Day Drilling Supervisor

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameLaura McHardy

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Day Drilling Supervisor, based in Aberdeen.

* Supervise and manage the safe and efficient implementation of the company's well programmes and act as central liaison point between offshore and onshore wells team.
* Champion HSE Leadership and actively promote the company's Life Saving Rules
* Interpret detailed operational programmes and prepare and issue written instructions for Drilling Superintendent's approval after consultation with rig management and service specialists.
* Recommend areas for improvement in programmes and plans.
* Coordinate the risk assessment of all major operational tasks at the well site.
* Report and investigate non-productive and lost time and issue Non-Conformance Reports (NCR) as appropriate
* Ensure that HSEQ accidents and incidents are reported and investigated in compliance with the company's procedures.
* Actively manage rig-site cost control through optimisation of equipment, bulks and material usage
* Provide guidance, support and leadership to all members of the offshore team whilst fostering a performance culture based on openness, challenge, involvement and participation by all.
* Ensure that required maintenance, inspections and audits are undertaken, as directed by the Drilling Superintendent.
* Verify offshore crew competency and communicate to Drilling Superintendent in case of any issues.
* Prepare and distribute daily operational reports and planning look-ahead.
* Prepare interim and end of section analysis and reports
* Collect, communicate and archive any operational lessons learned and actively promote and champion all performance improvement initiatives.
* Actively participate in DWOP/CWOP/TWOP activities as required and arrange and participate in wellsite pre-spud meetings
* Ensure all operational calculations are checked independently.
* Personal supervision and witnessing of key activities.
* Witness well-site data acquisition programmes, interpret and communicate to Drilling Superintendent.
* Ensure timely scheduling of materials and personnel required to meet programme objectives.
* Provide timely notice of impending well activities to those on the rig charged with delivery of tasks.
* Attend and support the drilling contractor's safety meetings, in addition to holding bi-weekly safety calls with Drilling Superintendent and onshore HSEQ representatives.
* Provide an information link in an emergency between the rig and the company's Emergency Response team
* Contribute to the company's Management efforts to optimise the rig's performance.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Demonstrated capacity of leadership and ability to manage and motivate the offshore team
* Bachelor's degree in Drilling Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering or similar (preferred) or vocational training with extensive experience in well engineering and site supervision, with proven track record.
* Extensive experience in well engineering and site supervision. Must be a competent practitioner in accordance with CASMAX® competency profile.
* Experience drilling and completing CNS (Central North Sea) HPHT wells.
* Experience of MPD drilling operations.
* Experience of MPD cementing operations.
* Experience of drilling subsea wells from a jack-up.
* Appropriate experience in supervisory role with operational, safety, quality, planning, workforce and budgetary responsibilities
* IWCF Well Control Certification
* Offshore survival

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then, please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/070322.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.