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  • Job reference: RMS0104884

Rig Auditor (Drilling Operations)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Home Based
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/01/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/02/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is looking for a Rig Auditor (Drilling Operations) to be part of a team of Rig Auditors working in support of their Global Wells Organisation operations, responding to audit requests for offshore drilling and production assets. The role has a global remit, travelling to all of the company’s assets globally to perform the required audits. This role is worked on a 21/21 days rotation

The Role:
• Liaise with Drilling Contractors and the Global Wells Organisation to work to audit goals / guidelines.
• Ability to gather, analyse and use information and experience to objectively determine and assess the operational drilling and safety risks of a facility.
• Ensure that any findings are fully understood by the Drilling Contractor and the Global Wells Organisation.
• Champion HSE at all times, representing the rig audit group in a professional manner.
• Write accurate and comprehensive technical reports in a timely manner.
• Maintain up to date knowledge relating to new safety regulations, technical standards and industry best practices.
• Ability to effectively review equipment inspection and maintenance records to determine current status and conformance with performance standards.

Broad based experience in drilling operations and practices is a pre-requisite for the post with an expectation that the selected candidate will have spent a significant proportion of time as a Drilling Superintendent / Rig Manager / Well Site Leader / Drilling Engineer with experience of drilling activities, both on and offshore.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum qualification is HND/HNC in an engineering discipline.
Educated to degree level and Chartered Engineer/Professional Engineer in an engineering or related discipline is preferred.
Offshore survival and health certificates including HUET are essential to allow for offshore work.
Experience as Senior Toolpusher, Drilling Superintendent, Rig Manager, Well Site Leader or Senior Drilling Engineer essential
Extensive experience in drilling operations management is essential.
Experience in the management/supervision of and or technical support of personnel directly involved in drilling operations, engineering and planning essential

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Broad based knowledge of drilling engineering, operations and practices
Knowledge of deepwater operations, well control techniques and HPHT wells is preferred.
Knowledge of drilling industry standards such as API, etc
Knowledge of recognised training and competency standards for personnel involved in drilling operations
A demonstrable technical audit, safety audit or general auditing track record as an audit team leader will be an advantage.
Proven track record as a strong team player and ability to lead a team will be an advantage
Experience in report writing, delivery of presentations, chairing of meetings will be an advantage.
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