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  • Job reference: RMS0132101

Drilling Superintendent

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kenya
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2013
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The Company:
Our client, a worldwide E&P company with huge drilling interests across Africa, require a Drilling Superintendent for a 12 month renewable contract in Kenya.

The Role:
To be responsible for, and manage all operational drilling activities for specific wells, projects and drilling units as assigned by the Drilling manager. The Drilling Superintendent will work cooperatively with the Drilling Engineering Team Leader and the Drilling Manager to deliver and further optimize all areas of drilling and related project management.
Responsibilities will include all areas relating to well operations, logistics and materials planning and readiness.

All drilling campaigns are onshore and extensive previous experience of this environment is essential. Strong previous experience of working for operators, preferably in Africa is also key for this role.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Candidate should hold current Well Control (IWCF Well Control Certificate)
• Experience working in multicultural environments is preferred.
• Good people and leadership skills, including communication and influencing, are required.
• The ideal candidate will be a self-starter that can anticipate problems and adjust accordingly to meet the demands of an active drilling program.
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