Plug & Abandonment Supervisor

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1239214

Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Drilling & Completions

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 29, 2024

Plug & Abandonment Supervisor (Day & Night positions)

Location: Offshore Southern North Sea – equal time rotations
Contract: 12 month Contract
Rate / Package: PAYE Day rate, plus holiday accrual + Pension Auto Enrolment
Timeframe: ASAP

Recruitment Partner: Airswift                Account Manager: Karen Robertson

Key Skills: Offshore Drilling Supervisor; Plug & Abandonment; Drilling;

Our business
Our Oil & Gas Operator client are recruiting for Plug & Abandonment Supervisors, both Day & Night to join the team on long term abandonment campaign in the Southern North Sea.

What can we offer you
Fantastic opportunity to work for a world renowned Oil & Gas Operator. 

Key Responsibilities and background:
  • Responsible for planning, site supervision, logistics, and documentation of the execution of P&A activities.
  • The DSV works closely with the Ops Office team (Ops engineers and Well Operations Team Lead to make well informed decisions/recommendations to support the ongoing well operations including selection and optimization of services; materials; fluid systems; operational techniques, operational efficiencies, cost tracking, and management of project risks.
  • Provide input on well programs, including details around HSSE, well control, equipment, contractors, etc.
  • Safety leadership - Responsible for delivering the safe execution of the of P&A activities.
  • Ensures that HSSE is fully integrated with the highest priority in the preparation and execution of the P&A operations.
  • Support the implementation, promotes and uses the company safety program in the execution of the P&A operations. Ensure that other safety management tools are fully utilized to minimize risk, (e.g. Risk Assessments, MoC, LMRA, safety cards)
  • Ensure all incidents, accidents and near misses are appropriately reported and are subject to the required level of investigation where necessary. 
  • Be part of the local rig start up team. Involved in the rig/unit start up audit and start-up assurance activities against the regulatory/company requirements. Coordinates and supports with the action close out towards final rig acceptance / statement of fitness.
  • Lead well cost tracking and job timing during execution on the site, including differentiating trouble costs/time from expected costs/time.   Work closely with the Ops engineer and cost controller supporting the actual well spend and latest estimates.
  • Coach and mentor less experienced team members to deliver best-in-class performance in HSSE, cost and time.
  • Provide input and suggestions on service contracts to enable high performance. Manage contractor services in the field in line with the contracting strategy and the goals of the office based Well Operations team.

Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:
  • IWCF L4
  • Proven wells site supervisor experience for the delivery of P&A activities.
  • Site supervisor experience of Workover / Drilling operations is beneficial. Design experience with P&A / WO / Drilling activities is beneficial.
  • Strong Stakeholder integration and influencing skills.
  • Fluent in English. Dutch is beneficial but not strictly required.

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager, Karen Robertson


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