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  • Job reference: RMS0170150

Drilling Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Oman
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/08/2016
  • Time left:
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The Company:
An international Oil and Gas operator.

The Role:
To be the company representative on the offshore jack-up drilling rig and thereby to be responsible for all operations on the rig and to ensure they are performed in a safe and efficient manner and achieve their objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
- Ensure that operations are performed without accident, injury to personnel or damage to the drilling rig, the well or to the environment. In particular ensure that: safety and well integrity are never compromised and that operations are performed in compliance with the company Corporate HSSE requirements.
- Actively participate in SIMOPs requirements in consultation with Production and HSSE department.
- Direct and coordinate all company Contractors involved in the well operations. Monitor the quality of work performed and prepare service quality assessments. Resolve operational problems as they arise.
- Plan and prioritize activities and allocate resources to ensure that the well objectives are achieved in a timely manner and within budget. Provide written instructions to the Drilling Contractor Tool pusher, Service Personnel and Night Supervisor (when on duty) prior to specific operations.
- Review the drilling programme prior to the start of drilling operations to ensure that the equipment and personnel on the rig are suitable to perform the work and that there are no errors or anomalies in the programme. Ensure operations are performed in accordance with the drilling programme, approved standards.
- Participate in the Drilling Contractors STOP programme and encourage active participation by all Service Company personnel.
- Report all HSSE incidents in a timely and accurate manner using the Synergi system and lead the initial on-site investigation of all incidents and near misses.
- Ensure that all risks have been adequately identified and mitigated and all relevant rig personnel are aware of any residual risks that may require special precautions.
- Ensure that adequate time is allocated to plan and organize non-routine or unforeseen activities such that they can be performed in a safe manner. In particular time must be spent to identify potential hazards and to mitigate risks.
- Monitor and control costs. Consult with office based staff to release equipment and service company personnel as soon as possible to minimize costs.
- Ensure all rig site personnel are aware of and adhere to COMPANY policies and requirements.
- Maintain a record of lessons learned and improvement opportunities and participate in the continuous improvement initiatives.
- Report all daily activities and enter well data and cost information in Well view in a complete manner. Issue other reports as required by Drilling Office.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 At least 15 years’ experience in drilling operations including 10 years as an Offshore Drilling Supervisor with an IOC or major NOC.
 Experience in drilling depleted carbonates with MPD and reactive shales with SOBM is preferred.
 BSc in an Engineering discipline or equivalent or a seasoned professional with a substantial record of performance as a DSV.
 IWCF Certified at supervisor level.
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