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience working in sour gas environment with full H2S services deployment. Experience with MPD services would be an asset.
  • Valid IWCF or IADC Supervisor Level Well Control Certification required.
  • First Aid Certification required.
  • H2S Certification required.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to solve substantially difficult problems of a complex nature and broad scope.
  • Practical Knowledge of well control and HPHT procedures.
  • Skilled application of drilling engineering and well planning
  • Drill string design and downhole dynamics knowledge.
  • Pore Pressure/Fracture Pressure determination knowledge.
  • Bits / dull grading knowledge
  • Drilling fluid management knowledge.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, including nozzle selection.
  • Directional / horizontal / extended reach drilling knowledge.
  • Cementing and casing / liner running knowledge.
  • Fishing knowledge.
  • Thorough understanding of rig systems and rig floor operations.
  • Rig-site acumen and supervisory skills.
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) understanding.
  • HS&E Emergency Response Systems knowledge.


Al Ahmadi, Kuwait

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