Night Drilling Supervisor


On behlaf on a client we are seeking two Night Drilling Supervisors. 
Start up: August 15th and September 1st.
duration: Short term assignment, approx 2 months depending on the well


  • BSc or MSc from petroleum related studies


  • Minimum 5 years offshore experience as drilling supervisor.
  • Experience from development drilling and completion operations is preferred, both from platform wells and subsea wells.
  • Experience from intervention operations using wireline.
  • Some experience as onshore Drilling or Completion Engineer preferred.
  • Previous experience from P&A activities is desired.
  • Must hold and maintain valid IWCF (or equivalent) certificate

Personal qualities:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of NORSOK D-010. 

Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Exhibit a sound knowledge of discipline, the organizations systems, and provide a satisfactory level of competence in identified behaviors and skills required.
  • Work independently, provide recommendations on local/ regional issues and work/ interact with other internel/ external departments.
  • Initiate planning, organizing, and prioritizing. 
  • Provide quidance within area of expertise to less senior staff and receive little direct supervision.
  • Exhibit strong teamwork, communication, attention to details and problem solving skills. 
  • Contribute in ensuring compliance with both regulations and company procedures, and handle non-conformities as required;
  • Identify risks to people and the environment, and mitigate them so they are as los as reasonably practicable.
  • Proactively identify ways to continuously improve HSE performance
  • Stop any job that may harm people or the environment.
  • Transfer experiences, good and bad, which could lead to continuous improvement of HSE performance.
  • Delegated role from Senior Drilling Supervisor on night shift
  • Provides day-to-day on-site supervision of well operations on site.
  • Is the primary contact with the Drilling Contractor and third party to ensure operations are performed in accordance with operational requirements, guidelines and programs and in a safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Keeps the rig contractor night tool pusher informed about issues relating to HSE, Work Management, Simultaneous Operations and significant technical well abnormalities.
  • Coordinates resources of offshore execution teams
  • Delegated responsibilities from Senior Drilling Supervisor on night shift
  • Ensuring that operations comply with Repsol HSE Management System.
  • Be responsible for health and safety procedures being continuously enforced, and making capable decisions in emergency situations to prevent well catastrophes or significant financial losses.
  • Ensure that rig and platform systems and third party equipment is adequately and properly maintained
  • Ensure that drilling and completion procedures and programs are followed as planned and conducted in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure changes to programs are risk assessed and risks mitigated (ALARP) and communicated to the workforce
  • Organize and order the necessary services and equipment to conduct drilling and completion operations
  • Ensure accurate and adequate reports and records are kept regarding operations, equipment, and performance evaluation.
  • Complete the daily activity reports.
  • Ensure potential pollution control problems are considered, and the contingency plans are understood by involved personnel.
  • Ensure that drills relating to blowout prevention and emergency are held on a regular basis.
  • Maintain inventory of all equipment/materials/supplies to insure a smooth ongoing operation.
  • Ensure timely and accurate cost follow-up
  • Capture operational lessons learned for continuous performance improvement.
  • Ensures that the handover process between the offshore execution team members is effective.
  • Participate in the onshore planning process when necessary
  • Relieve the Senior Drilling Supervisor as required

Contact information

Elisabeth Berntsen
M: +47 458 54 136
T: +47 52 97 76 00


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Laberget 24, P.B. 216
4066 Stavanger, Norway
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Laberget 24, P.B. 216
4066 Stavanger, Norway

Tel. +47 52 97 76 00