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Sr. Drilling Well Site Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Russia - Urai
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/10/2014
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The Company:
Large oil and gas company is looking for a Sr. Drilling Well Site Supervisor

The Role:
The Sr.Drilling Supervisor is responsible for drilling and related operations as the
company's representative on the drilling rig, ensuring compliance with regulations and Company QHSE policies.

- Direct, supervise and optimize all rig operations.
- Manage and direct the activities of the Drilling Contractor and Drilling Service
Contractors in the execution of the well program
- Ensure compliance with all company policies, management principles and
- Assist and ensure all documentation for drilling approval is at the well site prior
to start drilling operations
- Coordinate the operational and technical programs between Company Operations
and third party where applicable within assigned area of responsibility.
- Work with Drilling operations Superintendent to implement the drilling &
completion programs whilst fostering teamwork between Company disciplines
and departments and between Company and Service Providers
- Inspect the drilling and related services work of contractors for quality and
adherence to scheduled deadlines and in accordance with the programmed
drilling operations;
- Implement specific programs into the operational well program
- Implement drilling and completion programs based on recommendations from
Well Engineering.
- Coordinate the operational and technical programs between Drilling Operations
and third party where applicable within assigned area of responsibility
- Co-ordinate personnel, equipment and material requirements for rig operations
- Monitor, document and report all rig operations affecting the well.
- Ensure applicable load-out lists are complete prior to equipment being sent to
location during operation
- Understand and implement contract operational and execution requirements
- Manage sub-contractors for all drilling and related services at the location.
- Ensure that procedures and processes are adhered to throughout the project cycle
- Assist to develop, manage and co-ordinate Concurrent Operations for rig
- Ensuring that the contractor operates the rig in an economic and efficient manner
and preparing related reports;
- Instruct and advise contractors on precautions to be taken during adverse
weather conditions which may cause delays and precautions to be taken to
protect well and other facilities from damage during rig moves
- Review and endorse drilling contractor’s and service contractors’ operational
records and reports
- Ensure effective and timely hand-over of key rig contractor and other services
companies personnel.
- Ensure effective and timely field well cost reporting and control
- Develop and maintain close relations and good communications with the
Drilling Superintendent, Senior Drilling Engineers, Operations Geologists,
Petroleum Engineers, Logistics Superintendent and Tool Pusher of drilling
- Conduct rig site observation and inspections of drilling operations carried out by
drilling contractor and all service contractors;
- Ensure rig planning maintenance, certification, record-keeping and reporting
- Control drilling and other related rig operations with secure and safe way in
compliance with company’s safety manual.
- Assist in preparation of lesson learn and comprehensive end of well report
generated for each well
- Responsible for well costs and equipment inventory at the rig site.
- Ensure effective and timely field well cost reporting and control
- Ensure effective and timely field well cost reporting and control
- Capture Lesson learns and assure that they are implemented in the upcoming
wells to reduce the NPT and cost , and deliver a quality well
- Monitor equipment inventory and materials to have in stock the minimum
- Prepare the end of well report generated for each well
- Manage, motivate and implement HSE management system, bridging document,
at the rig site with all services companies including Drilling Contractor and
Third Party Service Contractor;
- Ensure the effectiveness of the HSE program on the rig.
- Ensure that day-to-day operations meet the requirements of Company QHSE
- Ensure drilling contractor's HSE management systems are implemented and are
working effectively during all operations
- Ensure Company operations are executed in compliance with Business Code of
Conduct, HSE and quality control, design, program, execute, monitor and
improve well and rig activities.
- Monitor and report on drilling contractor and service contractor safety
- Participate in (as required) the accident and incident investigation and reporting
systems at the well site
- Ensure that JSA's, safety induction and other HSE initiatives are conducted as
required at the well site
- Demonstrate clear commitment to HSE objectives by participation in pre-job,
pre-tour and the pre-organized HSE meetings at the well site
- Review the contractors Permit to Work, Planned Maintenance Systems and other
HSE control systems from time to time to ensure their implementation
- Assist with planning, implementation and close-out of HSE Audits of
Contractors and their equipment
- Participate in QHSE after action reviews for all drilling and completion
- Observe all company health, safety and environmental instructions, act in a safe
manner and avoid unnecessary risks to themselves and others.
- Ensure implementation of immediately report any unsafe conditions or
activities, dangerous occurrences or injuries in the workplace.
- Not interfere with, remove, displace or make ineffective any safeguard, safety
device, equipment or appliance provided for HSE purposes.
- Assist new employees at the rig site in the use of relevant work procedures and
practices in order to ensure their safety and the safety of all employees.
- Ensure that managing and implementation of HSE Management Systems for
HSE critical rig activities is on site.
- Assure that all the personnel working at the rig site have the permission and
certificates to work during drilling operations in west Siberia (HSE,
Compliance, technical and corporate competency)
- Ensure HSE Emergency Response Systems (MEDEVAC, BOCP, etc) is
documented, tested with simulation exercises and the Drilling Team is capable
of responding to HSE emergencies
- Ensure implementation of immediately report any unsafe conditions or
activities, dangerous occurrences or injuries in the workplace
- Assist new employees in the use of relevant work procedures and practices in
order to ensure their safety and the safety of all employees

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: > 10 years drilling and completions experience on land
rigs at West Siberia
TYPE OF EXPERIENCE: Onshore, Oil and Gas Wells, Drilling Operations, Well
Control. Work experience in West Siberia and Nordic conditions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Good technical and operational understanding of drilling and/or completions
- Competency to plan, problem solve, organize, direct, and control
- Onshore certificates are mandatory : IWCF SUPERVISOR LEVEL or IADC
Well Control, Valid Medical Certification, and other documents required by
Russian law;
- Leadership skills in a diverse geographic and cultural environment
- Effective time management and strong organizational skills - must be able to
balance competing priorities, complex situations and deadlines
- Rig-site acumen and supervisory skills
- Competency in utilization of computers and application of Microsoft office
- Proven understanding and application of continuous improvement processes
- Experienc
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