Senior Drilling Supervisor

Website Petrofac

Job Description:

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be familiar with the established well-control procedures.
  • Be familiar with the established drilling operational procedures.
  • Ensure reporting routines are fulfilled.
  • Apply and ensure the correct application of prescribed safety standards and regulations.
  • Verify proper housekeeping is maintained on the rig site.
  • The Drilling Supervisor (Day) will be normally on tour during the hours of 0600 to 1800; however supervise delicate & risky operations, drilling complications, and well control operations at any time.
  • Duty cycle shall be 28 days on-duty and 28 days off duty.
  • Ensure correct management of drilling operations by optimizing assets/equipment and supervising the execution of offshore drilling and related activities on the rig.
  • Whenever instructed by his/her superiors liaise on behalf of the Company with the contractor representative at site regarding contract management and interpretation.
  • Verify the maintenance routines of drilling equipment/assets are appropriate and they guarantee an efficient performance of the drilling activities.
  • Supervises the moving of rigs schedule on and off well locations. Includes liaising with a contractor to ensure maximum safety and accurate positioning of rig on the new location.
  • Verify the stock level of spare parts and consumables for drilling equipment on rigs.
  • Ensure all classification society and authority’s rules and regulations applicable to the activities are adhered.
  • Ensures Company’s and Client’s HSE and Q/A policies and standards are implemented on the rig sites;
  • Actively participate in HSE inspections/audits on rig site.
  • Call for / participate in investigations in case of serious incidents.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in high-pressure / high-temperature deep wells with heavy mud weights and high H2S concentrations.
  • Degree in Engineering (preferred) with 20+ years’ experience in the Oil and gas Industry with 15+ years in offshore Drilling and Operations, out of which 8 years as an offshore Drilling Supervisor/drilling supervisor.
  • Experience in Offshore jack-up drilling experience with in-depth knowledge of offshore drilling and associated works.
  • A current certificate in Blowout Prevention (BOP) and a valid IWFC level 4 certificate.
  • Must have completed the H2S, Offshore survival (HUET), Firefighting and First Aid courses

Job Details:


Company: Petrofac

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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