Application Open

April 23 2019

Application Deadline

May 6 2019

Experience Level

10+ Years

Experience Years

10 - 60 years



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Operations Manager - DS

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Weatherford Nigeria

POSITION: Operations Manager - DS

JOB TYPE: Full-time


SALARY: Competitive


AGE LIMIT: No age restrictions



Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Family: Operations Management

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Know and understand Weatherford’s Enterprise Excellence Process, the Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
  • Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
  • Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment:
    • A safe and healthy workplace for all employees;
    • Enforcing all safety precautions and practices;
    • Promoting safe work practices;
    • Attending mandatory monthly safety meetings and maintaining Company property and equipment in safe operating conditions at all times.
  • Apply Weatherford, and where appropriate Client Company’s, Quality, Health, Safety   &   Environment Policy and Safety Management Systems.
  • Conform and understand general QHSE requirements
  • Lead team of DD field engineers.
  • Coordinate field engineer job assignments for maximum job coverage and efficiency.
  • Evaluate First Reports on daily basis.
  • Supervise field engineer’s job performance and correct any deficiencies as needed.
  • Evaluate DD data collected from field on daily basis and distribute as needed.
  • Review and evaluate field engineer’s career development and progress.
  • Execute the comprehensive training program for field engineers.
  • Prioritize maintenance schedules to insure maximum utilization of available equipment.
  • Ensure procedures are followed to verify proper operation of all equipment, either in the shop or on the rig site.
  • Maintain an accurate motor run history and tool performance history.  Interface with shop foreman and field personnel to ensure maximum motor reliability.
  • Ensure complete compliance with all government agencies.
  • Prepare monthly report on current job activity, special projects, tool performance summary.
  • Review field engineers on an ongoing basis to ensure compliance of all safety rules.
  • Ensure that the DD incident reporting process is communicated, understood and implemented.
  • Report equipment failures immediately as per the Field Incident Reporting Procedure

Job Requirements
Qualification and Experience:


  • Minimum 10 years engineering experience in oilfield activities.
  • Strong “hands on” engineering background
  • Good communication (both written and oral), presentation, leadership/supervisory/team and organizational skills.
  • Capable of multitasking and working effectively under pressure.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Earth Sciences or equivalent experience.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • User of WORD and EXCEL software
  • Understanding of  Computer application within the proposed job environment
  • Ability to generate clear and concise reports in a timely and professional manner.


  • Well developed communication skills across product lines and at management level.

Special Requirements:

  • Thorough technical knowledge of Drilling Systems products and services,
  • Excellent communication, organization, troubleshooting and teamwork skills. Positive attitude and a high degree of self-discipline and motivation


  • Previous engineering management experience is an asset, Minimum of 5 years hands on engineering experience in an oilfield equipment servicing environment.

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