Type of Employment
About the job
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
The DPM Field Trainee assists and supports Lead and Second DPM Engineers and Specialists at the well site.
He/She learns through hand on training while focusing on achieving the minimum level of proficiency. The
trainee is responsible for delivering high service quality to clients. While working as a trainee, the employee
becomes familiar with the oilfield business in general, DPM specific Equipment/services and the
The DPM Field Trainee will work within a Team of between 2-8 personnel at the Wellsite. Trainees will work
closely with other key personnel on location to better understand the hierarchy at a rigsite: Company Men,
Directional Drillers, Data Techs, Drilling Foreman and Drillers.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
ŸProvides pre-job and post-job support to engineers and specialists at the well site and in the base.
Ÿ Assists with rig-up and rig-down at the well site.
Ÿ Assists in the hands-on preparation of Equipment at the well site.
Ÿ Assists Maintenance technicians in checking and preparing equipment at the base prior to load-out
(i.e. unit, pumps, cokes, surface sensors, hand tools etc.).
Ÿ Follows and complies with all Company S Q, HSE and IT standards, wears all personal protective
equipment (PPE) as required.
Ÿ Assists the lead hands in the preparation of wellsite reports.
Ÿ Participates in post job debriefings.
DPM Specialist Trainee - A diploma in a Technical Field – preferably mechanical, electronical or
instrumentation, or the equivalent in industry experience.
DPM Engineer Trainee - A minimum in an Engineering Bachelor Degree – preferably mechanical, electronical
Dynamic Pressure Management
Candidates must break-out from being a DPM trainee within 1-year after being in the Field.
ŸWorks as an extra person in the DPM offshore Team under direct supervision of the Lead Supervisor
at the well site.
ŸFollows the requirements of the DPM training program in the time frame specified.
ŸMeets and maintains all minimum OFS Safety Training Coefficient (STC) requirements as well as job
Individuals should be motivated and career oriented with the ability to work long hours under stressful
- Learns quickly and adapts to new problems and situations
- Is a relentless and versatile learner
- Pursues everything with energy, drive and a need to finish
- Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions
- Is personally committed to continuous improvement
- Listens and is able to communicate effectively with managers, peers and clients both written and verbally.
Employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of those described above, and any duties
are subject to change at any time, according to the needs of the location or Company.