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Completions Supervisor

  • Job reference: 922219
  • Location: Minot, North Dakota
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Completions, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 28/01/2019

Position Summary

Provide oversight of well completion operations including Frac and Flowback and business partner activities with a primary focus on safety. The role is to ensure integrity of service contractor activities in during the completion phase and serving as Person-In-Charge (PIC) during simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) and in the event of an emergency response.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides visible EHS leadership and promotes safe operations.
  • Enforces the 7 Rules and ensures implementation during daily activities.
  • Promotes adherence to Safe Work Practices.
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) preparation and review.
  • Actively participates in safety meetings (pre job and pre tower).
  • Participates in Risk Assessments.
  • Promotes Stop Work Authority.
  • Leads Behavioral Based Safety process.
  • Attends and actively participates in all emergency drills.
  • Reports all incidents, accidents and near misses; promotes a culture of incident reporting and participates in investigations.
  • Ensures comprehensive handover practices between day shift and night shift crews as well as during crew change.
  • Conducts daily worksite inspections to ensure compliance with corporate, local and federal regulations.
  • Monitors service contractors and all third party contractors to ensure compliance with corporate, local and federal regulations.
  • Supports Environment, Health, Safety and Social Responsibility Management System implementation.
  • Participates in meetings and audits with Regulatory agencies.
  • Responsible for Well Control preparations, including verification of BOP testing and documented barrier management.
  • Provides support for company and service contractor emergency response activities and assists in training and drills.
  • Participates in maintenance of the well site emergency response plan.
  • Ensures integrity of BOP re-certification.
  • Supervises completion activities to ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and well plans are followed.
  • Regularly communicates with Completion Superintendent.
  • Assists with preparation of daily Plan of Action (POAs).
  • Monitors stimulation fluid QA/QC, ensures stimulation equipment capability and prejob testing, and execute operation according to Engineering design.
  • Supervise mobilization, rig up and rig down of completion services.
  • Oversee operation of completion processes.
  • Monitor well status and maintain dual barriers.
  • Monitors accuracy of tubing tally as well as bottom hole assemblies (BHAs).
  • Coordinates inspection and equipment logistics with contractors and Field Superintendent.
  • Communicate operations forecasts and performance feedback to the Completion Superintendent.
  • Monitors and reports daily cost in Wellview to ensure cost effective operations.
  • Conducts operations in compliance with Company Global Drilling and Completions Standards.
  • Assist in preparation of the daily reports in Wellview.
  • Utilizes risk assessments and lessons learned to promote safety and efficiency, also to reduce non-productive time (NPT).
  • Monitors contractors management system to ensure that work processes are conducted consistent with both contractor's and company expectations.
  • Reviews contractor Bridging Documents and ensures they continue to be current and valid.
  • Monitors contractor Safe Work Practices
  • Contributes to contactor evaluations.
  • Ensures third party contractors are onboarded effectively and integrated with ongoing operations.
  • Conducts update meetings with service providers and other contractors.
  • Reviews and signs service provider timesheets and field tickets.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Well Control Supervisor certificate
  • Safe Land Certification or OSHA 10
  • English language proficiency
  • Minimum of ten years well operations experience
  • Minimum Operations Experience: 5 years Frac Supervision


  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements and policies
  • Well snubbing experience.
  • Well flowback experience.
  • Coil tubing supervision experience.
  • Fifteen years well operations.
  • Cold weather operations experience

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.