• Under general supervision, provides on-site supervision of the Directional Drilling (DD) process including projection of well path to predetermined target coordinates.
  • Serves in a subordinate role on any job.
  • Understands principles of Bottom Hole assembly (BHA) selection and aspects of DD performance and ensures that BHA's are assembled as planned including correct make-up torque, doping and handling.
  • Proficient in the use of DD computer software and able to assist in provision of advice and analysis to the client representative at the well site.
  • This shall include all survey calculations and well path projections.
  • Proficient in updating well profile plots and providing client representative with accurate directional survey data.
  • Aware of client's requirements with regards to surveying procedures.
  • Assists in the completion of a daily DD report, BHA performance report for each BHA run, completion of all service tickets and relevant paperwork (well data spreadsheet, lesson learned/best practice, End of Job Customer Survey (EJCS) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) forms).
  • Familiar with the DD aspects of the client's approved drilling program.
  • Assists in the inspection of all DD company equipment delivered on the work site.
  • Interfaces with the MWD engineer to ensure BHA compatibility, planned operating parameters are within specification and correct toolface references are applied.
  • Maintains records of all DD equipment at well site including dimensional data and condition.
  • Ensure that all equipment is laid out after use in accordance with company procedures and manifested for backload at the end of the job. Participates in performance improvement initiatives.
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline is required with 2 or more years of field experience in Directional Drilling, L/MWD or SDL.