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  • Job reference: RMS0147450

Deepwater Drilling Supervisors

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/01/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (21/01/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
A Large Operator

The Role:
The Deepwater Drilling Supervisor will provide direct offshore based supervision of the day-to-day operations and contractor personnel when carrying out drilling, completion and well testing operations. Work to provide coordination of all aspects of Well Operations activities to ensure that wells are drilled in a safe, cost effective, and an environmentally responsible manner, adhering to all company core values, corporate fiduciary requisites and policies, and in-country legislation. This position will report to the Drilling Superintendent.
Responsible for the safety and environmental awareness with all offshore company / contract staff such that operations are carried out in a safe and environmentally sound manner
Provide supervision of all wellsite activities, ensuring that operational work plans are performed safely and continuously improved. Ensure work plans are communicated to and understood by all affected personnel
Review and optimize drilling programs / procedures in consultation with superintendent to ensure successful and efficient implementation of the drilling program
Exercise leadership and judgment in dealing with emergencies; and in particular, act as an expert resource in well control situations
Ensure that equipment and procedures are in place to deal with emergencies and unexpected deviations from the well plan
Ensure optimal deployment of wellsite resources and logistical support in consultation with the superintendent by planning ahead for likely operations and contingencies
Ensure good communication between office, logistics base and rig
Coordinate, supervise, and critique service company activities
Continuously identify ways to reduce costs and improve work program effectiveness without sacrificing quality, production rates, or reserves
Provide technical recommendations, support and advice to the following: Drilling Superintendent, Drilling Engineers, G&G, Drilling contractor management personnel, service company personnel and to Completion Engineer(s) and Test Engineer(s) where applicable
Mentor and develop rig site drilling/completion/production engineers where applicable
Ensure that all safety, regulatory, and environmental guidelines are followed
Ensure that all corporate policies and practices are maintained and adhered to
Provide office based operational support as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
10+ years of industry experience in all aspects of drilling supervision
3+ years deep water/floating operations experience
Must hold a valid IWCF or IADC well control certificate for Drilling Supervisor
Legally authorized to work in the United States

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Actively communicates and takes time to safely perform work to protect our people and environment.
Technical excellence in all aspects of drilling, testing, completions, workover
More than 10 years experience in offshore operations
Strong leadership in safety and environmental awareness
Positions and explains ideas that motivate others to action.
Computer proficiency in word processing, spread sheet and engineering application software – WellView drilling data management system
Significant and relevant experience in state-of-the-art drilling processes
Willingness to air, and skillfully work through problems
Excellent interpersonal & communication skills. Team player working within Multi Discipline Teams
Constantly searches for and implements new ways of doing business better.
Excellent judgment and decision making ability regarding both technical and personnel matters
Ability to review drilling operations performance and make recommendations to engineering
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