MPD Field Supervisor/Wellsite Supervisor (Houston)

< Back To Job Listing
Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: November 1, 2017

This job posting is no longer active



This senior level position is focused on applying skills and knowledge in order to safely perform and manage any MicrofluxTM Control System (MFC) functions as a Wellsite Supervisor. The Wellsite Supervisor must be proficient in managing all aspects related to the MFC and Rotating Control Devices (RCD) as well as mentoring junior personnel. Duties and responsibilities are to lead or delegate aspects of the rig up, maintenance and operation of all MFC and RCD equipment on the rig site and base when required.

The Wellsite Supervisor is the focal point between the client, rig personnel, Weatherford crew and office, they are accountable to oversee all operational aspects relating to the MFC and RCD on the rig.


Responsible for daily communication with the clients rig site representative, client’s office, and other services companies on location. Collaborate with the field engineer for technical down knowledge and assistance when needed.

This individual is responsible for all Secure Drilling Services Operation on the rig, from a technical, equipment and safety aspect

Can demonstrate, apply knowledge and perform all hands on functions of all operations of the MFC and RCD including rig up, operating, event identification and downhole theory, maintenance, changing RCD elements and trouble shooting

Interacts with 3rd party service providers on the rig, such as the mud loggers, mud company, MWD and directional services, etc....

Responsible for managing and tracking inventory and sending signed job tickets to the office

Train and mentor crew members

Participate in pre and post job meetings with the clients

Manage crew shifts and rotation while on the rig site

Responsible for making sure equipment is functional and inventory lists complete before sending equipment to location as well as green tagging manifold.

Follow all QHSE procedures and report any incidents

Conduct safety meetings on the rig

Required to complete the MicrofluxTM Control System Wellsite Supervisor competency

Oversees/ensures completion of daily preventative maintenance of equipment.

Responsible for all Secure Drilling Services Operations on the rig, from a technical and a safety stand point.

Documents any incidents in the Weatherford Performance Tracking System (WPTS).

Apply Project Management

Lead presentations

Perform well site / rig surveys

Applying customer interaction / negotiation skills

Perform various other duties and activities within the physical constraints of the job 



Good mechanical aptitude

Excellent organisational and planning skills

Ability to give direction, supervise and mentor junior personnel

Knowledge and experience with traditional drilling practices and well control

Strong technical and operational knowledge of Secure Drilling Services, procedures and practices

Ability to lead and mentor other team members

Helpful and highly motivated with the ability to prioritise workloads

Good attention to detail

Flexible and able to support and interface with members of staff at all levels

Willingness to learn

2 years of Managed Pressure Drilling experience

2 years of oilfield supervisory experience