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Offshore Drilling Supervisor (28/28)

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Are you looking for a new opportunity as an Offshore Drilling Supervisor, working for an Operator, based in Qatar?


Supervision of all offshore drilling rig based well construction and intervention activities.

Job Dimensions

  • Implementation of the D&W Operational Programs (Drilling, Completion, Intervention etc.) in line with the Clients HSE and Operational Standards, Laws and Statutory obligations and also good drilling practices.
  • Acting as Operating Authority in a SIMOPS context when the drilling rig is located over a wellhead platform. Responsible for implementation of SIMOPS processes ie Site HSE management.
  • Daily operational cost is expected to be +/- 210k$
  • Well duration is circa 45 days. Well cost is budgeted at +/- 16M$. Wells are expected to be delivered on time and within budget.
  • Supervision of all related contracts and authorized signatory of job tickets following provision of associated services.
  • 3-4 direct reports at site but indirect supervision of all personnel and services (+/- 100 at site).


  • Ensure that all D&W rig site operational activities are carried out with all risks identified and satisfactorily mitigated. Demonstrate through leadership adherence to NOC and Rig Contractor Policy.
  • Report, investigate or co-ordinate any investigation into all HSE related Incidents.
  • Personally supervise all critical operations.
  • Supervise the implementation of all well construction or intervention activities, directly or indirectly.
  • Co-ordinate main contractor and 3rd party contractors' activity at site.
  • Review all operational programs and agree the implementation method with the onshore superintendent (based in the Real Time Support Centre) in advance or indicate any required deviations.
  • Provide daily reports of all activities including incurred cost estimates.
  • Report all relevant lessons learned.
  • Mentor less experienced Company Personnel at site.
  • Act in the interest of the Client at all times.
  • Minimise and eliminate unnecessary expense.
  • All of the above is used in order to deliver the well program within time and budget and without incident.
  • The Offshore Drilling Supervisor shall participate in crisis response training and lead during emergency response with the Rig OIM and/or Al Shaheen field OIM as a critical member of the D&W Chain of Command.

Context & Environment

The holder of this position shall work on a mobile drilling unit, either over a production platform of Al Shaheen or in a standalone location on rotation. The incumbent shall also provide office based support when required.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Post high school qualification in Engineering preferred.
  • Extensive experience within offshore supervisory roles, including experience as Offshore Drilling Supervisor.
  • Valid IWCF Well Control Certificate required.
  • Other training required as the Clients D&W matrix.

How to Apply

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