Well Operations Supervisor

Vacancy number • PUB408271

Well Operations Supervisor

  • Chinchilla
  • Closes 19 July
  • 60 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Chinchilla

What is required?

  • hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Friday, 19 July 2024


Brunel Australasia has partnered with one of the world's premier energy companies to find a Well Operations Supervisor to join their team on their sites based around Chinchilla, QLD.

About this role

As a Well Operations Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in planning and overseeing the safe and efficient execution of wellsite operations, ensuring compliance with local legislation and company policies. Your focus on health, safety, and environmental standards, as well as operational excellence, will contribute to the success of our clients dynamic projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the safe, efficient execution of wellsite operations.
  • Lead safety management practices such as Front-Line Barrier Management (FLBM), Assist and Assure (A&A) programs, Risk-Assessment, Site Safety Management (SSM), and Emergency Response, including acting as On-Scene Controller.
  • Quality Assure and Control (QA/QC) all aspects of operations, including equipment, personnel, procedures, and reporting to meet business objectives and ensure compliance.
  • Coordinate all execution parties and resources (rig, specialists, third-parties, logistics), ensuring alignment and efficient mobilization, execution, and demobilization.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement, quality focus, and leadership development, mentoring onsite teams to enhance performance.
  • Manage incident reporting, investigations, and follow-up actions to prevent recurrence, and support contract management.
  • Oversee the management and operation of rigs, equipment, and systems within prescribed safety and performance parameters.
  • Develop detailed operational plans optimizing performance and cost-effectiveness.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop well operations staff, promoting a culture of safety and innovation.
  • Assess and ensure the competence of contractor personnel, addressing deficiencies and ensuring all phases of the operation are fully staffed.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies, promoting a safe, healthy, and inclusive work environment.


  • Strong leadership skills with extensive supervisory experience in drilling, workover, or intervention.
  • Candidates with Coiled Tubing & Wireline experience will be preferred.
  • IWCF Supervisory Level 4.
  • Working knowledge of EDM well engineering software packages or an equivalent system.
  • Experience with CSG drilling, workover or abandonment operations
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to manage both emergency and routine operational challenges.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to foster a motivated, inclusive, and effective team environment.


  • Initially a 12 month contract
  • Based in Chinchilla with travel supplied from South East QLD.
  • 3/3 or 15/13 roster - 12 hour days
  • $1531 p/d including super (initially there will be a probation rate of $1431/day)
  • Opportunity to work alongside an energy leader

Please note that only candidates with Full Australian working rights will be considered for the role.

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trade and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating locally since 1997, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 45 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Tim Stock quoting publication number: PUB408271

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