Slick line superintendent


Job Summary

This role oversees the daily operations of a wireline truck, manages the operators and provides staff leadership. The role promotes and maintains good customer relations and ensures safe operation, maintenance and record keeping for the wireline trucks, tools and equipment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

A reputable organisation seeks to fill the above position with suitable and qualified persons.

Technical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate, direct and review completion, work-over, wireline, and rigless operations, within defined drilling programmes and budget
  • Organize and coordinate crew for operation
  • Inspect and certify tools/equipment to be used for the job
  • Coordinate the activities of Company and Contractor units involved in completion, work-over, wireline, and rigless operations and decide on daily activities
  • Participate as a member of the emergency task force in event of a blow-out or other major emergency
  • Ensure adherence to all safety regulations
  • Ensure depth control, run logs, set plugs or retainers, perforate and successfully convey Wireline
  • Supervise job site crew in preparation of Wireline unit and tools to deliver excellent customer service
  • Perform job site operations to achieve well program and customer satisfaction
  • Perform preventative maintenance on service line equipment including down-hole and surface well logging and perforating equipment.
  • Submit all required reports and data including logs
  • Assists with pre- and post-job equipment inspection
  • Ensure compliance with all company and client Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) practices and guidelines
  • Ensure knowledge and compliance with established procedures and guidelines
  • Report unsafe acts, conditions or hazards immediately.

Qualification and Work Experience Requirements: 

  • Minimum of HND in Chemical, Petroleum, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-10 years’ experience in wireline completion execution operations 
  • Must have PTW, HSE, FIRST AID, IWCF, HUET, BOOSET, Gas Tester certification
  • Extensive oil & Gas Industry experience
  • Must have drilling and  complete wireline training

Skill, Experience and Physical Requirements: 

  • Must possess good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Good computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel )
  • Must have physical strength, stamina and agility
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Ability to handle and run a unit
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to work quickly, think ahead to the next procedure and respond appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up heavy weights
  • Must work in accordance with all policies and procedures of the company.

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