Drilling Operations Advisor

Requirements & Summary

Company: Puglisevich Skills: Drilling Manager Experience: 15 + Years Education: High School/Secondary Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee Salary: $500,000.00 – $550,000.00 CAD Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume
does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.Located in region: North America




5 Springdale St #700

St. John’s, NL, CA

A1E 0E4

REPORTS TO: Rig ManagerDEPARTMENT:  Drilling


SALARY RANGE: $500,000.00 – $550,000.00 CAD


LOCATION: Offshore NewfoundlandTYPE OF RIG: Semi-Submersible; West AquariusROTATION: 21/21 when offshoreTERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-Time, 12 months with a possibly of 6 month’s extension



JOB SUMMARY: Support the safe and efficient execution of well plans on the rig site. Primary contact for rig and third-party personnel to ensure logistics for personnel, equipment and services are appropriately organized and managed.


Minimum 10 years’ industry experience in rig supervisory or rig leadership roles for drilling and completion operations; extensive experience with exploration / appraisal drilling required.
Minimum 15 years’ experience working for a major Operator or Drilling Contractor
Hold current certification for Well Control
English language is required

Responsible for communicating expectations regarding safety, security, health, and environment; provides guidance and supports managing Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) events
Responsible for communicating Operations Integrity Management Systems (Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) ) expectations on the rig site
Monitors rig operations to provide feedback and input to the rig contractor to ensure well control procedures are properly followed and emergency situations are appropriately managed
Responsible for ensuring that safety, operational, environmental, security and other drills are conducted on site at specified frequencies
Responsible for ensuring drilling procedures are followed as approved and utilizes management of change processes if changes are required
Orders and organizes logistics for services and equipment necessary to conduct drilling and completion operations efficiently
Supports onsite surveillance requirements for the operation in areas such as kick detection, abnormal pressure detection, torque & drag, mud properties, and solids control efficiency
Responsible for generation of accurate and adequate operations reports
Interfaces with engineering and geology to ensure understanding of well objectives and procedural requirements

It is the objective of Seadrill and Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.


To apply, please send your application to  

Go to vacancy page: https://www.rigzone.com/oil/jobs/postings/995976_drilling_operations_advisor?s=7&tid=1313

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