Pumping Services Supervisor (Fort St. John, BC)

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STEP Energy Services
Thu, April 20 2017
Fri, June 2 2017 5:59 AM
Fort St. John, BC    Canada
Pumping Services



The Pumping Services Supervisor is responsible for the safe operation of various pumping services equipment. They are also responsible for the supervision and safety of Pumping Services Operators and equipment.


  • Supervise and mentor STEP Professionals on the safe and efficient operation of pumping services equipment
  • Train and mentor other Pumping Services Operators on job tasks, legislative requirements, job specific procedures, etc.
  • Inspect crew, equipment, and rig in to ensure they meet STEP and customer requirements
  • Lead the crew through the successful execution of the designed treatment
  • Delegate tasks to other Pumping Services Professionals as required
  • Assist in planning and coordinating equipment moves and services required
  • Evaluate execution requirements specific to the treatment
  • Monitor gauges, flow meters and inspect equipment to ensure that tank levels, temperature, chemical amounts and pressure are at specified levels. Report abnormalities as necessary
  • Keep records for products and quantities pumped, gauging results and operating times
  • Communicate with other workers, using signals, radios or telephones to start and stop flow of materials and products
  • Monitor vessels that store substances such as nitrogen, slurries or powdered materials checking levels of substances as required
  • Calculate fluid volumes
  • Turn valves and start pumps to regulate flows of substances such liquids or slurries
  • Plan movement of products through lines to process, store and ship units
  • Read operating schedules or instructions or receive verbal orders in order to determine amounts to be pumped
  • Collect and deliver sample solutions for analysis
  • Connect hoses and pipes and to pumps prior to material transfer
  • Ensure that gauges, dials, machine or other indicators are working properly to monitor
  • Inspect and monitor the equipment of the flow meters to monitor the level of temperature and pressure of chemical at certain levels
  • Monitor equipment to ensure the proper running of equipment
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance when necessary
  • Review the impact of new information of current and future problems and make decisions.
  • Operate large vehicles over all outdoor terrain and conditions
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections and accurately fill out all required forms
  • Perform rig-up (assembly) and rig-out (disassembly) of all equipment for travel
  • Perform maintenance operations to units and auxiliary equipment
  • Attend and participate in pre-job safety meeting on location
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with colleagues
  • Inspect and properly configures all equipment
  • Communicate with supervisor and crew regarding any operational deficiencies
  • Assist Coiled Tubing or Nitrogen Services division as required
  • Adhere to and ensure other Pumping Services Operators adhere to all Workplace Safety, Environmental and National Safety Code Policies and Regulations
  • Complete required JSA’s
  • Participate in the investigation of incidents
  • Believe and enforce HSE overrides production
  • Respond to and prepare for emergency situations by participating in routine emergency response practice drills, completing in on the job training with the crew members, the equipment, the environment and the wellhead components
  • Ensure all company, regulatory, and industry recommended drills are being performed and tracked accordingly
  • Participate in and follow safe work procedures and practices to manage each task in a safe and efficient manner that will ensure that the personnel on site, the public and the environment are not placed at risk due to our operations
  • Maintain the equipment in accordance to the company required standards and provide relevant training to the crew members on their maintenance duties
  • Determine any equipment repair or maintenance requirements and communicate to the operations department
  • Maintain an inventory of critical or key parts or components so as to minimize the potential for down time. Provide ongoing input to the Operations Manager on the design and operation of the equipment to assist with modifications or upgrades
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are met at all times
  • Keep up with existing and all new HSE initiatives as per customers
  • Utilize proper material transfer and work order systems
  • Provide accurate documentation and communication with the Safety, Finance, Maintenance, Payroll and Human Resources departments
  • Ensure log books are filled out and submitted properly and accurately
  • Maintain a professional appearance and ensure crew members are neat and clean in appearance and that they conduct themselves in a professional manner
  • Refer candidates to Human Resources
  • Other duties as requested or directed by the Site Manager or other manager

  • Minimum 4 to 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Class 1 driver’s license with a clean abstract and 5 years driving experience on a manual transmission
  • Must have competent knowledge of fluid calculation.
  • Ability to control equipment or systems.
  • Safety Certificates Required:  Standard First Aid, Enform H2S Alive, GODI, PST, Confined Space, Fall Protection
  • Must have competent knowledge of fluid calculation
  • Oilfield completions background and previous pumping experience preferred
  • Ability to control equipment or systems

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