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Drilling Supervisor / Well Site Leader

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/07/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is a major oil and gas operator who has operations though out the world. This role will be working within the Exploration and Production arm of my clients business working on major projects in the North Sea.

The Role:
Reporting to the Wells Team Leader, the Drilling Supervisor is accountable for supervising offshore/onshore drilling, completion and workover operations at rig sites. Although the work is primarily at the rig site, some time may be required in the office undertaking operations planning and "after action reviews". This role will be worked on a 2 weeks on, 3 weeks off basis.

Some key responsibilities for this role are as follows:

• Ensure that all well site drilling and completions activities are carried out in compliance with Company Operating Management System or equivalent site standards for non Company facilities.
• Ensuring that all well site drilling and completions activities are carried out in compliance with the Engineering Technical Practices and Drilling and Well Operations Practices and appropriate legislative requirements
• Responsible for meeting the requirements set out in the Well Site Leaders expectations document
• Supervising the safe and efficient implementation of all well engineering programmes
• Ensuring appropriate interaction with other platform / rig disciplines and management to ensure any simultaneous operations issues are appropriately managed
• Monitoring all wells personnel and materials movements to ensure that there are no delays to programme and maximise cost efficiency
• Ensure effective management of the drilling and completions offshore management team to deliver continuous improvement in HSE and operational performance
• Drive continuous performance improvement through effective implementation of technical limits
• Supervision and management of well site service partner personnel
• Accurate reporting of well site drilling and completion activities
• Performing audits as per the requirements of the Well Site Leader Audit programme
• Report, investigate, follow-up and ensure close-out of all on-site incidents and near-
misses relating to personnel, equipment and procedures promptly.
• Develop the on-site team and coach individuals to enhance their contribution to performance
• Build team spirit and morale through inclusive behaviour and respect for diversity
• Ensure site personnel understand the Emergency Response Procedures and carry out regular drills

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree or relevant industry experience
• Previous experience in a well site leadership position with an operator or drilling contractor.
• Experience with operational and safety program issues.
• Experience managing 3rd party contractors.
• Ability to use MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Outlook.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Prior experience as a well site leader for an operator.
• IWCF Well Control certificate or equivalent.
• Knowledge of Landmark’s Drilling Management system (DIMS/ Open Wells)
• Previous experience of managing and controlling operational costs.
• Previous participation in continuous improvement and learning process.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Experience in building and leading project teams.
• Demonstrated decision-making skills.
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