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DST Supervisor- Iraq

Job Description

The DST Specialist will be based in/out of Iraq with their time spent in the field on various national and international rig locations. In the field, the DST Specialist will be working Shoulder to Shoulder with Northstar's experienced supervisors doing pre-job planning & test design, downhole tool operation, preparation & maintenance, and job reporting. The DST Specialist must have the physical and mental stamina to execute this role, make critical decisions under pressure, and work long hours.

The DST Specialist will be on-call 24/7 for field work. when not in the field. This position will expose the DST Specialist to all aspects of Northstar’s business including field operations and quality management systems.

The candidate’s primary responsibilities will include:

  • Equipment Preparation – Oversee the preparation (function and pressure testing) of the equipment prior to use.
  • Pre-job Planning and Job Execution – Equipment selection, dispatching to the site, making up and running tools, well test execution as per program, break out and laying down equipment.
  • Report and Analysis – Data collection, reporting of well test results.
  • Equipment Maintenance – Servicing (break down, rebuild) equipment according to work instructions and maintenance documentation requirements.
  • Enforce QHSE policies and guidelines, with an emphasis on routine inspections
  • Equipment and Spares Inventory – Ensure accurate inventory for the field location is maintained and appropriate number of spares are on hand.
  • Well Test Design – Liaise with client to design the testing program and tool configurations

Job Requirements:

  • Engineering Degree or Diploma in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  • Minimum three years DST experience
  • Problem solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Teamwork skills
  • Physical ability to routinely lift heavy parts (less than 50lbs)
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in Middle Eastern desert climates.
  • Operating company equipment (vehicles, forklift, overhead cranes)
  • Safely working on and around drilling rigs, warehouses, heavy equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be Fit for Duty
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Preferably Iraqi Nationals.

COVID-19 considerations:

Northstar and well sites will all have Covid 19 precautions for employees to follow.

Work remotely: No

COVID-19 precaution(s): Remote interview process

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