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Well Control Specialist IV - V, Response

Date:  May 27, 2021

Houston, TX, US, 77064-3513

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


Job Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Under broad direction, provides on-site consulting and monitoring of oil well blowout and emergency conditions and assists in drilling operations, as well as firefighting, well-killing and other blow out procedures in emergency drilling situations.
  • Ensures that well-site activities are well managed, coordinated, and completed in accordance with Company policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety regulations.
  • Advises on specific servicing problems and recommends use of specialized tools, techniques, and services.
  • Assists in supervising repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • Effectively communicates with customer or operator personnel in the office (e.g., Engineers, Supervisors, etc).
  • Writes detail reports and job prognosis summary.
  • Generates post job analysis report(s) including procedures that were successful and techniques that could be used to improve procedures that were not as successful as planned.
  • Coaches and trains others in proficiency levels I-III.
  • Reviews customer reports.
  • Writes procedure(s) to include downhole tools to be used to accomplish project objective(s), with supervision.
  • Analyzes tool operation as well as current and potential well procedures to assess impact, with supervision.
  • Operates, analyzes, troubleshoots and repairs hydraulic systems without supervision.
  • Troubleshoot and repairs/replaces firefighting equipment without supervision.
  • Demonstrates understanding and interpretation of pump PV curves and technical manual information for application as appropriate.
  • Able to identify specific procedures and system design for fluid handling and maintenance, without supervision.
  • Assembles and operates jet cutter with supervision in complex environments.
  • Identifies hazards and control measures associated with job specific well control events and develops job specific safety plan for well control operations.
  • Provides the delivery of appropriate B&C well control prevention services for customers.
  • Assist with customer requests and identifies appropriate B&C well control prevention services for customer.
  • Supervises well control operations for well bore hydraulic control.
  • Troubleshoots wellhead components, without supervision.
  • Participates and assists with plans and procedures going forward to correct abnormal well conditions, with supervision.
  • Has ability to supervise entire well control operation based on job conditions.
  • Ensures proper preparation for well control operations and verifies procedures .
  • Executes job procedures for complex jobs (ie: level 4 on price list) using wellsite equipment (ie: Drilling Rigs, W/O rigs, HWO operations, CTU & W/L operations), with supervision.
  • Participates in preparation of procedures for complex jobs (ie: level 4 on price list), with supervision.
  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in wellsite operations.
  • Must work under hazardous conditions including high pressure, high temperature, loud noise, fire, chemical and gas exposures, moving machinery, etc.
  • Must be able to maintain professional relationships with customers.
  • Well organized with strong planning and project management skills required.
  • Attention to detail, quality orientation required.
  • Must be able to organize multiple projects.
  • Excellent communication skills. Strong problem solving abilities.
  • Strong PC computing skills, including MS Office and engineering software.
  • Good communication and effective working relationships exist with other departments.


Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1), their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Well Control Specialist IV, Response and Well Control Specialist V, Response.


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



7908 N Sam Houston Pkwy W #500, Houston, Texas, 77064-3513, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 93995  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Operations 
Product Service Line: Halliburton Project Management  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

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