Surface Well Test Supervisor


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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Location: Western Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Friday, 18 February 2022

About this role: Surface Well Test Supervisor

About this role: Surface Well Test Supervisor

On behalf of our client, a Global High Profile Service Provider to the Oil & Gas industry, Brunel are looking for a Surface Well Test Supervisor for onshore work in Western Australia starting in Feb 2022. With previous relevant well testing and onshore experience, a competitive day rate is on offer!!

  • Under general supervision, provides supervision, coordinates and oversees Surface Well Testing (SWT) product service line (PSL) work at the well site, providing excellent customer relations at the worksite during well testing or other type operation
  • Plans and performs necessary calculations for the total job at the well site as needed
  • Coordinates and directs the activities of service operators during the equipment rig up/down on a location and the preparation of equipment for performing a job
  • Provides planning necessary for the job including instructions to the crew and equipment used, including dispute resolutions to approved levels
  • Recognizes possible sales opportunities for the Company’s other products and service and communicates information to Service Coordinator or appropriate Company staff
  • Ensures customer satisfaction with jobs performed
  • As needed, may perform data collection and data distribution on jobs
  • Coordinates the clean-up, repair, and preparation of equipment for the next job
  • Provides input on individual performance levels of his/her subordinates providing on-the-job skills development to enhance job performance
  • Promotes HES Process Improvement Initiatives (PII) within the assigned Country/Natural Work Area (NWA).
  • Promotes safety awareness and environmental consciousness
  • Ensures compliance with Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) standards, practices and guidelines.
  • Mentors and trains lower-level Service Specialists in areas of expertise
  • Will be required to become a dedicated Assessor for junior SWT personnel
  • Licensure to drive commercial vehicles may be required
  • Promotes and takes an active part in quality improvement processes
  • Coaches individuals for better performance and promotes high morale
  • Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability of operations
  • Skills are typically acquired through a high school diploma or similar education and 1 year of experience as Service Specialist I – Surface Well Test or 5 years of SWT experience including the role as a supervisor
  • Must possess exceptional skills within the service line and have a general understanding of other service functions
  • Must possess excellent knowledge of Halliburton Management System (HMS) standards, work methods/processes
  • Demonstrates detailed understanding of bottom hole and basic reservoir – i.e., BHP, BHT, Hydrocarbon phasing, Gas and Oil Flow Measurements as well as an understanding of all manner of SWT troubleshooting
  • Must be capable of navigating/utilizing HMS, iLearn and Competency sites on HalWorld
  • Must have successfully passed company tests or met task guideline requirements
  • Must have met the minimum competency requirements for the Service Operator II – SWT
  • Should be fully knowledgeable in most aspects of Testing & Subsea (SWT) service line in the local area
  • Skilled at planning and organizing jobs
  • Ability to communicate with team and customer to affect knowledge transfer relate to job plans, calculations, well parameters, specific hazards, environmental issues, quality service, equipment, etc. related to the job
  • Math and computer skills required
  • Ability to discuss future work opportunities with customer required
  • Must be able to explain the local HMS process for Prepare Resources
  • Must be able to use Correction, Prevention and Improvement (CPI) System to document problems encountered or ideas for improvement
  • Must have completed supervisory training



  • Possess full Australian working rights
  • National Police Clearance
  • Rev 3 Well site permit authority
  • Well testing experience
  • Confined space entry & safety watch
  • Working at heights
  • Gas test atmospheres
  • First aid
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • IWCF

FIFO (fly-in fly-out) and local workers on WA mining and resource sites, people who work in remote operations, or run critical infrastructure, including remote train and port control, must receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 12:01am 1 December 2021, and be fully vaccinated by 1 January 2022. This is mandated by the State Gov’t of Western Australia.



  • Opportunity to work for a global Oil & Gas client
  • Roster: 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off
  • Duration: 3 months (approximately)
  • Location: WA onshore
  • Competitive day rates
  • 12-hour days

About Brunel

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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, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, 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 44 countries, 100 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.

Connecting Specialists to Pioneering Projects

How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Grace Cheng via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Grace Cheng
Brunel Energy Australia Perth
+61 8 9429 5659

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