Drilling Supervisor for Operator Company

Drilling Supervisor’s (Day/Night) for the upcoming Deepwater drilling campaign. The operations will start 01. December 2019 with an estimated duration of 160-200 days. The campaign will consist of minimum 2 firm deepwater wells, including sidetracks and well test operations (appraisal well).

Job description

  • Provides day-to-day on-site supervision of rig-based well activities.
  • Is the primary contact with the Drilling Contractor and third party contractors to ensure operations are performed in accordance with operational requirements, guidelines and programs, and in a safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Keep the Platform Manager informed about issues relating to HSE, work management, simultaneous operations and significant technical well abnormalities.
  • Coordinates resources of offshore execution team.
  • Ensuring that operations comply with the Management System.
  • Be responsible for health and safety procedures being continuously enforced, and making capable decisions in emergency situations to prevent well catastrophes or significant financial losses.
  • Ensure that rig and platform systems and third party equipment is adequately and properly maintained Ensure that drilling and completion procedures and programs are followed as planned and conducted in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure changes to programmes are risk assessed and risks mitigated (ALARP) and communicated to the workforce
  • Organize and order the necessary services and equipment to conduct drilling and completion operations.
  • Ensure accurate and adequate reports and records are kept regarding operations, equipment, and performance evaluation.
  • Approve the daily activity reports for rig-based activities.
  • Ensure potential pollution control problems are considered, and the contingency plans are understood by involved personnel.
  • Ensure that drills relating to well control are held on a regular basis.
  • Maintain inventory of all equipment/materials/supplies to ensure a smooth ongoing operation.
  • Ensure timely and accurate cost follow-up
  • Capture operational lessons learned for continuous performance improvement.
  • Ensures that the handover process between the offshore execution team members is effective.

Qualifications

  • Self-driven with high personal motivation and drive to obtain the best HSE and operational results – experience from projects with high performance focus are beneficial.
  • Candidate must be a team player and be an important contributor to the One Team approach offshore.
  • Candidates must have documented experience from subsea production well operations (drilling & completion) and preferably experience from well clean-up / DST operations.
  • Candidates must have documented and extensive experience from floaters and DP rigs working in Norway

Personal qualities

  • Creative, open, responsible and entrepreneurial
  • Focused on performance and deliveries towards cost
  • Self-motivated and self-driven
  • Team oriented
  • Very good communicating skills
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)
  • Good commercial understanding