Well Operations Supervisor

Vacancy number • PUB408271

Well Operations Supervisor

  • Chinchilla
  • Closes July 19
  • 60 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Chinchilla

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Other


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.

Brunel in the United States

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.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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