Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited Recruiting

Posted on :

17 Jul, 2013

Category :

Offshore Jobs in Nigeria, Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (ExxonMobil) is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation and one of the largest oil producers in Nigeria. With a long and established history of operations, the company’s Oil & Natural Gas production activities are a major source of revenue for the Nigerian government and economy. To sustain and enhance our strategic position as a premier global company, we are recruiting:

Job Title: Trainee Drilling Supervisor

AutoReqId: 17825BR

Job Description
The successful candidate will provide day to day on-site supervision of drilling operations and make reports to the Drilling Operations Superintendent.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Stewarding continuous compliance with Safety, Security, Health and Environment (SSH&E) policies and responsible for implementation of OIMS on the rig
  • Making key decisions in an emergency situation to prevent injuries, well catastrophes as well as significant additional cost
  • Serving as the primary contact with the rig and third party personnel at the rig site to ensure operations are performed in accordance with the drilling program in a safe and cost-effective manner
  • Ensuring drilling procedures are followed as planned and conducted in an optimum manner
  • Organizing and ordering the necessary services and equipment to conduct drilling and testing operations
  • Ensuring that the rig and third party equipment is adequately and properly maintained
  • Maintaining inventory of all equipment/materials/supplies to ensure smooth ongoing operations
  • Ensuring compliance with all government and other statutory regulations; including education of all personnel on rigs on safety and related issues
  • Maintaining accurate and adequate reports regarding operations, equipment and evaluation.

Requirements of Candidate The ideal candidate for the Trainee Drilling Supervisor position must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum of Bachelors degree (B.Sc./B. Tech./B. Eng.) with a minimum of second class upper division in any of the following disciplines – Mechanical, Chemical, Civil or Petroleum Engineering
  • At least one year post-NYSC oilfield experience
  • Strong leadership, verbal and written communication skills
  • A team player with good interpersonal skill
  • Any prior experience as Driller, Tool-Pusher, or Drilling / Well site Supervisor, Completions / Down-hole Tools / Fishing hand or as a Drilling Quality specialist will be an added advantage.

These positions offer competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with what is obtainable in the Upstream oil & gas industry.

Application Closing Date

30th July, 2012

Method of Application
If you meet the requirements listed for these positions, please visit: to submit your application and upload your curriculum vitae (CV), degree certificate(s) and NYSC Discharge or Exemption certificate Applications without appropriate upload of these documents will be disqualified

How to navigate the Website 

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Only short listed applicants will be contacted Applicants are hereby advised to submit only one application as multiple applications