Offshore Drilling Supervisor

Job Title: Offshore Drilling Supervisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Doha, Qatar
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-06-11
Reference: BH-83875
Contact Name: John Gould
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2018 15:25

Job Description



Supervision of ALL offshore drilling rig based well construction and intervention activities.


  • Implementation of the D&W Operational Programs (Drilling, Completion, Intervention etc) in line with our clients HSE and Operational Standards, Laws and Statutory obligations and also good drilling practices.
  • Acting as Operating Authority in a SIMOPS context when the drilling rig is located over a wellhead platform. Responsible for implementation of SIMOPS processes ie Site HSE management.
  • Daily operational cost is expected to be +/- 210k$
  • Well duration is circa 45 days. Well cost is budgeted at +/- 16M$. Wells are expected to be delivered on time and within budget.
  • Supervision of all related contracts and authorized signatory of job tickets following provision of associated services.
  • 3-4 direct reports at site but indirect supervision of all personnel and services (+/- 100 at site).

  • Ensure that all D&W rig site operational activities are carried out with all risks identified and satisfactorily mitigated.
  • Demonstrate through leadership adherence to the Rig Contractor Policy.
  • Report, investigate or co-ordinate any investigation into all HSE related Incidents.
  • Personally supervise all critical operations.
  • Supervise the implementation of all well construction or intervention activities, directly or indirectly.
  • Co-ordinate main contractor and 3rd party contractors’ activity at site.
  • Review all operational programs and agree the implementation method with the onshore superintendent (based in the Real Time Support Centre) in advance or indicate any required deviations.
  • Provide daily reports of all activities including incurred cost estimates.
  • Report all relevant lessons learned.
  • Mentor less experienced Company Personnel at site.
  • Act in the interest of our client at all times.
  • Minimize and eliminate unnecessary expense.
  • All of the above is used in order to deliver the well program within time and budget and without incident.
  • The Offshore Drilling Supervisor shall participate in crisis response training and lead during emergency response with the Rig OIM and/or field OIM as a critical member of the D&W Chain of Command.

  • Post high school qualification in Engineering preferred
  • 5-10 years offshore supervisory experience, including 2-3 years as Offshore Drilling Supervisor
  • Valid IWCF Well Control Certificate required.
  • Other training required as per D&W matrix.
  • Fluent in ENGLISH