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Responsible for the safe and efficient execution of all well and drilling activities and assist the Drilling Section Leader with the management of the drilling department.

Job Category: Operations (Offshore)
Location: Americas - Canada
Rig Type: Semisubmersible
Rig Name: West Hercules



Responsible for/ensure:

·       Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.

·       Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.

·       Compliance with Seadrill training, certification and competence requirements.

·       Compliance with applicable laws.

·       That all relevant personnel are adequately trained in handling emergencies.

·       That all emergency equipment is in good condition and configured as required.

·       Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.

·       Establishment and proper functioning of the safety organisation onboard.

·       That client drilling program is in compliance with Seadrill requirements.

·       All relevant governing documents are revised as and when required.

·       Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required are performed.

·       Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanness.

·       Assume the safety role as per station bill and emergency preparedness plan.

·       Drilling equipment certification at all times is valid and available onboard.

·       Contribute with OBS card reporting.




Responsible for/ensure:

·       Monitoring and follow/up on ongoing well and drilling activities.

·       Preparing for upcoming well and drilling activities.

·       Managing equipment preparation for future drilling operations.

·       All relevant governing documents are adhered to by direct reports.

·       Ensure that clear daily operational guidelines are provided to all direct reports.

·       Visible leadership by spending time in the field and monitoring daily operations.

·       That the daily drilling report is prepared and submitted in a timely manner.

·       Required sheets and tally’s are maintained and updated as per requirements.

·       Thorough handovers are provided at each daily change of shift.

·       Subordinates are trained to fill higher positions.

·       Other duties are performed as and when required and/or directed by his/her direct supervisor.


Assist with:

·       Budgetary control of the department.

·       Well kill operations in an emergency or well control situation.




Responsible for/ensure:

·       Operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment.

·       That the drilling equipment is maintained included first line maintenance and maintenance is recorded.

·       Assist with maintaining a sufficient stock of equipment spare parts and materials.




·       As per Corporate and Regional specific Delegation of Authority matrices