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Night Drilling Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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    (09/01/20)
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The Role:
Contract requirement for a Drilling Supervisor to work night shift on a 3:3 week rotation for a major oil & gas operator. You will be the alternate senior client representative at the well site for all well construction activities and reporting directly to the Senior (Day) Drilling Supervisor.

Technical Accountability:

  • Coordinate closely with the Senior Drilling Supervisor and supervise the execution of the approved offshore drilling construction program
  • Ensure that all activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the Drilling Management System.
  • Manage offshore well construction operations to meet Company QHSE and asset objectives.
  • Manage offshore well construction operations in line with the Well Control Procedures, Well Control Bridging documents and Well Operations Manual document.
  • Participate as a key player in drilling & completion campaign planning and preparation.
  • Review of drilling & completion guidelines to ensure they are in accordance with company and legislative requirement and fit for purpose.
  • Manage the activities of the offshore rig supervision team (Drilling Logistics Coordinator, well site Drilling Engineer, technical specialists, well site geologist, completion supervisor, subsea supervisor)
  • Manage the offshore supervisory team to ensure the appropriate focus and attention is given to HSE supervision including the teams involvement in Risk Assessment Planning, Safe Working Practice development, HSE and Critical
  • Control Audits & Inspections and weekly safety meetings
  • Ensure that the organisation gives all required support to the Drilling Contractor OIM and Field Manager to ensure that operations are carried out safely and effectively.
  • Assist with the management of interfaces for Drilling between the Drilling Contractor OIM and any other corporate entities that affect the MODU
  • Assist with the coordination of activities to ensure operational planning and logistics management is given a high priority and to provide for safe, efficient and cost-effective operations
  • Input into the detailed well construction operations plans
  • Oversee the management of service company and contractor personnel at the well site
  • Ensure that all well operations are adequately risk assessed prior to executing.
  • Review specific Standing Instructions Drillers (SID) that are prepared for all well construction operations.
  • Ensure that all operations and well status reports are accurately completed as per the requirements of the well programme and the Drilling Management System.
  • Ensure that all well integrity barriers are in place at all times during Well Construction operations.
  • Ensure that any changes to the Well Programme are agreed with the Drilling Superintendent and that where necessary the Management of Change process is completed and approved.
  • Assist to ensure that all documented HSE Plan deliverables are met


Safety, Health and Environment Accountability:

  • Is a Safety Leader on the MODU
  • Displays the organisation's Drilling behaviours at all times.
  • Conduct all activities in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring the welfare of personnel and the protection of assets and the environment at all times.
  • Alerts the SDSV of an incident as soon as the situation has been stabilized and the worksite made safe
  • Actively participate in Client/Company Safety programs and training as required.
  • Participate in the Client/Company safety performance program.


The Company:
Our client is a global market leader within the energy sector with projects in over 30 countries worldwide. Here in Australia, they are involved in one of the largest LNG projects with operations spanning exploration, production and downstream. Join this exciting project and be part of a world renowned company.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • IWCF Subsea Supervisors Well Control Certificate
  • TBOSIET and Related Offshore Certificates
  • Minimum of 3 Years Offshore Supervisory Experience
  • Previous experience in this specific role preferred.

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