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  • Job reference: RMS0144344

Senior Drilling Supervisor (Offshore)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. John's
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/07/2014
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, seeks expertise for offshore mega-projects in Canada.

First consideration will be given to residents of Newfoundland & Labrador. The offshore rotation for this position is 21 days on/ 21 days off.

The Role:
Work Description:
• Supervise drilling and completions operations on MODU in a North Atlantic environment.


• Ensure drilling procedures are followed as planned and conducted in an optimum manner.
• Organize and order necessary services and equipment to conduct drilling, completion and testing program.
• Responsible for health and safety procedures being continuously enforced and make capable decisions in emergency situations to prevent well catastrophes as well as significant additional costs.
• Responsible for implementation of OIMS on the rig. Ensure that operations are consistent with OIMS and comply with Drilling OIMS Manual.
• Ensure that rig and third party equipment is adequately and properly maintained.
• Maintain inventory for all equipment/material/supplies to ensure a smooth on going operation.
• Coordinate with well site geologist to ensure logging, coring and production testing are performed as planned.
• Responsible for operations complying with all government and other appropriate regulations.
• Ensure potential pollution control problems are considered and relative contingency plans are understood by rig and third party personnel.
• Has direct responsibility that blowout, marine safety and other drills are held on regular basis.
• In coordination with onsite technical personnel, responsible for abnormal pressure techniques being properly utilized and mud characteristics being maintained for maximum safety and efficient drilling.
• Ensure accurate and adequate reports and records are kept regarding operations equipment and evaluations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

• Position requires minimum 10 years of Drilling Supervisor diversified offshore MODU experience with a minimum 3 years MODU experience in North Atlantic or equivalent offshore environment drilling, production/completion, project management, and contracts.
• Prior experience working for a major Operator or Drilling Contractor preferred.
• Competent in MODU operations and subsea equipment.
• Competent in MODU completion operations.
• Highly developed communications skills and proficient in typical Microsoft computer based applications.
• Must hold current regulatory compliant certification for Offshore Survival and Subsea Well Control.
• Experience working independently and in a team environment.
• Prior supervision and directing large multidiscipline groups supporting offshore operations and projects.
• Extensive business experience working with foreign cultures.
• Demonstrated reliability and high level of responsibility in a broad spectrum of offshore activiti
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