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Drilling Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Russia - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/03/2012
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The Role:
- Manage and direct the activities of the Drilling Contractor and Drilling Service Contractors in the execution of the well program
- Ensure compliance with all company policies, management principles and standards
- Coordinate the operational and technical programs between Client Operations and third party where applicable within assigned area of responsibility.
- Direct, supervise and optimize all rig operations.
- Inspect the drilling and related services work of contractors for quality and adherence to scheduled deadlines and in accordance with the programmed drilling operations;
- Co-ordinate personnel, equipment and material requirements for rig operations
- Monitor, document and report all rig operations affecting the well.
- Understand and implement contract operational and execution requirements
- Implement specific programs into the operational well program
- Responsible to the Snr Drilling Supervisor for all HSE aspects of Drilling Contractor and Third Party Service Contractor management at the well site.
- Manage sub-contractors for all drilling and related services at the platform.
- Ensure that procedures and processes are adhered to throughout the project cycle
- Assist to develop, manage and co-ordinate Concurrent Operations for rig activities.
- Responsible for well costs and equipment inventory at the rig site. Ensure effective and timely field well cost reporting and control.
- Ensuring that the contractor operates the rig in an economic and efficient manner and preparing related reports;
- Instruct and advise contractors on precautions to be taken during adverse weather conditions which may cause delays and precautions to be taken to protect well and other facilities from damage during rig moves
- Review and endorse drilling contractor’s and service contractors’ operational records and reports
- Ensure effective and timely hand-over of key rig contractor and other services companies personnel.
- Implement drilling and completion programs based on recommendations from Well Engineering.
- Develop and maintain close relations and good communications with the Snr Drilling Supervisors, Senior Drilling Engineers, Operations Geologists, Petroleum Engineers, Logistics Superintendent and Rig Superintendent of drilling contractor.
- Conduct rig site observation and inspections of drilling operations carried out by drilling contractor and all service contractors;
- Control drilling and other related rig operations with secure and safe way in compliance with company’s safety manual.
- Assist in preparation of lesson learn and comprehensive end of well report generated for each well


- Ensure the effectiveness of the HSE program on the rig.
- Ensure that day-to-day operations meet the requirements of Client QHSE policies.
- Ensure drilling contractor's HSE management systems are implemented and are working effectively during all operations
- Ensure Repsol operations are executed in compliance with Business Code of Conduct, HSE and quality control, design, program, execute, monitor and improve well and rig activities.
- Monitor and report on drilling contractor and service contractor safety performance
- Participate in (as required) the accident and incident investigation and reporting systems at the well site
- Ensure that JSA's, safety induction and other HSE initiatives are conducted as required at the well site
- Demonstrate clear commitment to HSE objectives by participation in pre-job, pre-tour and the pre-organized HSE meetings at the well site
- Review the contractors Permit to Work, Planned Maintenance Systems and other HSE control systems from time to time to ensure their implementation
- Assist with planning, implementation and close-out of HSE Audits of Contractors and their equipment
- Participate in QHSE after action reviews for all drilling and completion operations
- Observe all company health, safety and environmental instructions, act in a safe manner and avoid unnecessary risks to themselves and others.
- Ensure implementation of immediately report any unsafe conditions or activities, dangerous occurrences or injuries in the workplace.
- Not interfere with, remove, displace or make ineffective any safeguard, safety device, equipment or appliance provided for HSE purposes.
- Assist new employees at the rig site in the use of relevant work procedures and practices in order to ensure their safety and the safety of all employees.
- Ensure that managing and implementation of HSE Management Systems for HSE critical rig activities is on site.
- Review and communicate a five day forecast to facilitate equipment and contractor key personnel movements
- Keep close communication with Snr Drilling Supervisor to ensure that all planning, prespud and operations procedures are followed.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Good technical and operational understanding of drilling and/or completions
- Competency to plan, problem solve, organize, direct, and control
- Offshore certificates are mandatory : IWCF SUPERVISOR LEVEL, Valid Survival & HUET, Valid Offshore Medical
- Leadership skills in a diverse geographic and cultural environment
- Effective time management and strong organizational skills - must be able to balance competing priorities, complex situations and deadlines
- Rig-site acumen and supervisory skills
- Competency in utilization of computers and application of Microsoft office
- Proven understanding and application of continuous improvement processes
- Experience with OpenWells reporting software
- Practical contractor experience is a plus for all Drilling Supervisors.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
English is a plus.
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