Unit Manager, Surface Data Logging

Date:  Apr 11, 2024

New Plymouth, TKI, NZ

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Under broad supervision, performs role of supervisor with a higher degree of experience, who executes all the duties and responsibilities of an INSITE Specialist-SDL, yet is also responsible for supervising the work of subordinates. Responsible for the success of all phases of assigned well site monitoring jobs, therefore sets performance standards for the crew. gathers accurate factual logging information (Depth, Gas Units and Composition, Rate of Penetration, Lag Time, Engineering Data and Calculations, Pressure Detection Data, etc). Interprets logging information to determine occurrence and composition of any oil and/or gas shows, which occur while drilling. Analyses and documents according to Surface Data Logging System (SDL) Zone of Interest and Show Reports. Provides lithological descriptions of all formations drilled and identifies formation name, group, or member. Assembles mud logging information into mud logs and Drilling Database following established SDL and/or customer guidelines and procedures. Communicates mud logging information to customer as necessary to fulfill their requirements. (Morning Report, Show Notification, Engineering problems, Delivery of Mud Logs). Performs any other specialized tests or gather any additional data as required by the customer. Gathers, assembles, and assures timely delivery of sets of cutting samples as per customer requirements. Maintain documented transmittal sheets. Performs safe, neat, professional rig-up. Rig-down neatly with concern for the efficiency of the next rig-up. Follows established rig-down procedure, and inventories needed parts. Performs any specialized monitoring services as required by customer and/or supervisor. Properly briefs relief personnel of activities while relief was absent. Ensures personnel change outs are smooth, unambiguous transitions, which in no way jeopardize the performance quality of the unit and crew. Performs in such a way as to obtain repeat business. Requires completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, Geology or related discipline and a minimum of 3.5 years relevant field experience. Must have successfully passed company tests or met task guideline requirements. Must have met the minimum competency requirements for the INSITE Spec-SDL. Ability to demonstrate technical aptitude to standards is required. Must possess good communication, supervisory, leadership, arithmetic, data entry, and recording skills. Ability to perform quality work with no direct supervision. Must be capable of performing as Senior Unit Manager or Optimization Field Professional. Must possess relevant offshore certificates as required. This is a field position. Promotes safety awareness and environmental consciousness, and complies with all applicable safety and environmental procedures and regulations. Ensures compliance with Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) regulations and guidelines. Promotes and takes an active part in quality improvement processes.


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Paraite Road, Bell Block, New Plymouth, North Island, , New Zealand


Job Details

Requisition Number: 180443  
Experience Level: Entry-Level 
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology 
Product Service Line: Sperry Drilling Svcs  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

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