Drilling Supervisor/Superintendent

Oil & Gas
St. John's, Newfoundland And Labrador
Job ID:
Mohit Sisodyia

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Drilling Specialist to join their team in Newfoundland. This a 6-month contract position.

Position Summary

The Drilling Specialist is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day coordination of all rig related operations. This role includes interactions with the rig contractor, 3rd party service companies and the client’s offshore operations team, and carries the responsibility for the safe operations at the rig site with respect to the execution of the work. The Drilling Specialist also ensures the work is conducted in accordance with company policy, the relevant regulations and the particular well program. Offshore travel may be required.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and focus for drilling, completions and subsea operations to ensure a safe, compliant, cost-effective operation that delivers quality wells.
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to the drilling superintendent and drilling engineers, drilling supervisors and managers on operations related issues.
  • Demonstrate leadership in the aspects of Safety Management and regulatory compliance.
  • Make technical reviews and evaluations of proposals for drilling equipment and procedures to ensure efficient and economic drilling operations, originate ideas for improvement, recommend new or change procedures, analyze and solve problems, work on special projects, and participate in training engineers and supervisors.
  • Decision making with assessment of the possible risks.
  • Act as a designate for the Drilling Superintendent.
  • Close coordination with Well Design and Reservoir/G&G.

Must Haves

  • 20 years of operational experience in floating drilling and completions activities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of service providers.
  • Ability to work in harsh environments, Deep Water, and HPHT drilling Operations.

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