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Drilling Superintendent (Jack-up) At EarthStream

Date Posted: 21/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Our Client-   Is an independent operator with assets in Africa and the Middle East.  They are currently recruiting a Drilling Superintendent.

Job Description-  Manage the safe and efficient delivery of development, exploration and appraisal wells offshore Nigeria.

  • Operations involve the following special challenges:
  • High angle, extended reach and horizontal drilling,
  • Service contractors often on the learning curve, service and equipment quality,
  • Complex supply chain and logistics.

Candidate Requirements-   Extensive relevant experience working for operators on similar projects

  • Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous
  • Technical / engineering qualification preferred.
  • IWCF well control at supervisory level or equivalent.
  • Exemplary HSE leadership.
  • Strong drive for continuous performance improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of leading effectively in a multi-cultural society.
  • Sound knowledge of drilling engineering and international industry standards, ideally acquired while working for a large international operator.
  • Good organisational and project management skills, ensuring efficient application of the company's well delivery and commercial processes.
  • Contracts and contractor management.
  • Competitive day rate, paid overseas in the first week of the following month, net of Nigerian income tax. Paid travel days.
  • Contract Duration:  12 months, renewable based on performance.
  • Project Duration: 1 year. Upon completion, reassignment to other projects is a possibility.


EarthStream is a specialist global recruiting business dedicated to the energy, resources & environment sectors that is uniquely positioned to understand the interplay and increasing convergence between these sectors. We specialize exclusively in the energy, resources and environment sectors with our capability in providing staff across a range of technical, engineering, scientific and commercial disciplines. The recruiters in each of our industry specific divisions understand the unique skills and requirements of each vertical sector and where to find the best people in that field. With operations in five continents we have the coverage and experience to service our clients and candidates anywhere in the world.  Please quote reference 5962 when applying for this position.

Apply directly for this role by emailing [email protected].   Alternatively, contact our office by telephone on  +44 207 422 6861.


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