Key Accountabilities :
Lead and coach the drill teams to ensure adherence to safety requirements according to the company’s HSE policies and local health, safety and environmental regulations.
Support the investigation and close out of drilling and quality related incidents.
Implement new initiatives, methods or technologies to improve safety and equipment performance.
Continually drive and motivate offshore staff on good drilling practice and attitude.
Formulate project execution strategy plant & equipment requirement, drill rig set up and operational methodology in conjunction with the operations manager.
As required assisting with production of drill string configurations, borehole plans and drilling fluid programs.
Ensure maximum production and full utilization of all equipment, tools, manpower and facilities involved with drilling operations.
Reducing leakage through efficient operation.
Support the mobilisation to site of drill rigs, small geotechnical platforms or small vessels and the crew.
Technical / Drilling point of contact to onshore and nearshore field operations during project execution.
Monitor market fluctuation and technical developments in all areas of 3rd party supplied drilling equipment and drilling fluid.
Be actively involved with the procurement of drilling equipment and tooling, rigs, and also extraneous drilling plant, to ensure best value and budget compliance.
Liaise with other Fugro technical teams on project solutions and equipment integration.
Review project documents (DPRs & Drill Logs) to ensure compliance with correct drilling methodology, and ensure daily targets are met to achieve maximum production throughout entire project lifecycle.
Support professional development, recruitment, training and discipline of Drilling personnel
Take a lead role in design and implementation of competency assessment scheme for Drill Crew and Supervisors.
Carryout site visits to ensure drilling standards are maintained on the onshore and nearshore drill rigs.
Support production of project documentation, produce drilling method statements and procedures.
Input and assistance into the tendering process for pricing, drilling methodology and data collection.
QHSSE Accountabilities And Responsibilities
Ensure that Fugro policies and procedures are understood, implemented and adhered to by allemployees.
Qualifications required :
Technical / trade school certificate or higher
Skills / experience required to do the job :
Minimum of 15 years’ experience with various drilling techniques & drilling equipment, diesel and petrol engines, hydraulics, small boats and Self Elevated Platforms
Experience of working with a multicultural workforce an advantage
Proven Experience of systems implementation and improvement processes an advantage
Role Specific behavioural competencies required
Problem solving / Judgement : Ability to observe, think critically and to solve problems using data analysis, interpretation and reasoning skills.
Managing Information / communication : The ability to generate, collect and share relevant information (goals, results, development etc.
in order to enable others (within or outside own team) to achieve better or more results.
Decision making & prioritising : the ability to make right decision, based on a sound analysis, reasoning, judgement, and well-
balance priority setting.
Team-Work / Leadership : dedication and ability to work successfully with and lead others in a team
Managing performance : the ability to set challenging goals, built appropriate team(s), distributes and manages tasks, and to encourage and lead the team to achieve the goals set.
Agility : the proven capability to be flexible, responsive, adaptive and show initiative in times of change (e.g. priorities, work planning / location, skills / technologies, work processes, relationship) uncertainty and opportunity.
Client focus : the ability to generate client satisfaction (internally or externally) potentially resulting in long term client relationship and additional work.
The ability to create a client oriented culture and atmosphere among his / her staff members, resulting in client satisfaction.
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