Drilling Supervisor - Day


On behalf of a client we are seeking a Drilling Supervisor - Day
Duration: 01.04.2023 - 31.08.2024
Location: Offshore

Responsible for planning and supervising the operations on the rig and coordinating the rig contractor and service companies’ activities to ensure that the operations are carried out efficiently and safely to meet the well objectives and goals set for the operation


Master Degree i Engineering


  • 10-15 år
  • Previous experience with semi-submersible / subsea operations
  • Previous experience with following topics preferred:
    • Controlled Mud Level dual-gradient system (EC-Drill)
    • Narrow margin drilling (depleted formation, unstable shales)
  • Valid IWCF certificate (Supervisor L4)
  • Experience from the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Personal qualities:

Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Manage, plan and co-ordinate the work according to approved programmes and procedures 
  • Verify that activities are carried out in such a manner that they safeguard the health, safety and integrity of all personnel
  • Initiate process for deviation if and when required
  • Report all accidents or situations of potential hazard
  • Supervise and monitor the work performed by the rig and service personnel during the day and night shifts
  • Ensure sufficient supervision during all critical operations
  • Chair daily meetings among the rig’s and service company senior personnel
  • Prepare and ensure that detailed drilling instructions are developed and issued to senior rig and service company personnel
  • Undertake daily morning report calls to D&C Supt & onshore team
  • Prepare the daily drilling report
  • Prepare all reports required for data archive
  • Prepare and approve Feed-Back reports
  • Update the time planner on a daily basis and prepare a 7 days lo  ahead
  • Issue accident/incident reports. Report variations and deviations 
  • Accept/approve contractors' work documentation on a daily basis
  • Request equipment, materials and services to the rig in a timely manner according to the approved contracts, and verified checklists
  • Initiate Lesson Learned process
  • Ensure professional use and training of Well Site Drilling Engineers
  • Verify and approve Field Ticket Services and Job Report as per competence

Contact information

Runar Thorsen
Manager Resources
M: runar.thorsen@ikm.no
T: +47 918 56 733


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