Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Drilling Consultant, Drilling Superintendent
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: N/A
Location: Great Yarmouth, England, United Kingdom


To Provide Engineering support for planning preparation, and reviewing drilling& completion and abandonment operations.


Assure that all the operation are safely planned and executed.


Assure that, all  well  operations are prepared and executed within the defined and authorized program and budget to meet the Company objective.


To supervise the execution of well operations assuring that operations conforms to plans and are being carried out safely, efficiently, managing  off shore manpower, rig, material supplies and stock, resolving difficulties which could otherwise delay well operations.


Interface with the relevant teams ensuring that the Company's standards and objectives are observed.


Key responsibilities:

  • Concur in preparing all well operations  planning
  • Review  contractors and services companies performance
  • Support any relevant audit conduct by client 
  • Assure that all the operations under the well operations responsibility comply with the Company Safety Management System.
  • Ensure contractor personnel, services and material are available at rig site when required  to avoid any delay in operations.
  • Supervising well operations carried out by company's and contracor's personnel at the rig site.
  • Interface directly with the relevant client  Departments and HQ support groups to define and deliver agreed improvement opportunities.



Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Drilling & completion and abandonment Operations


  • To assist in the preparation of technical specifications and scopes of work for tendering equipment and services for well operations.
  • Coordinate well operations activities in accordance with programmes, Company's procedures and best practices
  • Report to drilling/completion  Spt on regular basis during the progress of the operations, and agree and implement any corrective action if necessary.
  • To prepare the operational daily costs.
  • Monitoring the consumption and stock of materials available at rig site, and request personnel , materials, and services in due time in order to avoid any delay in the operations.
  • To participate to all  Risk Assessment (HAZOP_HAZID) before each operations, and assure that all the relevant action captured in the assessment are closed before to start the operations.
  • To represent the company at the rig site in all matters
  • Ensure that all well operations are carried out in safety , with good oilfield practice and in accordance with programme and all the relevant company standards and HSEQ procedures.
  • To ensure adherence to the Company's Health, Safety & Environment policies, procedures and standards
  • To fully comply with client Code of Ethics and Compliance Model.
  • Compliance with the HSE Critical Roles Procedure should your position contain any HSE Critical Roles.  Please refer to UK HSE IMS C1-SYS-01 - HSE Critical Roles - accessible via the client 


Main Interfaces (relationships):


INTERNAL (company, no reporting line):

  • Report to Drilling /Completion superintendent
  • Liaison with Well Operation team, London
EXTERNAL (external):

  • Liaison with contractors and consultants (specialist service companies)

Education & Professional Qualifications:

  • Engineering or Science Degree or Equivalent.

Required Experience and Technical Competencies (relevant experience and technical skills):

  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Oil Industry and Upstream Activities.
  • Good management skill
  • Good understanding of operations and process facilities.
  • Valid Well control certificate
  • Valid Survival course ( OPITO)


Behavioural Competencies:

  • Demonstrate client Model of Excellence
    • Sharing of Knowledge & Know-how
    • Courage to change
    • Teamwork
    • Passion
    • Setting an example
  • Strong analytical mentality with logical approach
  • Self-starter, team player, possesses strong analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, listening and influencing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise between competing projects
  • React quickly & flexibly to changing circumstances
  • Open, honest & reliable
  • Initiative and desire to learn and expand within role

Working Conditions (working conditions and additional information, e.g. working hours or mobility requirements):


  • Off shore ( shift rotation )

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.