Well Site Leader | Schlumberger

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Well Site Leader

Dammam - Saudi Arabia

Well Site Leader

Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

About Schlumberger We are Schlumberger, the leading provider of technology and services to the energy industry. Throughout much of the oil and gas lifecycle in over 120 countries; we design, develop, and deliver technology and services that transforms how work is done. We define the boundaries of the industry by unleashing our talented people’s energy. We’re looking for innovators to join our diverse community of colleagues and develop new solutions and push the limits of what’s possible. If you share our passion for discovery and want to find out what you could really do, then here is the place to do it. 

Job Description:

The Position holder is responsible for: 

  • The Well Site Leader is responsible to plan, coordinate, supervise, and execute the well operations program. They provide clear leadership in every aspect of HSE protection, ensuring safe working practices are used at the well site. They further ensure that well operations are conducted safely, in accordance with the approved well operations program, and in compliance with the applicable policies/standards/procedures and the regulatory requirements within allocated time/costs with optimal use of resources.
  • Organize and lead brief and debrief safety and operations meetings that are related to well operations. Lead daily planning meetings and discuss operations with customer representatives, contractors, PL, and third-party supervisors.
  • Update forecast and planned activity to anticipate resource requirements meet well demands and provide optimum service efficiency.
  • Check that equipment and services comply with the contract. Manage proper inventory of tangibles such as, but not limited to, cement, barite, bits, as well as rental equipment, and coordinate with Product Line operations and third-party suppliers as needed.
  • Ensure that operations are conducted to prevent risks of well control, stuck pipe, and any other project and operational risks.
  • Monitor well operational risks, implement risk responses, and execute change control per the project risk management plan and well operational programs.
  • Ensure compliance with Schlumberger policies and Integration product line standards, including standing orders.
  • Prepare daily cost estimates based on goods consumed and services provided.
  • Review and approve invoices and reports on services performed and materials used.
  • Manage and monitor operations communications with the goal of ensuring that stakeholders are kept informed and service providers are lacking any information that they need to perform their services.
  • Prepare technical and operational calculations relevant to the well- or rig-site operations (e.g., cement volume)
  • Participate in operational performance improvements and program changes with the project team. Review operational problems and support job incidents, changes, incident response and recovery, including coordination with the individual product lines and key contractors.


  • 5+ years relevant Well Site Leader experience
  • Fluency in English

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

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