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Field Drilling Superintendent


Petroplan USA is currently recruiting for a Field Drilling Superintendent to work for a land focused drilling company here in the United States.

We are seeking accomplished senior drilling professionals who bring a wealth of hands-on operational experience while also thriving in a professional, corporate environment, demonstrating a strong practical decision making ability.

This role comes with a high level of responsibility and the Field Superintendent often in charge of 10-20 rigs at any one time in their geographical area.

This position could be located across the US including West Texas, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Texas or the North East. Office based, you will often travel to the field, performing rig visits.


  • Over 10 years of oilfield experience including previous work in a Rig Manager capacity
  • Excellent knowledge of land based drilling rigs, equipment, tools, etc.
  • Responsible for meeting budget targets and managing expenditures, reporting these to senior management
  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in an engineering or technical discipline

Please note that at this time we can only accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.

We will contact you directly if your skillset is considered a match for this position and keep all resumes on file for future vacancies.

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.

For more information please feel free to visit our website