MPD Well Site Supervisor

at Weatherford
Location Nisku, Alberta (AB)
Date Posted 2022-09-21
Category Mining / Oil / Gas



Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


The MPD Field Supervisor will supervise field personnel, operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner to ensure job specifications are met. Assist senior supervisors as required including training of new operators

Primary Responsibilities

  • Organize crews and arrange accommodations (if required)
  • Ensure that the SDS package is equipped with all required tools/spare parts and supervise the loading out of the tools/equipment; confirm equipment readiness

On arrival at the job site/before job begins
  • Participate and or conduct the pre-rig-in safety meeting
  • Assign all rig-in responsibilities and oversee all rig-in operations
  • Assist with installation of critical safety equipment and perform function test of all critical valves
  • Supervise the pressure test
  • Participate and or conduct safety meeting with all Weatherford and all rig personnel.
  • Review HAZOP concerns with Weatherford operators

During the job (Observation and Communication)
  • Observe overall equipment operation, assign responsibilities required to maintain smooth operations
  • Communicate with rig personnel regarding job parameters
  • Observe MPD crew activities, ensure operators is dispatched where required
  • Communicate regularly with Weatherford Engineers and Senior Field Supervisor regarding operational parameters
  • Conduct regular observations of all crew members ensuring that safe work procedures are followed and all equipment is being operated in accordance to job specifications with Weatherford policy
  • Report potential problems to Senior Field Supervisor

During the job (reporting)
  • Maintain log of liquid, chemical and volume levels on location
  • Submit all required safety reports to the Senior Field Supervisor
  • Ensure completion of daily operational and maintenance forms
  • Complete daily tickets as required

During the job (Equipment maintenance)
  • Ensure that all required shift maintenance is performed and ensure proper hand-over of equipment to the next shift; report any abnormalities in equipment to Senior Field Supervisor
  • Ensure proper lock out/tag procedures are in place

When leaving the jobsite
  • Ensure equipment is properly cleaned and stored
  • Assign duties to operators as required
  • Supervise the rigging-out of the SDS package
  • Ensure that trailers and equipment are prepared for transportation and that all rental equipment is returned and accounted for

Other Duties
  • Ensure that all Weatherford and manufacturers recommended maintenance activities are performed
  • Maintain close contact with the appropriate Senior Supervisor and Manager at all times as well as with ALL Weatherford personnel on the job site, including Operators Senior Field Supervisors, Engineering staff and drilling operations personnel
  • Promptly report all concerns regarding equipment or equipment needs to the appropriate Manager
  • Report all incidents and accidents to the appropriate Manager
  • Instruct Operators in equipment operation and maintenance procedures
  • Ensuring all required safety responsibilities are performed as defined in Weatherford's Safety Manuel
  • Ensuring all personnel are properly outfitted with personal protective equipment
  • Acting promptly to remove hazards from the workplace
  • Ensuring ALL accidents and incidents are properly reported
  • Reporting unsafe working conditions to management when their assistance/approval is required to remove the hazard
  • Regularly observing work practices of all employees that report to you, correcting unsafe work habits as soon as they are noted
  • Be familiar with all Weatherford Standard Operating Procedures. Ensure all employees that report to you apply these procedures
  • Other duties as required


  • 5-10 years related field experience
  • High School diploma (or Secondary School Diploma or equivalent) as minimum.
  • Preferred 2 years College degree
  • General product knowledge
  • Mechanical ability necessary to perform repairs
  • Valid Driver license
  • Basic Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel computer skills
  • Self-motivator, self-starter
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to follow instructions Able to work closely with fellow employees