Senior QA Specialist


  • Develop, implement, and manage quality assurance processes and procedures for drilling operations.
  • Conduct audits and inspections to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and company policies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and document quality standards for drilling activities.
  • Review and analyze drilling plans, procedures, and documentation to identify potential areas for improvement.
  • Monitor and evaluate drilling performance data to identify trends and recommend corrective actions.
  • Lead investigations into quality incidents, non-conformities, and operational deviations.
  • Develop and deliver training programs to enhance the understanding of quality processes among drilling staff.
  • Prepare detailed quality reports and present findings to management and relevant stakeholders.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement initiatives to enhance overall drilling quality and efficiency.
  • Participate in root cause analysis and risk assessment processes to mitigate quality-related risks.
  • Liaise with third-party vendors and contractors to ensure their adherence to quality standards.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and trends in drilling quality management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in drilling operations with a focus on quality assurance.
  • Strong understanding of drilling practices, equipment, and industry-specific quality standards.
  • Proficiency in quality management systems, auditing, and process improvement methodologies.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to assess data and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with diverse teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with the capacity to drive change and implement quality initiatives.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate cross-functional teams during quality audits and inspections.
  • Experience in developing and delivering training programs related to quality processes.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to accuracy and precision in quality documentation.
  • Relevant certifications in quality management or related fields are preferred.