Real Time Operating Centre (RTOC) Coordinator

Posted 24 March 2024
Salary Up to US$1000 per day + 28/28 rota
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameMichael DaCosta

Job description

Job Title: Real Time Operating Centre (RTOC) Coordinator

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure 24/7 monitoring of 3 rigs activities and communicate any deviation.
  • Track operations KPI and participate in the preparation of the performance improvement plan.
  • Provide data support for debriefings and decision making.

Data aggregation and transfer:

  • Work with the RTOC service provider and IT department to set up data aggregation from the different Service companies at the 3 Rig Sites, data transfer protocols and the RTOC installation at Kampala office.
  • Always ensure data transfer quality control during operations and support the RTOC service provider to troubleshoot any issue.

Well planning:

  • Provide Drilling engineers before upcoming operations with offset wells review dossier that includes analysis and visualization of major drilling action hazards, Lessons learned, drill bit/BHA performances, etc.
  • Prepare well monitoring strategy with D&W engineers: Organize a kick-off meeting, define the drilling parameters envelopes, alert levels, Issue communication protocols, vigilance points and make sure relevant KPIs are agreed and implemented.

During operations:

  • Ensure process is known & applied with rig sites, define documents to be shared with rig site and communicate same with regular follow-up.
  • Ensure operations follow-up and communicate any deviation as per communication protocol. Prepare all supporting data displays for decision making during briefings between Town and the Rig Site.
  • Ensure that all incidents captured through the RTOC are investigated, corrective actions are completed, and lessons learned are shared.
  • Closely monitor KPIs to evaluate the effectiveness of the recent operational activities. Highlight any deviation from KPI targets to drive continuous improvement.
  • Ensure daily reporting is shared on time and with the agreed templates.
  • Highly contribute to métier digital transformation, work with the HQ DrillX to install & develop products i.e., predictive models. And propose continuous improvement of the RTOC.

Post Well operations:

  • Organize the preparation of end-of-phase report with the relevant recommendations for improvement.
  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Due to high frequency of well delivery and short well duration, the RTOC Coordinator shall be able to stand for drilling engineers for trajectories processing (Anti-collision monitoring, drain landing, Geosteering, etc.), if required

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • MSc (or equivalent professional experience) and academic training in drilling & wells
  • Good operational knowledge of the Oil & Gas industry.
  • At least five years of experience in in Drilling and Wells operations or engineering. With at least two years as a drilling engineer is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of Company policy and procedures (drilling, testing, safety /environment).
  • Use of drilling design software (T-desk/ADEPT)
  • Third party software is a plus (trajectory, Anti-collision, etc.).
  • Driven, good team spirit and communication skills.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below

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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.