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Senior Drilling Supervisor: UAE

  • Location

    Kurdistan, Iran

  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$1500 - US$2500 per day

  • Contact:

    Daniel Brokenshire

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Directs, supervises, and controls the activities of assigned personnel in allocating work and determining priorities.
  • Performs supervisory functions and exercises financial authority as established by Management.
  • Reviews and endorses invoices.
  • Ensures that the daily operations on the rig are reported accurately, confirming costs, and discuss completed operations with Supervisor.
  • Discusses the operations plan with concerned parties, verifies, and approves the rig requirement for equipment, material, and manpower before raising request form.
  • Assigns and directs certain tasks to well engineer for further investigation and ensures receiving feedback.
  • Calls for meetings, as necessary, to discuss operations problems/ improvements and communicates results to concerned personnel.
  • Reviews data sheets received & modifies work plan to acquire cost effective means.
  • Reviews and amends drilling work over and re-entry detailed instructions in consultation with Supervisor.
  • Discusses proposals with subordinates and Supervisor and modifies as necessary
  • Arranges for the pre-spud meeting on the rig to discuss the Well instructions and highlights important issues.
  • Participates in the investigation and reporting of major accidents and high potential incidents and makes necessary recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensures strict adherence to Company's safety standards and procedures
  • Carries out frequent Group safety meetings self-inspection and self-auditing to ensure plant and equipment are properly maintained.
  • Implements and maintains HSE programne,
  • Conducts risk assessments and prepares special procedures for non-routine operations and activities.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in petroleum or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 15 years' experience in drilling operations of which at least 5 years should have been in a supervisory capacity in onshore exploratory drilling.
  • Good knowledge of English language.