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Senior Wellsite Leader

  • Job reference: 921383
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Drilling, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 28/08/2018

Senior Well Site Leader (SWSL) is accountable for leading, supervising and implementing the flawless execution of safe, compliant and reliable well operations (including new wells and side-tracking of older wells) in accordance with GWO policies, standards and programs

Although the work is primarily at the rig (Semi-Submersible, Jack-Up, Barge, Platform, Land Rig), some time may be required in the office undertaking operation planning, after action reviews, updating site procedures, practices or other as required work.

As the wells will be very complex and demanding, Senior Well Site Leaders will be utilized to fill both the day and night WSL positions on rotation basis. The individuals that are selected with be willing and able to fill either slot and willing to be interchangeable.

University Degree OR Valid Well Control for Subsea and Surface Supervisory Level to Industry Accreditation for example: International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), International Well Control Forum (IWCF) WellCap.

Minimum Twelve (12) years of experience in drilling operations.

Minimum Seven (7) years of experience as Drilling WSL in offshore environment (drill ship or semi-submersible rig,

Minimum Two (2) years as Drilling SWS

Demonstrable leadership of Safety and Risk Management

HTHP Exploration well experience of at least two years

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