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Hiring: Offshore Drilling Supervisor (Day and Night shift)

10 May


  1. Have a minimum experience of fifteen (15) years.
  2. Be IWCF qualified.
  3. Have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as offshore Drilling Supervisor working on drilling rigs supervising drilling and well services operations.


Assist the Abandonment Team by:

  • Reports to the Drilling Superintendent. Represents the company at the well site, in dealing with and overseeing the daily operations of the drilling contractor engaged in drilling and completion of a well.
  • Ensures adequate control and supervision of operations is achieved.
  • Keep an inventory of rental material on the rig and send a daily update to the Ops Engineer.
  • Prepare end of well material reconciliation and all associated documentation for all wells in a timely manner.
  • Supervises the logistics coordinator to ensure that equipment is being inventoried properly and the paper work required is prepared accurately.
  • Is responsible for the preparation of site specific HSE requirements in liaison with Drilling Contractor HSE rep
  • Ensures that all work is done efficiently, safely, and in accordance with approved Drilling Manual, established company practices and procedures, applicable laws and government rules and regulations.
  • Issues instructions to service companies for work required and monitors the operations to ensure compliance.
  • Monitors the rig activity and plans for the timely arrival of personnel, materials, equipment and services at the rig.
  • Issues instructions in emergency situations.  Conducts emergency drills, BOP drills, etc. as often as deemed necessary, at least once per week.
  • In conjunction with the Drilling Superintendent, plans for the timely arrival of required personnel, materials, equipment and services at the wellsite. Prepares material requisitions for items as required.
  • Personally inspects all tools for size and pressure rating on arrival at the rig site.  Assures that the proper tools and back-ups, if required, are available on location and ready for use.  Ensures that every piece of equipment that enters the hole is measured and that the drillstring length is accurately known.
  • Recommends ways to reduce cost and improve safety.  Cost analysis and / or breakeven analysis should be prepared whenever applicable.
  • Maintains current cost control records of wellsite expenditures.
  • Participates with the Drilling Engineer and Drilling Superintendent in revising / editing the drilling prognosis whenever necessary.
  • Ensures that the operations are properly documented on the Tour Report and the Daily Drilling Report.  Prepares transfer documents, receiving documents, LOT spreadsheet / graphs, casing and cementing reports, cementing plug reports, casing tallies, BHAs, etc to ensure well records are accurate.
  • Responsible for the entire wellsite drilling operations.  Senior authority for all personnel on the rig site.
  • Personally investigates accidents, incidents and equipment failures that occur on wellsite.  Supports Contractor Loss Control/HSE Rep.

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