The Operations Supervisor is responsible for ensuring safe and efficient project management of acquisition projects within the global operation, managing multiple projects on-time and on budget while partnering with individuals at all levels of the organization looking for opportunities to improve efficiencies, exceed safety targets, and further develop of long-term customer relationships.


We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Operations Supervisor for our global operations. This is a salaried full time position based in Calgary, AB., or Houston, TX.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure company QHSE goals are implemented and achieved across areas of responsibility.
  • Provide day-to-day management, direct and develop the field management team, while fostering a success-oriented, accountable environment within the field operations.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team to develop and implement plans (sales, operational, QHSE, technical, and personnel) designed to support field operations.
  • Support and participate in full implementation of the annual operational plan to enhance sales, safety, profitability, productivity, and efficiency within the operation.
  • Has P&L responsibility for crew operations. Exercises control over crew costs and performance and may submit periodic reports and analysis. Responsible for crew operating expenditures and the explanation of variations to budget.
  • Build effective, long-term relationships with clients, suppliers, sub-contractors and stakeholders.
  • Stay well informed of customer projects, budgets, organizational structures and potential work from key customers and monitor industry activities in order to assist in developing and maturing overall business strategies.
  • Visits assigned crews on a regular basis and maintains familiarity with crew operations, strengths and problem areas.


  • Proficiency in OBN / Land Seismic Acquisition process.
  • Advanced skills in negotiations and project management.
  • Ability to deliver results while working in a fast-paced, high-stress, and change driven environment.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects concurrently with time sensitive deadlines.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Solid understanding of the industry, business drivers and how to secure and keep business in both matured and developing markets.

 SAExploration is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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