Offshore Drilling Supervisor (night)


On behalf of a client we are seeking Offshore Drilling Supervisors (night). To lead offshore Drilling, Completion and Abandonment activities for a specific Drilling Rig/ Unit applicable to the company and Wells Controlling Documents.
Start-up:           Jan/Feb 2020
Duration:           approx.. 12 months
Location:           Fixed platforms on West Linus.


  • Master/Petroleum Engineer Degree or relevant education or experience (min 5 years of experience as offshore supervisor within Wells)


  • Provides direction to the offshore crew
  • Define/drives critical business opportunities & needs
  • Exercises power responsibly/ALM
  • Obtains essential resources
  • Represents the organization on critical strategic issues

Personal qualities:

  • Takes Accountability
  • Makes Decisions
  • Empowers Others
  • Partners Collaboratively
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Demonstrates Financial/Quantitative Acumen
  • Leads Change

Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Position requires competency/experience as defined for "head of department" in OLF 024 Guidelines
  • Lead Offshore Drilling Teams during the Well Execution Phases, acting and performing in a professional manner – inspiring others to act and perform in a similar manner.
  • Be a Safety, Health and Environmental Champion, i.e. demonstrating safety awareness, respect for the environment and compliance of procedures and policies.
  • Be an Effective Communicator, i.e. provide clear, concise information to other personnel.
  • Ensure rig operations are conducted in accordance with applicable program/ procedures and that safe work practices always are followed. Stop operations, take “Time out” or conduct a SJA as required to ensure safety and risks are acceptable.
  • Handover with Supervisor of opposite and in rotation shift.
  • Have status/ coordination meeting with Drilling Contractor & Service Companies (Morning for Day Supervisor, evening for Night Supervisor).
  • Conduct morning meeting with base office.
  • Report operational activities in WellView accordingly.
  • Report in SAP; requisitions, non-conformance, rig inspections, actions related to SAP tasks. Reporting non-conformance and apply for deviations in SAP as required.
  • Support and follow up on experience transfer, verification of personnel training and competency, etc.
  • Update and issue manning plan.
  • Update inventory lists.
  • Update operations plan in MOPS (MaxWell).
  • Update the RiskIt during operations according to procedure 6481.
  • Process "Work Permits/ Applications" as required by platform specific requirements.
  • Participates in planning/ coordination meetings and act as Multiple Activity Coordinator as required by platform specific requirements.
  • Manage an overview on rig rate allocations (ops., standby, repair, Trouble, etc.) as per contract definition.
  • Call out personnel, services and materials as required to support operational plans.
  • Maintain necessary inventory of rental equipment on board – back-load what is not required.
  • Support Transport Dept. and the Logistics coordinator to optimize logistics and supply boat traffic.
  • Report First Alert Incidents per WO-009
  • Be an active supporter/facilitator for the safety in all job executions.
  • Assure that all new personnel conduct Safety On Board (SOB) Training, Part 1 & 2, and that all personnel (incl. temp. replacement) involved in operations are competent and trained for their work tasks.
  • Report incidents and well kicks according to procedure 4743 and 4742.
  • Support and participate in weekly HES meetings.
  • Conduct/ participate in regular rig inspections

Contact information

Tore Fahle
Manager Consultancy Services
M: +47 908 77 522
T: +47 52 97 76 00


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