2016.DS01 - Senior Drilling Supervisor

This position is CLOSED

One of our Customers is looking for an experienced German speaking Drilling Supervisor to be based in Germany, on a Contractual and Rotational basis for a Geothermal project.

Company: Medium Sized International Operator
Location: Germany
Contract Length: 24 months
Employment Type: Full-Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Years of Experience: 10+ Years
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2016

Position Description:
The Senior Drilling Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and implementation of the well drilling & completion programme, and to ensure that all well operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner, within the requirements of Company policy and Country legislation.

    Duties & Responibilities:
  • To supervise contractors in the execution of all drilling and associated programmes, ensuring that all objectives are met in a safe and efficient manner and in keeping with all regulatory requirements.
  • To co-ordinate and provide the necessary leadership to carry out all activities with respect to the various job programmes. To co-ordinate the collection of all data to be transmitted back to the base office, and to ensure the correctness, content and quality of such data. To be the custodian and responsible person for the drilling reporting.
  • To liaise and report directly to the Drilling Manager with a view to keeping him fully abreast of current drilling and associated activity and to make him aware of any condition which may require certain operating conditions or priority setting.
  • To continually monitor the effectiveness of the ongoing process and to report on same. To be able to suggest and discuss any changes which may be required to the programme with a view to improvement.
  • To supervise the maintenance work of drilling related equipment, in accordance with procedures, to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • To take prompt action, in the event of an emergency within the drilling package, to safeguard life and minimise damage to properties and any detrimental effect on the environment.
  • To evaluate and report on the performance of service contractors to safeguard the technical and commercial interests of the company.
  • To execute thoroughly, any incident investigation, analysis and follow up in order to prevent recurrence.
    Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably petroleum engineering or mechanical engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as Assistant Driller/Driller/Junior Drilling Engineer/Well Site Drilling Engineer/Drilling Supervisor, with a minimum of five years as Drilling Supervisor.
  • Practical knowledge of design and execution of well programs for vertical, directional, horizontal, and reentry wells, both development and exploration.
  • A valid IWCF or equivalent.
  • Candidates shall be fluent in German and English.
  • Prior experience in Geothermal jobs is an advantage.

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