Posted 6 days ago

Drilling Supervisor

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    Operations & Production


  • Responsible for ensuring that policies, standards and procedures are implemented and understood for the operations under his care.
  • Promotes and coaches the practical implementation of QHSE MS system for the operations under care.
  • Ensure the rig has established and functioning system of assessments (CAT’s) inspections and drills.
  • Participate in HSE CMS, HiPo Light and Near Accident event investigations and follow-up.
  • Coaches the Rig Manager into establishing an efficient business unit.
  • Advises the Rig Manager on the rig during critical operations.
  • Ensure that equipment management and the Preventive Management Systems (PMS) programs are efficiently and effectively carried out.
  • Ensures that technical studies initiated by the Engineering Departments are followed up and developed.
  • Ensures that the Operations make efficient use of Technical Support Resources.
  • Supports the creation and organization of rig specific Technical and Operational Procedures, and Standard Work Instructions and get them implemented.
  • Maintains relationship with the customer’s representative on the rig in coordination with the Rig Superintendent and/or the Country/Operation Manager. * Ensures that the rigs under his care operate in accordance to contractual obligations and relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Support implementation of new technologies and processes in rig operations.
  • Support the preparation of the Operations budget and utilization forecast and recommend when Operating costs can be streamlined.
  • Coaches the Rig Manager in the proper planning of the coming operations and ensuring that all materials and equipment are ready and compliant for key operations.
  • Ensures that minimum operational practices and standards are understood and followed.
  • Supports and advises Rig Manager and Rig superintendent in planning maintenance jobs to be carried out.
  • Monitors rigs and equipment inspection schedule as per Standards and Procedures.
  • Acts as front line training coach for the rig personnel.
  • Ensures that the Field Engineer Trainee program (FET program) and Field Technician Trainee program (FTT program) modular and certification programs are implemented.
  • Appraises the training needs of the field personnel and make recommendations to the Training department to allow the necessary training to be provided and improved.
  • Supports and implements the Competency System for senior positions and identifies areas of strength and development.
  • Provides continuous training development and coaching to Drillers, Supervisors and Rig Manager through competency assessments in line with the Competency System.


  • 15- 20 years experience


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