Drilling Supervisor

Job Description

The role of a Drilling Supervisor is crucial in overseeing drilling operations, ensuring they are carried out efficiently and safely. The Drilling Supervisor is responsible for coordinating drill rig operations, managing drilling crews, and monitoring drilling progress to ensure adherence to drilling plans and safety guidelines. Additionally, the Drilling Supervisor plays a key role in problem-solving, troubleshooting issues as they arise, and making real-time decisions to optimize drilling performance. Strong leadership skills are essential for this position to effectively manage and motivate the drilling team. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of drilling techniques, equipment, and procedures, as well as experience in the oil and gas industry. The Drilling Supervisor must also possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. A commitment to safety and quality is paramount in this role to ensure successful and efficient drilling operations.


  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee drilling operations to ensure safe and efficient well construction.
  • Manage drilling crew and contractors to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Monitor drilling parameters and make real-time decisions to optimize drilling performance.
  • Participate in well planning and design processes, including casing design and bit selection.
  • Conduct regular inspections of drilling equipment to ensure proper maintenance and functionality.
  • Implement and enforce health, safety, and environmental protocols on the drilling rig.
  • Prepare drilling reports and documentation for management and regulatory agencies.
  • Troubleshoot operational issues and implement corrective actions to minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with geologists, engineers, and other stakeholders to achieve project objectives.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and technological advancements to improve drilling operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in drilling operations
  • Strong knowledge of drilling techniques, tools, and equipment
  • Previous experience supervising drilling crews or teams
  • Valid certifications in well control and drilling safety procedures

Job Details

Role Function:N/AWork Type:Full-Time
Role Level:Mid-LevelCountry:United Arab Emirates
City:SharjahNumber of Vacancies:1

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