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Lead Field Representative

07 January 2019


Lead Field Representative

Purpose of the role

Our client is looking for a Lead Field Representative who will be responsible and accountable company for the overall supervision (technical and operational performance) of the Seismic Contractor, reporting to the company Seismic Acquisition Project Manager.

The Lead Acquisition Field Representative provides technical and operational programme oversight for geophysical surveys conducted for the project.

The LFR executes the project Oversight Plan and reports back to the company as detailed in the Plan, as well as providing major input to the Acquisition or Site Investigation Performance Scorecard.

This is a crew based rotational position

Key activities, responsibilities and accountabilities

To fulfil these responsibilities the Acquisition Field Representative should:

  1. Read and understand the relevant parts of the applicable contract
  2. Monitor and report Contractor compliance with the contract terms and HSSE Bridging Document
  3. Monitor and report Contractor compliance with any prevailing regulatory Compliance Matrix and/or Environmental Commitments Register
  4. Promote awareness, understanding and achievement of company's goals and expectations
  5. Promote an operating culture of open reporting and management feedback
  6. Promote continuous improvement and sharing lessons learned.
  7. Attend the Field Representatives' briefing/s in MoGO Stage 4.
  8. Attend the crew start-up orientation meeting.
  9. Review and fully understand contract, the Oversight Plan and the contractor's Execution, Quality and HSE Plans.
  10. Execute the project Oversight Plan in the field, including monitoring and reporting of crew performance, data quality, HSE and emerging issues, and provide reports to the Project Manager as directed.
  11. Provide input to the Acquisition/Site Investigation Performance Scorecard.
  12. Provide a final report to the project Gas Seismic Acquisition Project Manager within two weeks of completion of the survey
  13. Ensure quality control and specifications monitoring seismic data acquisition project by providing independent and objective survey supervision and to provide the company with optimum survey results.
  14. Oversee the implementation of the agreed specifications and controlling the costs associated with the Project in company's behalf and ensure that as far as practical, these specifications are maintained.


20 years of seismic data acquisition and 5 years on supervision roles, previous experience as Field Representative on onshore seismic acquisition projects is necessary.

Experience of managing and supervising large onshore seismic operations, simultaneous acquisition operations and leading multi-cultural teams

Experience of Land Seismic Acquisition in difficult areas, particularly experience with High Productivity Source Acquisition (ISS, DS3 or similar) and experience on Technical roles.


English, preferably French, Arab

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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