MWD Operations Supervisor

Location: Midland, TX

Department: Field Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Job Function / Purpose 


  • Assigned as the key representative of the given product line in the Region, Area or District. The Product Line Operations Supervisor is a tactical manager for Gyrodata Services and is established by Executive Leadership to ensure operations and support services have an impact to the corporate plans. 
  • Supervises Gyrodata, Inc.’s Gyroscopic (Gyro), Gyro While Drilling (GWD), Measurement While Drilling (MWD), Wireline Logging Services (WLS), or Directional Drilling (DD) businesses by meeting and exceeding client and industry expectations while maintaining strict compliance with Gyrodata, Inc.
  • policies and procedures and overseeing Operations personnel.
  • Supports management on operational efficiency, personnel, and service quality. 

 Essential Duties 

  • Supervises and serves as a mentor to Operations through training, discipline, and evaluating the personnel in the performance tool 
  • Identifies talent and support development activities to ensure assigned personnel are performing as expected and staffed appropriately.
  • Makes recommendations to management in regards to hiring, firing and promotions.
  • Manage day-to-day activities and duties of field personnel, including job days, vacation days, sick days and performance reviews; conduct monthly job day reconciliation and resolve any discrepancies
  • Answer calls from field personnel, technical services and sales department as necessary to address questions or respond to emergencies
  • Collaborates with the Global Training and Development Manager to establish and maintain training and development programs for personnel, including training required by client policies, statutory requirements and industry standards
  • Collaborates with the Global Human Resources Manager to maintain and enforce applicable Human Resource policies and procedures and achieve compliance with applicable local and U.S. laws  

FINANCIAL o Spendmap Approval Authority – $0-$5,000 

OPERATIONAL SERVICE QUALTIY o Maintains strict compliance with Gyrodata, Inc. policies and procedures and any U.S. and local laws applicable 

  • Ensures all scheduling of tools and personnel are mapped to Gyrodata planning and Ops Manager history.  
  • Coordinate appropriate equipment and personnel for timely delivery to client at the job site o Coordinate logistics of sending tools and equipment to and from job sites o Maintains certifications of equipment and personnel. o Monitor non-conformance in product or service to the client and work with field personnel to correct
  • Collect logs and data from field personnel and format as appropriate  for delivery to client; communicate with client as necessary to address questions or concerns
  • Works with larger SQ group or assigns staff to ensure proper SQ incident investigations are completed and reported to customers



  • Ensures operations is equipped properly to achieve business plans and meet customer expectations. 
  • Ensures tool utilization and maintenance is completed by field staff and all equipment is ready for upcoming jobs. 
  • Communicate with third party vendors regarding tools or equipment purchased, including any issues regarding timely delivery, technical requirements or other specifications 
  • Maintains asset certifications, inspections and inventory levels 

HSE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY  Ensures all pre-planning thru post-operations are complete to meet the clients HSE requests.  

  • Works with larger operations group to ensure persons are competent and HSE certified to perform operations with client. 

  • Travel and attend meetings as necessary to perform job duties 

 HSE Function 

  • Comply with applicable safety standards and maintain a safe working environment 


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