Company: Grey Wolf International Skills: Rig Manager Experience: 10 + Years Education: High School/Secondary Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee Location: Ahmadi, Kuwait, Al Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait Status: Active No location/work authorization restrictions found.
GREY WOLF INTERNATIONAL
Grey Wolf International provides High Performance, High Value equipment, personnel and support services to customers drilling onshore oil and natural gas wells around the globe. Grey Wolf International is part of the Precision Drilling family of companies, one of the largest oilfield service providers in North America. We cover a broad geographic base and have comprehensive conventional and unconventional resource play coverage.
Grey Wolf International accesses a versatile fleet of approximately 350 land rigs capable of drilling from shallow to very deep wells with extended-reach capability. We also have fabrication capability and a breadth of equipment, including well servicing rigs, to customize solutions to meet the challenges of climate, geography, geology or logistics of simple or complex drilling projects. Customers appreciate our solid team of knowledgeable engineers and experienced crews as well as the advanced technology and well-maintained equipment that maximize drilling efficiency, resulting in lower operating costs.
Grey Wolf is an industry-leading health, safety and environment (HSE) service provider. Our HSE focus is Target Zero which places a premium on safe working practices. When coupled with our other training and employee initiatives, these programs consistently yield top-quality personnel who exceed industry safety standards and customer expectations.
Manages and directs the daily activities of the rig crew in accordance with Client goals and within GW expectations as defined in the MS.
Operates the drilling unit in accordance with safe and acceptable practices within GW guidelines and policy.
To coordinate rig moves with Client and transportation personnel. Responsible for ensuring that the rig move is completed safely, in a timely manner and with no damage to the equipment.
Conducts pre-tour meetings with rig crews to communicate daily objectives, special instructions, safety precautions and training activities as required.
Ensure that the permit to work system and other HSE management tools are used correctly.
Attend approved well control schools. Maintain appropriate well control certification and operate the drilling unit in accordance with safe well control practices and in accordance with local regulatory requirements.
Know and be able to perform procedures for well control out in accordance with GW procedures.
Develop and maintain good working relationships with operator’s representatives, subcontractors and other personnel on the rig.
Represent GW in a professional manner both on and off the job to include confidentiality of GW and client business.
Operate in such a manner which results in achieving the operating plan and objectives including but not limited to safety, uptime, GW’s operating expectation, Client drilling curve, rig budget, manpower turnover and rig appearance/housekeeping.
Eliminate any waste and establish a cost conscious planning effort within the responsibility.
Ensure that all rig equipment within area of responsibility is maintained in accordance with GW’s Preventive Maintenance System.
Ensure that appropriate levels of inventory are maintained, accurately inventoried and preserved.
Be knowledgeable of all GW safety policies and procedures that pertain to your area of responsibility including fire fighting, emergency equipment, lifesaving equipment and emergency response.
Actively lead and participate in safety discussions, safety drills and inspections.
Report all incidents or injuries to self or crew members which occur, regardless of seriousness, in accordance with GW procedure.
Inspect drilling unit and ensure compliance with all regulatory body requirements.
Maintain all GW paperwork in eat, timely and orderly fashion.
Review all Operational/Technical bulletins, communicate pertinent points to crew members and implement all directives requirements.
Preplan operational needs, organize equipment and supplies, conduct testing of critical equipment/systems as required; pre-inspect safety related issues and direct crews for operations.
Conduct regular performance evaluations of personnel.
Correct unacceptable performance or conduct of crew members using GW’s disciplinary procedures.
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
Five years experience on a Precision rig or worked as a Toolpusher/Rig Manager with another company in the Middle East
A valid IWCF , Supervisor level.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Good working knowledge of the GW Management System
First Aid/CPR certified
Blood Borne Pathogens certificate