Drilling Supervisor

Strategic Resources European Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Company: Strategic Resources European Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Skills: Drilling Foreman / Drilling Supervisor, Drilling Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe




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


Accountabilities and End Results:

  • Implement safety and environmentally sound operations, thereby ensuring safety of personnel, well integrity (ie 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


Primary Functions & Dimensions:

  • Ensure adherence to client core values and policies
  • 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)


Critical Skills:

Core Technical Experience:

  • Management and leadership abilities
  • Industry experience in Well Operations
  • Technical and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of client local standards, global standards and processes and industry standards



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