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JST Group

MPD Supervisor

JST Group

Posted 8 hours ago in

28 Days On, 28 Days Off Rotation. 6-12 Month Contract. Gulf of Thailand.


  • A technical degree in mechanical/petroleum or related field preferred, however, the equivalent in industry experience will be considered.
  • 7 years minimum experience as a Wellsite Supervisor in UBD/MPD/PMCD/Air Drilling Operations, especially in South East Asia.
  • Valid IADC Well Sharp/IWCF Supervisor (Land) Certificate.
  • Relevant MPD Supervisor Training Certificate.


  • Knowledge of slinging and lifting overhead loads
  • Understand the dangers of energized fluids and associated equipment
  • Understand the dangers of working around high-pressure lines
  • Understand Process and Information Diagrams and Flow Systems
  • Basic understanding of electronics
  • Advanced understanding of mechanics
  • Advanced understanding of hydraulics
  • Familiar with drilling issues as they relate to conventional & MPD drilling practices.
  • Strong communications and team skills.
  • Proficiency in English Oral & Written.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Primary responsibilities of this position are the daily supervision of MPD Operations including pre-planning (e.g., HSE, HAZID and HAZOP) and producing the post-well performance summaries.
  • The MPD Supervisor/Lead will supervise a team including MPD Mechanical Specialist and MPD Control Systems / DAQ Specialist.
  • Manage client relationship and expectations on-site, and when appropriate, demonstrate and explain Managed Pressure Drilling technology – must be able to represent independently
  • MPD Supervisors will work closely with other key personnel on location: Company Man, Directional Drillers, Data Techs, Drilling Foreman and Drillers.
  • The MPD Supervisor to provide strategic customer information including client product and service requirements and expectations and post-well satisfaction.
  • Supervise field installation and operation of Managed Pressure Drilling jobs including pre-planning and logistics, supervision of all on-site personnel and post-well performance summary reporting.
  • Troubleshoot for field operations in the operation, maintenance and repair of Managed Pressure Drilling equipment
  • Participate in the design and supervision of all Managed Pressure Drilling field tests
  • Recommend new approaches and/or specifications for new and existing equipment, software and procedures
  • Competent in the use of drilling engineering calculating programs and other related software.
  • Perform Rig Survey & Rig Audit and able to prepare lay out & P&ID.
  • Lead HARC, HAZID, HAZOP, and DWOP for MPD/PMCD operation
  • Lead MPD Training Level I & II (Classroom) and Level III (Wellsite)
  • May assist in managing optimum pressure control to achieve drilling objectives
  • May participate in developing technical training programs for field personnel




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Employment Type

full time



JST Group

JST Group

(66-2) 022-8000

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