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Contract: Drilling Supervisor / Scotland

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Location: Aberdeen, Scotland

The client is currently recruiting for the position of Drilling Supervisor, based in Aberdeen.


Rig site supervision of rig or vessel based well operations including HSEQ, operational performance and logistics

Manages assignments that require expertise and develops complex innovative technical solutions

Provides effective technical support for processes improvement and supports resource allocation

Delivers operational projects and analyses and evaluates opportunities and risks

Supports in achieving operational plans and regulatory compliance

Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and company HSEQ procedures

Implement safety and environmentally sound operations, thereby ensuring safety of personnel, well integrity (i.e. well control and/or hydrocarbon containment), and environmental protection

Deliver top quartile operational performance through efficient well operations and logistics support - deliver wells on schedule and on budget

Ensure regulatory compliance and corporate standard conformance in all well operations through adherence to approved operational programmes

Lead incident investigations

Develop realistic time estimates which reflect an appropriate level of contingency.

Review operational programmes, ensuring planned operations are implemented within the time schedule and budget.

Develop and effectively implement operational procedures, including contingency and emergency procedures (well control, oil spill response etc)

Undertake timely and appropriate risk analyses

Ensure that change is managed and implemented appropriately

Develop safety conscious and effective drilling and service contractors.

Provide direct supervision during all phases of well operations.

Ensure that key learnings are fed back for continuous improvement

Identify and implement new techniques and technology to improve operations efficiency.

Coordinate simultaneous operations.

Verify that drilling rigs and equipment are fit for purpose, and crews competent (through observation, audit, inspection etc)

Ensure the safety and accuracy of rig moves and positioning

Monitor operational performance (HSEQ, time, cost, performance benchmarking etc)

Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager

Experience & Qualifications:

Educated to Degree level in Engineering, and/or equivalent in relevant industry experience

Management and leadership abilities

Industry experience in Well Operations

Technical and organizational skills

Building Relationships - ability to communicate at different levels both on and offshore

Effective Communication - ensure information is understood for effective implementation

Continuous Improvement - track progress and implement ways of improving performance

Execution - manage operations to effectively and efficiently complete operational programs

Strategic Thinking - understanding of and anticipation of impact of operations

Talent Development - mentor, coach and develop less experienced Drilling Supervisors

Contract Position

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