Provides well site service to customers utilizing knowledge of company products and services in conjunction with experience in drilling fluid technology to optimize service quality and rig performance.
Rig operations: Provides technical guidance to maximize rig performance and well stability based on interpreted results of routine and specialized testing. Interprets drilling fluid programs and follows mix recommendations for each well. Maintains a good working relationship with rig personnel and assists in specific operation’s planning and drilling optimization. Troubleshoots and provides expertise as well problems arise.
Material usage: Schedules the drilling fluid sack and bulk materials to location. Maintains and supervises an adequate inventory of palletized and bulk products that are available at rig site based on fluid program and anticipated well conditions. Tracks and reports on daily material usage.
Reporting: Generates complete drilling fluid report on a daily basis. Creates and submits a reconciled recap that includes well data and lessons learned at the end of the well.
Mentoring: Mentors lower level technicians and assists in their succession plan as their experience level grows. Assists in training and mentoring of new employees.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and a minimum of four years oilfield experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid driver's license.
Drilling Fluids Technology training
Other Skills and Abilities
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong leadership skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.