HSE Superintendent - West Texas

Company: Precision Drilling Co., LP

Location: West, Texas (Must live in Odessa, TX or be willing to relocate)



Responsible for implementation of HSE management system (MS), processes, policies, and tools for assigned rigs; Drives ownership, responsibility, and accountability for HSE; Communicates effectively to drive consistent implementation and compliance to the HSE MS, trend, and measure the HSE leading and lagging indicators for the daily management of the rigs; Champions HSE to continuously drive HSE Performance. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 



  • 24-hour HSE support to employees in the designated operational area providing daily coaching and support to the field staff, coaching and training employees; Spend 80% of time in the field, maintaining focus to overall company objectives  
  • Provide HSE leadership, support, coaching, and training at all levels in the field and shops; Responsible for implementing HSE objectives and performance measures during all drilling operational activities  
  • Coaches, demonstrates and leads Key Beliefs, Life-Saving Actions, HSE MS policies, procedures, and tools 
  • Continuous assessment and communication of HSE data and KPIs to monitor leading and lagging indicators  
  • Proficient in Regulatory requirements, PD HSE MS policies, and industry best practices ensuring compliance 
  • Coach, train, and support employees to the HSE MS policies, processes, and tools to achieve Target Zero 
  • Conduct rig HSE assessments, and inspections, monitor corrective actions for completion 
  • Ensures hazard identification and controls (Hazard Assessments) are completed and controls are in place for all tasks   
  • Participate in risk management and HSE activities including risk assessments, audits, HSE meetings, onsite work activities, weekly safety meetings and morning operations meetings, etc. 
  • Partner with the Field Superintendent continuously providing leading and lagging indicator information and action plans to close gaps; Manage and provide regular feedback to ensure compliance to the HSE MS 
  • Responsible for post-incident management including preparation and submittal of incident reports and corrective action follow-up as per the HSE MS; Participate in incident investigation; Committee meetings; Responsible to communicate incident status to management 
  • Assist in the implementation of the rig Emergency Management Plan 
  • Develop, revise, conduct, and/or coordinate HSE training as needed
  • Verify that required HSE training is being completed in a timely manner for rig-based personnel
  • Communicate with Field Training and Development Managers for training inquiries specific to HSE for rig-based employees 


Knowledge & Skills

Strong communication skills and an ability to work at all levels to implement effective programs

Proficiency with written and email communication including use of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) 

Motivated to develop skills associated to HSE professional practices, procedures, and regulations 

Strong desire to support all levels of personnel 

Ability to identify and implement improvements 

Ability to perform under stressful conditions  

Analytical skills  

Probability and decision-making skills  

Attention to detail and high level of accuracy  

Effective organizational skills  

Investigation skills 



BS/BA degree preferred in Safety related program



Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant oilfield experience with a proven excellent safety record 

3-5 years of experience in a heavy industry/construction environment (drilling rig experience preferred) 

with a proven excellent safety record 

HSE credentials and/or certifications preferred 

Strong working knowledge in HSE Management Systems 

Strong working knowledge of Regulatory requirements 

Experience in Hazard Assessment and Incident Investigation 

Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive a Company vehicle, including the ability to meet requirements of the Company's Vehicle Use Agreement and Driving Policy 



401(k) matching up to 5%

Group Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

Health Savings Account (Employer Contributions)

Life Insurance, AD&D & Disability

Telemedicine Services

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Share Purchase Plan

Employee Incentive Plan

3 Weeks Annual Vacation

2 Weeks Annual PTO

Nearest Major Market: Midland
Nearest Secondary Market: Midland