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Night Drilling Supervisor

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Job Overview

On behalf of our International Oil & Gas Operator, WRS Kurdistan is looking to hire local candidates for the position of ” Night Drilling Supervisor” 


The Night Drilling Supervisor will manage the drilling operation during the night shift. He will be responsible for the safe implementation of the drilling, completion and testing operation.

He will be expected to work a schedule of fourteen (14) days on and fourteen (14) days off in the field.

During periods where no drilling rig is operating, he will be expected to work as a drilling engineer in the office assisting with both planning and reporting. Position is expected to work a five (5) day work week in the Erbil office, where normal office hours will apply.

He will also be expected to assist with the supervision of rigless operations including coil tubing, slick line, well testing, PCP running, etc.


  • Onsite Safety leadership
  • Implementation of the agreed work program
  • Daily operational and financial reporting
  • Focal point on shift for all communications and act as works site leader
  • Timely notification of all issues to the Drilling Supervisor and / or Drilling Superintendent.
  • Ensure all routine operations and cost control reports are completed as required by the company and / or regulatory bodies are completed to a professional standard.
  • Ensure the accurate storage of information and data relating to well files and well data.


  • Implement approved procedures for rig-based operations.
  • Ensure well control and safety equipment is serviceable, and personnel are competent in its use.
  • Monitor contractor performance, recognizing good performance and reporting to the Contract Owner
  • any short falls or potential improvements.
  • Ensure that all contract equipment for drilling / work over / rig less operations is maintained and
  • certified.
  • Audit the work performed by the drilling contractor and third-party service contractors to ensure it is performed according to terms of contracts and agreements.

Qualification & Experience required : 


  • High awareness of the importance of safety
  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in a technical discipline
  • IADC well control qualified (Level 4 Surface stack)
  • Demonstrable directional drilling / underbalanced drilling experience
  • Minimum of 5 years wellsite supervisory experiences with a high standard of down hole
  • Competency.
  • Experience of working in a sour environment
  • Excellent proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Excellent proficiency in Kurdish (written and spoken)


  • Specific Petroleum or Drilling Engineering qualification
  • Experienced with drilling engineering software (Landmark, Sysdrill or equivalent).
  • Drilling fluid trained

The client guarantees a healthy, friendly and professional work environment, career development and offers good package & benefits.

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