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  • Job reference: RMS0192682

Drill Site Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/04/2018
  • Duration: december 2018
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The Role:
Key Job responsibilities:
Directs Daily Rig Operations & Performance Activities - Provide first line of management of Well Center, Off line, and Deck operations for the operator. Provides supervisory focal point for all Rig Operations. Identifies and implements well operation performance improvement opportunities. Ensures all rig activities are conducted in accordance with contract terms and conditions, utilizing proper operating procedures and techniques for safe and environmentally sound operations. Works in conjunction with the Logistic Coordinator to plan and supervise the timely arrival of personnel, materials, and equipment as required at the rig to minimize down time. Assists Offshore Drilling Engineer (ODE) to ensure all lessons learned are captured in future plan of actions.

Co-ordinates & Reviews planned work activity - Work in conjunction with the Drilling Contractor & Service Contractors to develop Standing Instructions to Driller (SIDs), which define steps and detail of operation in the drilling programs . These are the daily specific procedures, which spell out the fine detail, step by step of the forward planned operations. Reviews and provides input for daily rig site time line projections. These are the projections of specific operations timelines projected through the end of the well, forthcoming week, or whatever time period is appropriate. Develop rig site contingency plans for the review of the Drilling Superintendent & / Sr. Drilling Operations Engineer. These are the plans for any anticipated hazards & surprises which have been highlighted as potential NPT or failure points and the planned contingencies, which will be implemented. Identifies and proposes opportunities for cost reductions and performance improvements. Document lessons learned on each well for recycling. Records instances of "lost time" and implements corrective measures to prevent reoccurrence. Supervise difficult and hazardous operations with minimal direct supervision. Supervise drilling and completion operations over a 12 hour shift. Will be required to work over these 12 hrs to help alternate with any unusual operations.

Incident Free Operations/Perfect Execution - Actively supports and understands the objectives of Operational Excellence, Perfect Execution and participates in the development & implementation of rig site action plans by:
1) Drives the behaviours of rig crews toward the implementation of a consistent job planning standard.
2) Ensuring that all activities and facilities meet or exceed applicable laws, regulations, and policies,
3) Ensuring facilities, processes, and procedures are safe and that personnel, including contractors, have the training and equipment to respond to an environmental and/or safety event,
4) Demonstrating environmental consciousness through optimizing resources, preventing pollution, minimizing waste and conserving energy.
5) Ensure Drilling Contractor and Service Contractor Personnel Operations are conducted so that all Company and government rules and regulations are complied with and that all work is conducted in a safe and environmentally sound manner, and in compliance with all environmental and safety laws and regulations.
6) Conducting rig site, job specific, safety & risk assessment meetings prior to initiation of forthcoming operations.
7) Applies internalized tenets of operation to each procedural step.
8) Promotes and ensures compliance with Corporate HS&E policies and standards throughout operations
9) Actively participates in client safety programs, JSAs, pre-tour meetings & supports all Safety Tools that are utilized in the industry. Participate, develop and carry forward perfect execution performance plans.
10) Knows the OE Tenets & uses them as a tool to influence job plans & procedures. Ensures that all Job Plans honour each Tenet before the operation takes place. When developing a new Job Plan ensures that the OE Tenets have been honoured.
11) Supports and believes that Incident Free Operations can be achieved and uses RUM and MOC effectively.
12) Promotes Rig Site Safety by completing at least 1 Safety Engagement per week.
13) Completes the rig site training modules of the rig contractor in the required duration & supports the rig contractor's safety management system.
14) Attend & participate in Drill Crew Safety meetings.
15) Ability to successfully implementation of wellsafe rig certification requirements.
Participate in incident investigations. Encourages all incidents, including Near Misses be investigated with a closure process to assure lessons are recycled.

Communication - Prepare a detailed daily activity report in required format for use in daily reporting & documentation as required. Develop comprehensive rig-site relief-notes, to assure hand over continuity with alternate Drill Site Manager (DSM). Demonstrate strong communication abilities during expected or encountered complex or critical operations and under extreme duress. Supervise and direct Drilling Contractor's personnel on the rig and all Service Contractors involved in Rig Operations on all aspects of drilling and completion operations on a daily basis. Ensure that Drilling Rig Operations are conducted in accordance with sound engineering practices. Review all SIDs with Contractor personnel.

Feasibility and Risk Analysis - Always ensure that the Tenets of Operation are being adhered to and utilized during all operations. Review planned operations daily and advise Onshore Team of pending risks associated with the ever changing job scope. Always looking for potential problems before they become NPT and plan contingencies when needed. Analysis and supervision of all well control operations and procedures. Training and mentoring rig personnel through active drills when possible utilising Drills to proof equipment and personnel.

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