Supervisors in this unit group oversee and organize the activities of workers occupied in drilling for oil or gas, operating service rigs, or providing oil and gas well services. They are in employment by drilling and well service contractors and by petroleum producing companies.
Example Titles of 8222 Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service:
Well Services Crew Supervisor
Well Services Crew Supervisor – Oil And Gas Drilling
Well Services Crew Supervisor – Oil Field Services
Wireline Field Supervisor – Oil Field Services
Toolpusher – Offshore Drilling Rig
Toolpusher – Oil And Gas Well
Assistant Offshore Drilling Rig Superintendent
Assistant Platform Superintendent
Assistant Superintendent, Offshore Drilling Rig
Assistant Tool pusher – Offshore Drilling Rig
Field Supervisor, Oil Well Servicing
Foreman/Woman, Oil And Gas Well Drilling
Foreman/Woman, Oil And Natural Gas Well Servicing
Fracturing Supervisor – Oil Field Services
Multi-Service Operator – Oil Field Services
Offshore Drilling Rig Superintendent
Oil And Gas Drilling Foreman/Woman
Oil And Natural Gas Well Servicing Foreman/Woman
Oil Well Services Field Supervisor
Platform Superintendent – Oil And Gas Drilling
Rig Manager – Oil And Gas Drilling
Supervisor, Well Services Crew – Oil Field Services
Main duties of 8222 Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service:
Supervisors in this unit group execute some or all of the following duties:
o Supervise, synchronize and plan the activities of workers who drill for oil and gas, operate service rigs or provide oil and gas well services.
o Set up methods to meet work schedules and bring together work activities with other departments.
o Demand materials and supplies.
o Resolve work problems and advise measures to improve productivity.
o Train workers in job duties, security procedures and business policies
o Recommend workers actions such as hiring and promotions
o Organize production and other reports
o May set up machines and apparatus.
Employment requirements for 8222 Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service:
1. Achievement of secondary school is requisite.
2. Completion of college or Petroleum Industry Training Service (PITS) courses is vital.
3. Wide experience of up to eight years in the occupations supervised is required.
4. A two-year college diploma in petroleum engineering technology may be necessary.
5. Certificates in first aid, hydrogen sulphide awareness, blowout prevention, well control, workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS), transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) or other safety and technical subjects are required and are obtained by completing small courses.