Rig Manager | Schlumberger

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Rig Manager

Kuwait City - Kuwait

We are looking for Experienced Rig Manager for our operations in Kuwait

Job Description:

Reports to the Rig Superintendent. To manage the rig and rig personnel in a manner fully compliant with the Company QHSE policies and procedures. To manage the company’s interest at the rig site in respect of our clients, the well program and all personnel on board the rig. Service quality, job preparation, planning and safety are key priorities in this role

Successful Rig Managers learn and adapt quickly to problems and new situations, they pursue everything with energy, drive and a need to finish, and use logic to solve problems with effective solutions. They are good listeners and can communicate effectively with managers, peers and clients. They work well independently and within a team and are committed to continuous improvement.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Has the authority and responsibility to make decisions about all personnel and rig site QHSE.
  • Complies fully with all QHSE requirements and policies and communicates safe working practices at all times.
  • Supervises all activities to ensure the rig's structural integrity is maintained and approves and maintains the rig emergency plan.
  • Supervises all rig departments, provides positive leadership to the crew and trains and evaluates the crew.
  • Supervises all drilling operation.
  • Supervises the application of appropriate well control measures.
  • Supervises and plan rig moves and camp moves.
  • Ensures that all risks are properly assessed and mitigated.
  • Liaises with the customer’s representative to implement the well program in an efficient manner.
  • Plans, organizes and manages all daily rig operations.
  • Supervise all key operations and ensures all non-critical operations are properly planned and supervised.
  • Directs the application of planned and preventive maintenance programs and supervises the testing and checking of equipment and systems.
  • Keeps equipment and systems operational by setting priorities on equipment repairs.
  • Supervise activities to ensure the rig's structural integrity is maintained.
  • Plans work for the rig crew.
  • Evaluates the performance of the rig supervisors and give constructive feedback.
  • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with customers' representatives.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have a Diploma. Preferred Engineering Graduate.
  • Minimum Twelve years’ experience of rig operations, with minimum two years’ experience in the present position, and minimum two years drilling in deep well.
  • Must be Fluent in English
  • Kuwaiti or GCC nationals preferred, current Kuwait Resident may apply.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, technical writing skills are preferred
  • Proficient computer skills in industry standard software.

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. We have more than 20 years of experience in delivering world-class service to our customers through integrated projects. These projects range from basic service coordination through to complete development and abandonment of fields. To meet the growing needs of our business we are encouraging applications from experienced professionals who share our passion for delivering excellence in all aspects of project delivery.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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