Drilling Supervisor

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The drilling supervisor's products are wells that have been drilled/completed. The drilling supervisor is responsible for the product being delivered in accordance with the program at the right time and price.
The objective of this position is to be responsible for the operations at the drilling unit being planned and carried out in accordance with governing documents, local best practice, goals and strategies, and the current requirements of the

The drilling supervisor is responsible for the daily planning, co-ordination, carrying out and reporting of the operations at the drilling unit 24-hours a day throughout the shift period.
The job involves responsibility for the operations on the drilling unit being planned and implemented so that health, the outer environment, the working environment, safety and quality are taken care of in accordance with governing documentation, goals and strategies, and the requirements of the authorities.
The drilling supervisor must actively use the operational community/network to raise the quality of his/her own work, and to contribute to towards experience transfer to other units/projects.
The drilling supervisor is responsible for ensuring that the requirements of the authorities are complied with, including the responsibility for safety inspections being carried out in accordance with current guidelines.
The drilling supervisor must take care of responsibility for inspecting the drilling unit's maintenance system, and through inspections checking that the contractors take care of their responsibilities.
The drilling supervisor is responsible for the personnel that participate, the work carried out and the services/equipment delivered being of the quality that is determined necessary by governing documentation, programs, agreements and contracts.
The drilling supervisor is responsible for controlling the quality of the personnel who come to the drilling unit.
The drilling supervisor must utilize the expertise that the drilling contractor and service companies can provide, and through daily meetings ensure that all the involved parties are coordinated regarding the operations.
The drilling supervisor is responsible for advising the drilling superintendent on the choice of equipment/services and for ensuring that these are ordered and delivered on time.
The drilling supervisor must sign for received services/deliveries, and give his/her evaluation of the quality of these in accordance with established procedures.
The drilling supervisor is responsible for reporting exemptions/non-conformances in accordance with established procedures. The position involves active participation in experience transfer in the drilling supervisor's own unit and across units, as well as responsibility for ensuring that the approved reporting from assigned unit to the onshore organization takes place. This includes responsibility for putting forward proposals for how governing documentation, programs and procedures can be improved.
The well supervisor is responsible for that quality data are reported in the DIMS system and that quality non-conformances are reported.
The drilling supervisor is responsible for ensuring that personnel who are training to be drilling supervisors/assistant drilling supervisors/engineer on the drilling unit in question are exposed to job training situations as effectively as possible.
The drilling supervisor is a part of the emergency organization at the rig site in accordance with the governing documentation. The drilling supervisor is senior representative, and is therefore responsible for emergency procedures being complied with.
The drilling supervisor may sometimes be given similar responsibilities for well operations/well maintenance provided he/she is qualified for these.

A relevant college/university education (this can be dispensed with if the applicant has long, relevant experience).
An IWCF-approved well control certificate for drilling operations

A minimum of ten years of relevant experience in drilling and well related work, at least two of which must have been as an assistant drilling supervisor.

Good managerial skills. Good ability to plan, communicate and motivate employees. Capable of handling crises and stressful situations, and of drawing on all the involved parties in order to solve practical tasks and operations.
Independent, creative and able to make decisions. Good general understanding, and excellent ability to co-operate with others.

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