Senior Safety Drilling Officer


Petroplan are looking to hire a Senior Safety Drilling Officer to work in Qatar for a major Oil and Gas client.

This is an offshore rotational position.

Experience & Skills required:

Min 12 years' experience in years in drilling/workover operations within the oil and gas industry with at least 2 years rig site experience and 5 years in a supervisory role.

In depth knowledge and experience of latest HSE & BCM International Standards, Codes and Regulations such as IMO, SOLAS, MODU Code, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 & ISO 22301:2012)

Must be able to demonstrate a thorough working knowledge and experience of health and safety management systems as well as a sound understanding of Process Safety and HSE auditing. Having worked as HSE leader in Drilling contractor or service company will be an advantage.

Should be certified and demonstrate good capabilities to run the Incident investigation/Root causes analysis tools/software such as TRIPOD Beta, Topset, Tap root, etc. Should have good knowledge and experience with Risk Management tool (Bow Tie)

Should have a good presentation skills to conduct basic HSE Awareness training sessions.

Education required:

A Bachelor Degree degree/certificate in Health & Safety or demonstrated industry relevant experience.

Should be able to communicate effectively at all levels, from rig crew workers to senior management.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


Liz Drake
Liz Drake
Senior Recruitment Consultant