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Well Abandonment – Senior supervisor

Assignment Description

Control, co-ordinate and supervise well operations in the field, detecting and adjusting any possible deviations, taking into consideration Safety and Environment policies in accordance with the well program.

  • Supervise the activities described in the well abandonment program in accordance with Repsol Norms, procedures and guidance.
  • Control the critical parameters for detecting operational deviations and implementing any necessary actions for managing changes in the well. 
  • Verify that critical safety-critical elements have passed integrity tests and certifications. 
  • Co-ordinate the availability of equipment, tools and supplies in order to ensure the implementation of the program and operational continuity. 
  • Produce the daily operations report. 
  • Co-ordinate, supervise and certify services at the well
  • Generate written work instructions based on the operations programme. 
  • Ensure that all operations have been suitably risk assessed.
  • Make sure that instructions are adequately communicated in written or verbal form as appropriate. Hold / attend pre-shift and pre-job toolbox talk meetings with personnel as required.
  • Proactively manage all third party service company / contractor personnel.
  • Provide feedback to Drilling Superintendent/Well Team Leader on service company performance.
  • Maintain sufficient personal supervisory presence out on deck – witness/supervise specialist or critical operations.
  • Proactively conduct inspections and audits in accordance with the project HSE plan and ensure records are taken and retained offshore.
  • Make sure Management of Change (MoC) situations are correctly identified, reported and are properly risk assessed.
  • Lead by example to intervene, set standards, give feedback and coach, and develop these behaviours in subordinate supervisors.
  • With the supervisory team, plan, monitor and optimise all operations to achieve maximum safe operational efficiency.
  • Hold pre-operation planning sessions, debriefs and capture lessons to drive operational improvement.
  • Produce a documented handover for their back-to-back and copy it to the Drilling Superintendent/Well Team Leader

Qualifications Required

  • Demonstrable equivalent experience in offshore supervisory position 
  • Minimum of 15 years industry experience
  • Previous well abandonment experience essential
  • Previous offshore experience essential
  • Familiar with a range of offshore units e.g. HWO, MODU, LWIV etc
  • Competencies
  • Subsea Supervisor IWCF Well Control (Level 4)
  • Offshore Survival (including EBS)
  • Offshore Medical
  • Oil spill training.
  • Familiar with Well Delivery Processes and relevant policies and procedures
  • Need to be EU/EEA Citizens (mandatory)
  • Language: English B2

Duration ASAP - 6 months
Location Offshore – Terragona Spain
Rotation 21 days in / 21 days off
Shift 7pm / 7 am

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Helene Haukland

Offshore – Terragona Spain


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