Drill Site Manager

Job Title: Drill Site Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 2018-06-21
Reference: 80528
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2018 11:54

Job Description

Our client, a global operator based in Aberdeen, is currently looking for a Drill Site Manager for a contract role starting mid-June. This role will be supporting the client with North Sea operations and the majority of work will be offshore on a 3/3 rotation. You will be the focal point for all Rig Operations and responsible for managing well center, off line, and deck operations for operator.



  • Identifies and implements well operation performance improvement opportunities
  • Ensures all rig activities are conducted safely and in line with company policy
  • Working closely with internal Logistics staff to plan and supervise the timely arrival of personnel, materials, and equipment
  • Assists Offshore Drilling Engineer to ensure all lessons learned are captured in future plan of actions.
  • Work in conjunction with the Drilling Contractor & Service Contractors to develop Standing Instructions to Driller (SIDs), which define steps and detail of operation in the drilling programs. Reviews and provides input for daily rig site time line projections.
  • Developing rig site contingency plans for the review of the drilling staff
  • Identifies and proposes opportunities for cost reductions and performance improvements
  • Records instances of “lost time” and implements corrective measures to prevent reoccurrence. Supervise all operations with minimal direct supervision, including all drilling and completion operations throughout the shift
  • Drives the behaviours of rig crews toward the implementation of a consistent job planning standard
  • Ensuring facilities, processes, and procedures are safe and that personnel, including contractors, have the training and equipment to respond to an environmental and/or safety event
  • Ensure drilling contractor and service contractor personnel operations are conducted so that all Company and government rules and regulations are complied with
  • Conducting rig site, job specific, safety & risk assessment meetings prior to initiation of forthcoming operations
  • Participate, develop and carry forward perfect execution performance plans.
  • Supports and believes that Incident Free Operations can be achieved and uses RUM and MOC effectively
  • Promotes Rig Site Safety by completing at least 1 Safety Engagement per week
  • Completes the rig site training modules of the rig contractor in the required duration & supports the rig contractor’s safety management system.
  • Participate in incident investigations
  • Encourages all incidents, including near misses be investigated with a closure process to assure lessons are recycled
  • Prepare a detailed daily activity report in required format for use in daily reporting & documentation as required
  • Review all SIDs with Contractor personnel
  • Always ensure that the Tenets of Operation are being adhered to and utilized during all operations
  • Analysis and supervision of all well control operations and procedures
  • Utilizes the latest technology, lessons & practices to attain the maximum efficiency and economic objectives
  • Monitor Drilling and Completions networks
If you wish to be considered, please apply directly with your latest CV please...thanks.