Drilling Foreman

  • Job Reference: JS
  • Date Posted: 17 April 2018
  • Location: Saudi Arabia On Shore
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Oil, Gas & Chemicals
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: James Settrey
  • Email: james@energy-progroup.com
  • Telephone: (0) 191 338 8140

Job Description

 We are seeking a Drilling Foreman to join the Drilling and Workover Department. The Drilling Foreman primary role is to oversee the drilling operations on oil and gas rigs.

Minimum Requirements:

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized and approved program with seven years of experience working in drilling and workover operations including adequate supervisory experience on a drilling or workover rig


You will hold a High School degree with Thirteen years of relevant experience in drilling and workover operations including supervisory experience generally acquired by progression on Drilling or workover rig.

As a subject matter expert will have sufficient experience on a drilling rig progressing through the ranks up to drilling foreman.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and oversee all operations performed on wells on a 24-hour per day, 14/7 or 28/28 work schedule.

  • Make recommendations on alternative methods or equipment when unusual situations are encountered.

  • Coordinate deliveries of materials to the well to ensure it is available when required.

  • Ensure the contractor meets all requirements of his contract.

  • Work with Drilling and Workover engineers to see that modern drilling practices are followed.

  • Approve contractor daily tour reports.

  • Ensure that contractor rigs and equipment are properly maintained to avoid downtime.

  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as directed by superintend.

  • Ensure that Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew response.

  • Assure that rig and personnel comply with established safety standards and procedures.