Directional Driller | Schlumberger

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Directional Driller

Basra - Iraq

We are looking to hire Directional Driller for our operations in Basra, Iraq

Location: Basra, Iraq

The Lead Directional Driller (Lead DD) performs directional drilling services and promotes the Schlumberger D&M culture. The Lead DD plans, executes, and manages all phases of a directional drilling job to deliver services that meet client expectations and D&M standards. He/she also provides technical support to clients and other D&M crew members at the wellsite. The Lead DD is partially responsible for the training and development of any subordinate while at the wellsite.

Responsibilities 

  • Manages personal development and keeps informed on current Schlumberger D&M technology and strategy
  • Responsible for training, coaching and mentoring less experienced DD’s following the equip training program.
  • Follows the equip program and competency requirements (if applicable).
  • Meets and maintains all minimum OFS Safety Training Coefficient (STC) requirements as well as job related STC.
  • Reviews and appraises the performance of subordinates, consistent with performance objectives, and determines the need for additional training in a fair and consistent manner
  • Mentors less experienced personnel.
  • Leads any directional drilling job
  • Fully responsible for pre-job planning (equipment and personnel) and mobilization
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all DD techniques and all surveying methods used in the location.
  • Develops expertise on advanced well planning techniques using Drilling Office
  • Documents all Incident / accident events on the job, and at the office, in Quest.
  • Assists clients by providing solutions for drilling issues.
  • Prepares end of well reports / client’s final product delivery.
  • Acts as the D&M - client focal point for drilling operations at the rig site.
  • Effectively manage inventory and supplies required at the well site.
  • Maintains good communication with the Client’s well site representative, rig crew and D&M field support staff
  • Actively participates in Knowledge sharing
  • Ensures all D&M reporting requirements are fulfilled accurately and on a timely basis
  • Follows up failures with the maintenance team and ensures failure reports are closed with clients.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Technical Diploma/Degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ of relevant experience as Directional Driller
  • Able to legally work in Iraq, Iraqi candidates preferred or current Iraqi resident can apply.
  • Must be fluent in English, fluency in Arabic is a must as well

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. We have more than 20 years of experience in delivering world-class service to our customers through integrated projects. These projects range from basic service coordination through to complete development and abandonment of fields. To meet the growing needs of our business we are encouraging applications from experienced professionals who share our passion for delivering excellence in all aspects of project delivery.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

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