Company: Nabors Drilling International Gulf FZE
Skills: Directional Driller, MWD / LWD
Other Skills: Prefers candidate with directional drilling & MWD experience with MPD background
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Saudi Arabia
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Job Summary

Manage safe and effective Operations of NDS product lines including planning, allocation, coordination, and control of the Company's resources in such a manner as to cause and maintain a high standard of performance, ensure customer satisfaction, and expand the market base. This position will focus on Directional Drilling and MWD coordination but can expand into the product lines of Managed Pressure Drilling and Casing Running Tools, as well as overseeing BOP and other rentals.



  • Managing the services and field personnel within the area and frequent face to face communication with rigs and customers
  • Train, mentor and develop field personnel on NDS services
  • Manage the logistical requirement of rig-ups, rig-downs and service calls.
  • Review paperwork (JSA, SOC, tickets and timesheets).
  • Review action logs, field reports, service KPI's, field tickets and myWells on daily basis.
  • Create and manage field personnel schedules.
  • Promote safety culture and ensure Nabors Safety Management System is reducing accidents and exposure to hazardous conditions.
  • Performing follow-up inspections at job sites after rig up to ensure the highest level of quality of service and work ethics.
  • Assisting in all service quality disputes and billing issues for the area.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 5 to 10 years' experience in the Oil & Gas Industry with a minimum of 5 years related to MPD, rig, or directional drilling operations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline is preferred.
  • 5+ years of oilfield service management experience.
  • Possess a working knowledge and hands-on experience in drilling and completion operations.
  • Good surface and sub-surface understanding of oil/gas field development.
  • Good understanding of risk assessment and mitigation process.
  • Experience in problem solving.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office products
  • Technical competency in directional drilling, drilling rig, casing running and/or dynamic pressure applications

Essential SKILLS / physical requirements / working conditions

  • Dependable, flexible, organized, motivated, assertive, and able to work on a deadline basis.
  • Excellent project management, communication and presentation skills (verbal and written).
  • On-Call Status 24/7
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with a positive attitude
  • Ability to travel to remote locations including rig sites, office/yard location and customer meetings on a regular basis.
  • Able to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.

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.