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Onshore Drilling/Drillsite Manager III - California

Bakersfield - California - United States - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Drilling, Completions & Geosciences - Academic Bachelor

for a Drilling/Drill site Manager to join our client for a 9 month contract
near Bakersfield, CA. Must have experience
in both Drilling and Workover land based operations in the southern portion of
the San Joaquin Valley of central California. Nature of work includes high well
counts, short duration shallow vertical, directional & horizontal wells in
sub & over-press steam flood and water flood reservoirs in high well
density fields where consistency in execution is a critical to project success.

Feel free to contact

Kelsey Davis, Account manager

Apply now

About this role


  • Accountable for safe and
    efficient execution of drilling and workover operations;
  • Direct daily land based
    operations, working in a team environment to ensure the safety of
    personnel on location and compliance with all applicable environmental
  • Managing activities of rig
    and service company personnel and equipment;
  • Conduct accurate daily
    reports, maintaining accurate cost control. Reports to either the Drilling
    or Workover Superintendent.

About you


  • Use of Standard Operating Procedures, following Drilling and Workover Programs/Procedure, capacity to incorporate Management of Change and Risk Uncertainty Management/Mitigation requirements into activities;
  • Strong communication skills are imperative;
  • Displays & applies Leadership Principals & Behaviors with service company personnel to ensure a strong safety and OE culture;
  • Setting clear direction & expectations and holding contractors accountable for delivering of their service;
  • Teamwork: effectively working w/ multi-functional teams to resolve execution challenges;
  • Takes initiative in planning and execution phases, setting clear expectations & providing critical feedback to service contractors and leadership driving efficiency into the process and over delivering record wells.

Must Have:

  • Active IADC Well Control Certification;
  • Recent experience working as a Drill Site Manager and/or Well Site Manager with 15 years of combined drilling and workover land operations experience specifically in shallow unconsolidated steam and water flood formations;
  • Great communication skills;
  • Drilling and Workover experience Onshore in California (SJ Valley, Bakersfield).

What we offer

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 40 offices in 5 continents (Europe, Americas, Asia, Africa and Australia) we currently second over 8,000 Technical Engineering Specialists to the largest multinational Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well-established global supply agreements.


  • Contract Hire;
  • Rotation 14 x 14.

About us

Our client is one of the world's leading integrated Energy companies. This top 10 Fortune 500 Corporation has pioneered everything from upstream exploration and production, midstream transportation, power and trading, to downstream manufacturing and retail.


  • Vacancy number: PUB159821
  • Location: Bakersfield
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Closing date: Sunday, June 3, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Kelsey Davis

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston

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