Drilling Supervisor

Job Category: Oil and Gas
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos Island

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group, based in Lagos, is a distinguished recruitment firm providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce across Africa.

About Our Client:
Our client is a leading provider of oil and gas services, offering drilling solutions to support exploration and production activities. With a focus on safety, efficiency, and reliability, they have been a trusted partner in the industry for many years.

Role Summary:
As a Drilling Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing drilling operations and ensuring that they are carried out safely, efficiently, and according to schedule. You will lead a team of drilling crew members and contractors to achieve project objectives and maintain compliance with regulatory standards.


  • Plan and coordinate drilling activities, including well design, casing programs, and drilling fluid management, to optimize efficiency and productivity.
  • Supervise drilling crew members and contractors to ensure compliance with safety procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor drilling parameters and equipment performance to identify and address issues that may affect drilling operations.
  • Conduct regular site inspections and safety audits to assess and mitigate risks associated with drilling activities.
  • Coordinate with engineering and geology teams to interpret drilling data and make recommendations for optimizing well performance.
  • Prepare drilling reports and documentation, including daily drilling reports, cost estimates, and equipment maintenance records.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to drilling crew members and contractors, including troubleshooting equipment problems and implementing corrective actions.
  • Collaborate with rig managers, logistics coordinators, and other stakeholders to ensure efficient operation of drilling rigs and support services.
  • Stay informed about industry best practices, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes related to drilling operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in drilling operations, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
  • Strong knowledge of drilling techniques, equipment, and procedures.
  • Experience in supervising drilling crews and contractors in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and best practices in the oil and gas industry.
  • Willingness to work in remote locations and travel as required.


  • Competitive salary package with opportunities for performance-based bonuses and incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the company.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for learning and development.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company in the oil and gas industry and contribute to its success and growth.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to hiring@mysigma.io with the subject line “Drilling Supervisor Application”.

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