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Night Drilling Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Uganda
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/11/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in Europe.

The Role:
Our client are seeking a Night Drilling Supervisor to execute and manage rig site operations under the leadership of the Drilling Supervisor to deliver the well objectives safely, with minimum environmental impact & within budget.

Responsibilities include;

• Ensures EHS is given the highest priority in all elements of programme delivery.
• Demonstrates and publicize to all crews & contractors commitment to EHS.
• Promote safety culture and excellent EHS performance.
• Ensures all incidents and accidents are promptly reported and where appropriate thoroughly investigated and learning’s are recorded and implemented.

Continuous Improvement
• Ensures continuous improvement and ideas from rig after action reviews and lessons learned are incorporated into daily work instructions and implemented in all well operations.
• Well Operations performance/efficiency improvement – Engage and encourage drilling contractor and third party service companies to offer suggestions for increasing operational performance.

Operational Support
• Assist the Drilling Supervisor in the following:
• Providing the day to day operational and technical expertise in execution of rig operations to deliver well plans and objectives
• Plans for future operations and ensures required materials and services are available at rigsite in an efficient timeframe.
• Work with Service Providers to ensure service delivery meets or exceeds requirements.
• Provide technical input and when required offer engineered solutions to well problems.
• Provide concise and informative daily reports.
• Providing for night cover and for critical operations additional cover as and when required in agreement with the Drilling Supevisor.
• Responsible for accurate and timely reporting of operations.

Risk Management
• Ensuring compliance with written work instructions to all crews involved in operations with emphasis on key risks identified and with measures to avoid NPT.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A tertiary qualification in an engineering discipline, (preferably in mechanical or petroleum engineering is preferred but not essential).
• Valid Well Control certification.
• Valid medical certification fit to work in remote African location.
• Supervision of Drilling and Completion Engineering / Operations. (Preferably in remote locations.)
• Experience working on land rig operations in remote locations
• Fluent in English both written and spoken.
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