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Superintendent, Drilling Operations

PTTEP Services Limited

Job Purpose

Superintendent, Drilling Operations is responsible for managing, coordinating and supervising on-site drilling, completion, well testing and workover operations and ensuring a safe, efficient and cost-effective working environment in order to achieve company’s objectives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plan and execute all aspects of the drilling program and maintaining the operational integrity of well construction
  • Responsible for the health/safety of all operational personnel
  • Manage drilling operations in order to maximise the cost efficiency of the operation
  • Manage recruitment and performance of all drilling operation personnel
  • Participate and recommend selection of contractors and service companies
  • Implement continuous improvement processes
  • Responsible in ensuring all necessary government approvals for drilling are obtained on time.
  • Manage daily activities of drilling operations in accordance with company management systems and industry best practices
  • Liaise with drilling unit, drilling contractor and government authorities
  • Review and approve operational procedures and programs
  • Implement SSHE standards and ensuring operation personnel follow company’s SSHE instructions
  • Participate in the audit of suppliers’ performance and capability and make recommendation for rectification actions required by suppliers should performance not meet company’s standards
  • Coach and mentor operation staff

Professional Knowledge & Experiences

  • Bachelor Degree in engineering or related field
  • For engineering background: 10-year experience in offshore drilling operations with at least 5-year experience in senior drilling supervisor position
  • For non-engineering background: at least 10-year experience in offshore drilling operations as senior drilling supervisor position
  • Have experience on development, exploration and appraisal well operation
  • Have experience on Tubing Stem Testing (TST)
  • Have experience on Offline Activities in Gulf of Thailand
  • Exposure to completion and workover
  • Have certificates in well control
  • Knowledge of well site operations to supervise drilling, completion and fluids/cement programs execution
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • People management, leadership and communication skills