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  • Job reference: RMS0113005

Turnkey Drilling Mentor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/07/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a major operator within Oil and Gas

The Role:
Three rig based expat turnkey drilling mentor positions be added to the Wells Team, Drilling group

Drilling Operations Coach / Mentor shall:
• Assess competencies, working practices and program adherence of Turnkey contractors working for the Project,
• Support, coach and mentor Project drilling site witnesses and trainees,
• Liaise with Project Drilling Manager through the line of command,
• Liaise with Project Learning and Development Manager,
• Wellsite location reviews prior to Drilling units moving to identify structural integrity issues or other problems before work commences,
• Recommend changes on drilling schedule to optimize logistics, get the right rig on the right well, etc.,
• Review all programs where fishing operations are required,
• Develop decision trees for complex operations to clearly map out options,
• Ensure turnkey drilling contractors are following well control practices,
• Drive a safety and performance culture at the wellsite,
• Regularly conduct equipment, practices and HSSE audits of turnkey contractor drilling unit operations and key supporting services
• Participate as required in:
o Incident investigations,
o Equipment failure analysis reviews,
o Performance meetings,
o Safety meetings while at locations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• BS Engineering preferred
• 20+ years relevant oilfield experience,
• Minimum 10 years drilling experience,
• Advanced knowledge in the following:
o Drilling rig equipment,
o Drilling operations
o Well Control,
o Drilling optimization,
• Land Drilling experience required,
• International experience required outside of home country,
• Middle East / Desert experience preferred,
• IADC, IWCF or Enform well control certificate for workovers and interventions
• Team Player, with a willingness to train young Iraqi engineers
• Pass Company 2 day Safety course in UK
• Pass medical assessment
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