Operations Manager, Wireline - Lloydminster, SK
17d ago


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry.

The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people.

For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner.

Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

Job Scope :

Supervise the running of the wireline location in all aspects related to field operations and implementation of wireline processes, policies, standards and procedures, under direction of a Country Product Line Manager or superior function.

Responsible for the planning, organization, leadership and management of field operations with the main objective of this role is to ensure the delivery of consistent and superior service, safety, quality, and technical support and effectiveness required to exceed expectations of our customers, while maximizing operational efficiency and minimizing costs.

Other dimensions of the job :

  • Demonstrates fundamental Safety & Quality Leadership as charge of the business unit sector or product line, ensuring personal accountability across all levels
  • Implements and ensures compliance to safety process and protocols as directed by the PL and Country Structure, regularly holds / participates in safety meetings, Opportunities for Improvement and the Weatherford Safe Start program
  • When required, participates and represents the PL on management meetings at location level, ensuring that agreed actions are also rolled out to all personnel
  • Ensures there is adequate coverage of personnel and equipment for projected levels of activity. Plans field operations with assigned engineers, and provides direction and recommendations to ensure high quality services
  • Monitors the status of field jobs, and provides immediate assistance in handling failures or solving technical difficulties
  • Maintains close client contact and communication on matters of service quality and keeps up to date on client's proposed activities, ensuring regular service quality reviews are held and documented
  • Coordinates with assigned engineers and electronic technicians for the management of tool and equipment preventative maintenance, modifications and repairs, and ensures all field and workshop personnel follow preventative maintenance procedures, and ensures that all NCRs are followed up to closure with Root Cause Analyses.
  • Ensures adherence to safety regulations by all personnel, and regularly holds and participates in safety meetings
  • Ensures implementation to and compliance with the General Wireline Policy and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Holds systematic debriefing sessions with field crews to ensure that all personnel and equipment are fit for purpose as per the planning requirements of the particular operation
  • Holds systematic debriefing sessions with field crews to correct deficiencies, improve service, and ensure the delivery of a quality service
  • Evaluates the quality, proficiency and efficiency of field operations by regular well site visits to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures and conducts analysis of reports and log quality control
  • Participates in Annual Technical Systems Audits to ensure that Wireline and Country Systems are effectively implemented, such Audits will be led by a supporting authority
  • Ensures prompt and efficient reporting and administration according to Company, policies and regulations, including financial, operational and QHSSE
  • Ensures the Regional PL Support functions are aware of tender activity and have the required information to support in local business development decisions
  • Assists the Geozone PL Manager in maintaining clear and open lines of communication and employee morale
  • Ensures that personnel are aware of the latest developments for logging equipment, including the distribution of Operations Letters
  • Ensures that critical information on technical and safety issues is distributed throughout his change of command, making sure that regular meetings are held and document to ensure all personnel are aware of their roles and responsibilities on operational matters and the continuous improvement of the location
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Regional Support Functions and the Country Management
  • Manages assets (books transfers, etc.) and keeps track of field cost transfers of tools, equipment and personnel
  • Evaluates, appraises, and counsels employees consistent with performance management objectives, recommends promotions and / or changes in job classification.
  • Conducts formal reviews of location staff as per Country and PL personnel development programs

  • Responsible for the training, competency, development and appraisal of location staff, ensuring that engineers, operators, workshop, and clerical staff training is identified and undertaken
  • Provides assistance and guidance in the training of all levels of staff
  • Participates in budgeting plus other financial and administrative functions within the Country
  • Determines the need for additional labour and initiates hiring procedures, including interviewing personnel
  • Assists in the preparation of quotations to customers

  • 10+ years’ experience in oilfield with a Wireline background in Open and Cased Hole
  • Previous experience in Management with P&L responsibility, preferably in a cross disciplined role of multiple products and services
  • Strong leadership and management skills with an ability to balance and prioritize competing interests
  • Proven ability to build / maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Excellent ability to influence and communicate, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to accurately assess, solve, implement, and communicate solutions to problems
  • Proven focus on customer service and delivery with an extensive knowledge of oilfield equipment, parts and services
  • Ability to work in high pressure situations, balancing both client and business expectations
  • Range and depth of experience in business management, budget control, people management and safety leadership
  • Previous responsibility for financial results, including a history of managing to results for both productivity and cost efficiency
  • Advanced knowledge of Weatherford products and services

    Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks’ vacation to start, an RRSP program, a full comprehensive extended benefits program including a health spending account, and opportunities for on-

    going training and career development.

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