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Drilling Section Leader
Overall responsibility for the safe and efficient execution of all well and drilling

Job Category: Operations (Offshore)
Location: Rio De Janeiro
Rig Type: Drillship
Rig Name: West Tellus



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.

·       Ensure that drilling equipment certification at all times is valid and available onboard.

·       Contribute with OBS card reporting.




Responsible for/ensure:

·       Budgetary control of the department.

·       Supervision of well kill operations in an emergency or well control situation.

·       Safe and efficient operation of the drilling unit according to drilling program.

·       That any operations do not exceed the limitations of the unit or its equipment.

·       Managing all preparations for future drilling operations.

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

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

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

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

·       Operational progress is reported to the Rig Manager and OIM as required.

·       Subordinates are trained to fill higher positions.

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




Responsible for/ensure:

·       First line maintenance is performed and recorded.

·       That the drilling equipment is maintained and maintenance is recorded.

·       Sufficient stock of drilling equipment spare parts and materials is maintained.

·       Equipment is prepared for future drilling operations.



·       As per Corporate and Regional specific Delegation of Authority matrices.