Assistant Rig Superintendent

27 July 2017


Position: Assistant Rig Superintendent

Location: Ghana residential

Job type: Contract


We are currently working with a global, well established and expansion focused E&P business who are in the process of expanding their in-country presence. Due to this continued growth, a need has arisen within the business to add a highly experienced Assistant Rig Superintendent to their Deepwater division to assist with the ongoing and upcoming projects.


In this position, you will report directly into the current Rig Superintendent and be responsible for the running and support to the rig management team of multiple rigs in order to deliver well objectives in accordance with company procedures. This position will also be used as a development opportunity to step into a more senior Rig Superintendent position. Key challenges will include:


  • Providing technical expertise in multiple facets of the project including but not limited to HSE, Operations& finance
  • Support and assist the management of all Well Delivery operations
  • Depending on maturity of individual accept gradually increasing duties from the Rig Superintendent and deputize as/when required.

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated drilling professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed, with a good command of the English language and passion for safety.

You must have at least 15 years of experience, including 5 recent years specific deepwater superintendent experience ideally within Africa.

You must also have at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field.





About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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