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Updated At: November 5, 2019




This senior level supervisory and entry level management position is focused on applying skills and knowledge in order to safely perform and manage any Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) functions as a Well Site Supervisor. The Well Site Supervisor must be proficient in managing all aspects related to Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) as well as mentoring junior personnel. Duties and responsibilities are to supervise, manage, lead or delegate aspects of the rig up, maintenance and operation of all MPD equipment on the rig site and base when required.

The Well Site 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 MPD equipment on the rig.

This position will also provide onshore Engineer and operations support and assist with equipment preparation including repair and maintenance as required for their project. Additionally, the Well Site Supervisor may be required to work in client bases or yards to prepare for projects.


At the discretion of product line management (such as the Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, or their designee) will be responsible for working in the shop or office.  This will include but not limited to green tagging, preparing, and/or assisting with shipping equipment to job site.

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 Managed Pressure Drilling 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 MPD 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 all crew members

Participate in pre and post job meetings with the clients and Weatherford onshore team

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

Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all Operating, Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford

Oversees/ensures completion of daily preventative maintenance as per the checklist.

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

Have a good understanding of drilling operations.

Responsible for all QHSE procedures of all WFT crew and report any incidents.

Documents all jobs and incidents in the Weatherford Performance Tracking System (WPTS).

Responsible for all logistic operations on location.

Ensures that all equipment is functional (submits for repair, if required).

Ensures that green tagging in the shop is completed prior to mobilization

Required to complete the competency and training requirements identified by Global and Geo Zonel Management.

At the discretion of management (Geo Zone and/or Global), may be required to complete training required to become Qualified Competency Assessor and perform competency assessments on MPD personnel when required.

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




3 years of Managed Pressure Drilling experience

2 years of oilfield supervisory experience

Must be willing to travel to remote land and offshore work locations and possibly to other countries.

Ability to travel internally in the region or globally if required attending meetings, customer office assignments or operations.

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)


4 years of Managed Pressure Drilling experience

4 years of oilfield supervisory experience

High School Diploma or GED

Technical Degree related to the oil and gas industry


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 



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