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Drilling Operations Manager At WTS Energy

Date Posted: 25/Mar/2014
Deadline: 07/Apr/2014
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

About WTS Energy

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. Our clients are based globally and offer a wide range of vacancies in oil, gas and energy. WTS Energy places suitable engineers and consultants in any phase of Oil and Gas projects and in all skills relating to: Geoscience, Drilling Management and Well Services, Facilities, (FEED) Engineering, Construction, Pipeline, Subsea, Commissioning and Start Up and Operations and Maintenance. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

Job description Drilling Operations Manager

The responsibilities of Drilling Operations Manager include but are not limited to the following,

  • Responsible for safe team work with respect to all rig operations
  • Promote the principles of continuous improvement
  • Maintain good two way communication with team members at the rig and base
  • Coordinate the development of newly appointed senior team members landbase
  • Ensure regulatory compliance is properly maintained
  • Participate in company required and recommended training
  • Provide guidance and support to personnel as required
  • Ensure compliance with company's HSEQ Management System
  • Liaise with the client’s representatives, in the execution of contract obligations
  • Focal point for client representatives
  • Other duties as assigned by senior management
  • Work to keep personnel turnover to a minimum
  • Guide rig personnel in pre-planning upcoming jobs with materials on hand to ensure that all planned and unplanned opportunities are maximized
  • Maintain competent and capable rig crews and provide leadership in fostering the “safety-is-a-value” culture
  • Assist in annual budget preparations and cost control procedures and be accountable for rig operating budget results
  • Ensure that standards of supervision and personnel performance are monitored and communicated to rig crews through verbal communication and performance appraisals
  • Ensure equipment repair and returns are monitored and expedited and certification requirements met
  • Perform audits and rig inspections as necessary to maintain the highest operational standards
  • Ensure that interfaces to operator HSEQ programs are defined and understood by rig crews.
  • Support the provision of consulting and specialist services related to all aspects the operation of assigned rigs

Requirements Drilling Operations Manager

  • Drilling Operations Manager will have minimum degree in Petroleum Engineering or any equivalent qualification
  • 15+ years of experience in Supervising Shallow & Deep Water projects

Terms & Conditions Drilling Operations Manager

  • Permanent Hire

Company Profile

Oil and Gas Operating Company


Lagos, Nigeria


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