UKJob Reference - J9274

Night Wellsite Supervisor

Our Client, a highly respected Oil and Gas Operator is seeking a Night Wellsite Supervisor for a for a long term project in the UKCS. The role and its responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervises offshore operations undertaken by the Client and ensures the safe and successful execution of drilling programmes.
• Responsible for the accuracy of information in the daily drilling reports and in other communications with the onshore Wells team.
• Reviews the Drilling Programme in detail and advises the Drilling Superintendent of deficiencies and of potential improvements to the Programme to optimise the operation and reduce costs.
• Ensures the Drilling Programme, policies and instructions are properly directed and communicated to the rig team.
• Supervises and supports well control planning and procedures in conjunction with the rig team.
• Supervises and supports the well operational activities of Wells team members offshore.
• Responsible for the timely ordering, checking and subsequent return of equipment, materials and services required for activities under Client control.
• Supervises the drilling and completion of the well and ensures activities are undertaken safely and in a cost effective and timely manner.
• Ensures the security of classified information by implementing control procedures if specified by the Drilling Superintendent.
• Continually evaluates working procedures to identify opportunities to achieve time and cost savings.
• Supervises and supports project agreed HSEQ processes and initiatives on the rig.
• Reviews and supports the Drilling Contractor's Safety Assessment for any non routine operations on the rig.
• Participates in rig Safety Meetings, Safety Management System and encourages the use of the behavioural safety system.
• Ensures Policies, Procedures and Guidance Documents are implemented as appropriate.

• Engineering degree (or equivalent) or equivalent relevant industry experience
• Fully certified by a recognised Well Control Authority for well servicing activities e.g. IWCF, WELLCAP to Subsea Supervisor level
• Offshore Survival Training Certificate, UK Medical and MIST
• Knowledge of well reporting and drilling engineering software applications

• Several years practical experience as a Drilling Engineer in well planning operations and as a Rig Site Drilling Engineer; or
• Good experience developed with a drilling contractor, through the career progression from Roustabout to Toolpusher in line with drilling industry career development expectations.
• Previous experience in a well site leadership position
• Experience with safety & operational programs
• Good knowledge of the calculation skills used for well site supervision
• Extensive experience within a North Sea environment.
• Previous experience in an operator environment preferred.
• Experience managing third party contractors

Additional Skills/Requirements
• Refer to Competency Matrix
• Ability to act rationally under pressure
• Strong leadership qualities
• Self starter
• Able to communicate clearly

All Candidates must have The Right To Work in the UK as no sponsorship is available, proof must also be provided on request.

Applying for this Position

Please submit your CV quoting reference J9274 clearly stating your availability, salary / contract rate expectations.