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Well Site Leader

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/05/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest energy companies with over 95,000 employees in 100 countries around the world, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. Our Client's brand has grown to become recognised worldwide for quality gasoline, transport fuels, chemicals and alternative sources of energy such as wind, solar and biofuels.
Our Client is progressive, responsible, innovative and

The Role:
Reporting to the Wells Team Leader, the Well Site Leader is accountable for supervising offshore/onshore drilling, completion and workover operations at our rig sites. Wellsite Leaders have a pivotal role in leading all activity, HSE, operations and logistics at the wellsite. Although the work is primarily at the rig site, some time may be required in the office undertaking operations planning and after action reviews.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
- Manage onsite operations safely and efficiently, and lead field personnel to deliver the business objectives, in full compliance with relevant standards, policies and legislation.
- Ensure site safety and environmental management systems are implemented as designed and are consistent with internal policies and standards.
- Ensure site personnel understand the Emergency Response Procedures and carry out regular drills.
- Demonstrate leadership and commitment by actively participating in the onsite HSE programs.
- Develop the onsite team and coach individuals to enhance their contribution to performance.
- Ensure site team members have a clear understanding about the objectives of the operation and their roles in delivering these objectives.
- Deliver continuous performance improvement by efficient management of onsite resources and use of best practices.
- Ensure all activities by onsite personnel are coordinated, and in compliance with well program procedures.
- Coordinate and communicate with off-site personnel and resources to manage program changes and deliver business objectives.
- Ensure onsite lessons are captured and shared effectively.
- Monitor, evaluate and report daily operations, variances and performance against the well program objectives and third party contracts.
- Report, investigate, follow-up and ensure close-out of all onsite incidents and near-misses relating to personnel, equipment and procedures promptly.
- Active management of drilling contractor and service providers offshore.
- Interface with platform management to ensure appropriate control of simultaneous operation issues.
- Commitment to well planning and learning process through input into drilling procedures, forward programmes and active participation in continuous improvement processes.
- Management and control of operational costs.
- Incident reporting and investigation as appropriate.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree or relevant industry experience
• Previous experience in a well site leadership position with an operator or drilling contractor.
• Experience with operational and safety program issues.
• Experience managing 3rd party contractors.
• Ability to use MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Outlook.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• IWCF Well Control certificate or equivalent.
• Previous experience of managing and controlling operational costs.
• Previous participation in continuous improvement and learning process.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Experience in building and leading project teams.
• Demonstrated decision-making skills.
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