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Shale Completion Superintendent

Shale Completion Superintendent

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We are currently seeking an experienced Shale Completion Superintendent for a prominent Operator.  The assignment will be  in the Eagleford and Permian.  With substantial interests in oil and gas, our client is among the world's largest producers of major commodities, including aluminum, coal, copper, iron  ore, nickel, silver and uranium.


Prior Permian, Eagleford, Haynesville shale experience is a plus.  The Shale Completion Superintendent will also be responsible for:


- HSE, operational, technical, financial and administrative aspects of drilling/completion/intervention operations; ensures compliance with company policies, standards and regulations; focused on operational efficiency and driving performance.

- Demonstrable knowledge of industry-accepted HSE best practices
- Operational understanding drilling/completion/Intervention best practices
- Well-developed leadership ability and management skills
- Demonstrated understanding of safe and efficient work practices
- Strong focus on driving operational improvement and performance
- Problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Knowledgeable of applicable regulatory requirements by operating area
- Provide operational support during preparation of the well program
- Accountable for safe and efficient field mobilizations
- Verify operations are in compliance with HSE controls, D&C standards, and applicable regulations
- Has ownership of the Field Operating Manual and ensures practices captured in the Field Operating Manual are followed to achieve standardized operations
- Assess and manage campaign, well and operational hazards/risks during planning and operational phases in accordance with clients D&C Standards, and with local/regional regulatory requirements
- Drive productivity efforts through the application of safe, reliable and cost efficient initiatives, which support continuous improvement throughout the D&C organization
- Measure, monitor and report campaign drilling performance against KPI targets
- Conduct after action reviews and report lessons learned to the D&C organization
- Provide expertise for major NPT events
- Ensure program changes follow MOC process
- Pursue corrective actions with responsible parties and drive to closure
- Ensure all material and equipment used during the campaign is fit for purpose
- Verify primary contractor is in full compliance with contractual obligations


- 7+ years in relevant drilling, completions and workover operations
- Experience on horizontal or ERD-type wells.  Prior Permian, Eagleford, Haynesville shale experience is a plus
- 2+ years of wellsite supervisor experience
- BSc Engineering or Science Degree (preferred)
- Completed basic drilling/completion/intervention technical courses
- SafeLand USA (Basic Orientation)
- SafeLand USA (H2S Clear)
- Valid Well Control Certificate (IADC WellSharp)