Senior Offshore Drilling Supervisor

Posted 21 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameLaura McHardy

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Offshore Drilling Supervisor, based Offshore.

* This is a front-line supervisory position leading operational execution at the wellsite. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring safe and efficient operations while maintaining the company and regulatory standards.
* The Supervisor can act as the most senior company representative on site and therefore responsible for first line response and problem solving of non-planned operations.
* On-site management and control of emergency response. Stimulation and implementation of programmers to improve HSE in the offshore environment.
* Manage and monitor compliance of the Safety Case and regulatory requirements and lead initial incident investigations.
* Manage the timely and accurate reporting of HSE, operational and other performance and activity status.
* Manage and monitor all health and social aspects on the drilling unit and encourage the enhancement of work environment and personnel welfare.
* Ensure adherence to safe working practices through active engagement with contractor's personnel, and the promotion of positive HSE attitudes and learning.
* Manage the day-to-day operations associated with the well including planning scheduling and resource allocation, clear and concise reporting of all well site activities and events, and the identification and collation of lessons learned which can be incorporated in future operations.
* People Management: Develop a clear understanding and alignment with all personnel regarding the Company's policies strategies and specific well objectives. Role model and champion the Company's values and behaviour in the field environment and provide clear leadership and direction with respect to the day-to-day operational activities.
* Stimulate and implement ideas to improve operational performance and challenge the onshore Engineers and Service Companies to recommend performance enhancements.
* Initiate improvements in working practices and procedures via 'Well on Paper' sessions and assume a proactive role in the implementation and commissioning of new approaches and technology to improve performance and lower cost.
* Plan and schedule activities and contractor resources allocation to achieve the operational objectives.
* Monitor and control costs within area of responsibility.
* The Supervisor provides guidance and advice to trainee the company's Well Site Engineers and Night Supervisors where applicable and takes an active role in their training and development.
* Work closely with the engineers and Operations Team Leads to make decisions/recommendations including selection and optimization of services; materials; operational techniques, operational efficiencies, cost tracking, and management of project risks. Provide input on well programs, including details on HSSE, well control, equipment, contractors, etc.
* Ensure the drilling units and all associated systems are managed and operated within their integrity envelope.
* Optimise operational performance without compromising HSE, well integrity, or the integrity of the drilling unit.
* Resolve operational problems as they arise with consultation of the onshore operations team.
* Manage the systematic quality assurance within all areas of responsibility including contractors' documentation, certification, procedures, and drilling unit audits and inspections.
* Operational Integrity - manage the interface with other Company assets (e.g. Xmas Trees/ subsea assets).
* Assess the experience and competence of contractor's personnel and feedback via the reporting line if deficiencies are identified.
* Project Execution - Responsible for planning, logistics, supervision, and documentation of the execution of well work activities.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Have a proven track record in well execution delivery.
* A demonstrable experience in shallow water offshore drilling supervision operations
* Extensive drilling experience and significant experience in the higher risk areas of Wells e.g. HPHT experience.
* Degree in Engineering or Physical Science or equivalent.
* IWCF Level 4 certificate (Subsea preferred)
* Rl and R2 Certificate/ or company's Trade Test (to be completed post-interview)

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/065617.

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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.