Drilling Foreman

Saudi Aramco
Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
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7 + Years Experience


Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Drilling Foreman / Drilling Supervisor
Other Skills: drilling workover, horizontal wells
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Status: Active


In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America

This is an expatriate position located in Saudi Arabia.

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco are hiring Drilling Foreman to join the Drilling and Workover Department.

The Drilling Foreman primary role is to oversee drilling operations on Saudi Aramco leased contractor oil and gas rigs.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a recognized and approved program with seven years of experience working in drilling and workover operations including adequate supervisory experience on a drilling or workover rig.

Or

You will hold a High School degree with Thirteen years of relevant experience in drilling and workover operations including supervisory experience generally acquired by progression on Drilling or workover rig.

As a subject matter expert:

You will have sufficient experience on a drilling rig progressing through the ranks up to drilling foreman.

You will be able to supervise drilling and completion operations of both oil or gas horizontal wells in a safe and efficient manner while following a defined drilling program.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Supervise and oversee all operations performed on Saudi Aramco wells on a 24-hour per day, 14/7 or 28/28 work schedule.

Make recommendations on alternative methods or equipment when unusual situations are encountered.

Coordinate deliveries of materials to the well to ensure it is available when required.

Ensure the contractor meets all requirements of his contract.

Work with Drilling and Workover engineers to see that modern drilling practices are followed.

Approve contractor daily tour reports.

Ensure that contractor rigs and equipment are properly maintained to avoid downtime.

Perform other miscellaneous duties as directed by the superintendent.

Ensure that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew response.

Assure that rig and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures.