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Senior Subsea Supervisor (Driliing)

  • Job reference: 933228
  • Location: Ghana
  • Salary: USD1100 - USD1300 per day + business class flights, medical
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Drilling, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 18/12/2020

Senior Subsea Supervisor (Drilling Ops)

Our client is an independent oil and gas company focused on Africa and South America. As part of a continued development program in Ghana they are looking for a Subsea Supervisor to support a forthcoming offshore drilling campaign.

The Subsea Supervisor is a position in the Well Engineering team and will report to the Rig Superintendent providing support to Jubilee and TEN developments. The primary function of the role is to provide engineering support to assure the safe, compliant, and reliable' planning and execution.

The primary day to day work responsibilities of the position are;

  • The day-to-day management of rig-based operations during the offshore operations.
  • The day-to-day management of sub-contractors working in conjunction with the well engineering team.
  • All operational matters relating to the deep water subsea horizontal Christmas trees, IWOCS, SSTT, etc.
  • Ensuring the safety and operational risk agenda of each onshore and offshore work site is delivered and assuring the operation takes place within the Tullow Standards and Practices requirements.
  • Create & review operation risk assessment for all operational task and address and resolve any non-compliance issues.
  • Prepare installation operation procedures in sufficient detail to examine the potential risks and hazards involved during the installation activities.
  • Liaise with Third Party suppliers on Subsea Engineering issues and ensure their compliance.
  • Provide technical input to Drilling and Installation Program.
  • Ensure Conformance with the Company's EHS Management System process throughout all subsea operations.
  • Ensure all Operational lessons learned are captured, communicated and improvements implemented in a timely manner.
  • Interface with Wells Operations Team to ensure alignment and deliverables are ready when needed.
  • Provide mentoring, coaching and training of Ghana nationals in the subsea engineering roles and responsibilities.
  • As required, mentor & coach all other members of Subsea Operation team in relation to Systems services & engineering.
  • Provide technical & engineering support to Wells Subsea Rig Operations Team.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 15+ years' experience in subsea engineering and supervision in upstream oil and gas
  • Over 8 years' experience in an offshore supervisory capacity
  • Knowledge of deep-water drilling operations
  • experience with HXT, IWOCS, and SSTT

If you feel you have the skills and experience to perform well in the role, we want to hear from you. Please follow the link to apply and upload a copy of your latest CV for consideration


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