Drilling Superintendent

Bærum, Norway
Apply by:
March 31, 2019
Position type:
Employee (Office / Offshore Core)
Competency area:

We are currently operating a drillship in Ghanaian waters and will continue our activity with a new campaign next year. The upcoming rig activity, likely to be for several rigs, covers exploration and development drilling in water depths ranging from 2,000 – 3,500 m.

The Drilling Superintendent role will mainly be based in Accra, with frequent travel to Oslo for planning purposes.

Corporate overview

Aker Energy AS was founded in February 2018 and is established as the newest member of the Aker Group. The E&P company aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana. It is characterised by the entrepreneurial and flexible organisation that is synonymous with member companies of the Aker Group. Aker Energy is now operational with offices in Oslo and Accra, the capital of Ghana. When you join Aker Energy, you join a diverse and experienced team. We need entrepreneurial and dynamic people to take an active and exciting part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are strongly welcomed at Aker Energy. The ‘get it done’ team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Our values are Transparent, Safe, secure & sustainable, Innovative, Decisive; Respectful; Value Creating. These values are integral part of our Company and the right candidate for Aker Energy identifies with these qualities.

Responsibilities and tasks

Responsibilities and tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Managing large offshore and office-based teams
  • Managing service companies to deliver excellent HSE & operational performance
  • Mentoring less experienced team members in Oslo & Accra to develop organisational capability for Aker Energy
  • Coordinating team activities for timely responses, submittals, presentations and proposals

Qualifications & personal attributes

  • Diploma or equivalent Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Minimum 15 years' experience within Drilling & Wells
  • Minimum 3 years' as a Drilling Supervisor (DSV), Senior Tool Pusher or other equivalent operational leadership position
  • Well Engineering experience
  • Deep-water experience preferred
  • Experience with subsea operations, horizontal drilling and advanced completions
  • Familiarity with IOR/EOR operations and project design
  • Strong HSE working knowledge and leadership
  • IWCF Well Control Supervisor Level or equivalent
  • Track record for performance delivery

Personal qualifications:

  • Strategic mind-set, organised with a high stress tolerance
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage teams
  • High standard of ethics regarding safety and the environment

We offer

  • We offer opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others
  • Flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life
  • Competitive compensation program

Contact information

For further information please contact:
Matthew Cross, Senior Consultant, NES Advantage Solutions, e-mail: matthew.cross@nesgt.com

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.