Senior Wellsite Leader; Azerbaijan (28 x 28 rotation)

Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 – 24 month Contract
Rotation: 28 x 28 days with Business Class flights.
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Day Rate: good rates

OPC are looking for Senior Well Site Leader (SWSL) to join our Client’s team. In this position, you will directly report to the Wells’ Superintendent and will be accountable for leading, supervising and implementing the flawless execution of safe, compliant and reliable well operations in accordance with our Client’s wells’ policies, standards and programs.

The work is both offshore (Semi-Submersible, Jack-Up, Platform) and in the office undertaking operation planning, after action reviews, updating site procedures, practices or other as required work.

Senior Well Site Leaders will be utilised to fill both the day and night WSL positions on a rotational basis.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Lead Client Wells offshore through attending, leading safety meetings and Toolbox Talk and demonstrate visible leadership through championing the Safety Leadership Principles, such as stop the job and speak up where required.
• Deliver the regional safety plan offshore and safe and compliant operations at site.
• Be accountable to quantify, communicate and manage risk in all operations.
• Ensure health of major risk barriers and components through self-verification and crews are competent in well control detection and response.
• Ensure all Client, Contractor and Vendor personnel actively participate in safety observation program.
• Mentor Client wells personnel at the rig site.
• Lead continuous performance improvement offshore through application of After-Action Reviews and knowledge capture.

Minimum Requirements

• University degree in Engineering or Science or equivalent industry experience.
• Valid Well Control for Subsea and Surface Supervisory Level to Industry Accreditation.
• Upper Immediate English Proficiency for Reading, Writing and Speaking.
• Twelve years of experience in drilling operations.
• Five years of experience as Drilling WSL in onshore / offshore environment with a minimum two years as Drilling Senior Well Site Leader.
• Demonstrable leadership of Safety and Risk Management.
• Ability to travel and work offshore.

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