Valaris is recruiting for the following position on behalf of ARO Drilling, a 50 / 50 joint venture between Valaris and Saudi Aramco that owns and operates jack-up drilling rigs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
Responsible to manage the safe and efficient operation of one or more offshore drilling rigs.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
BOP analysis and certification with 3rd-party vendor
Well control review with Operations management and Corporate Engineering
Communicates regularly with client regarding progress on well plan, addresses concerns or issues to ensure client satisfaction
Coordinates resolution of downtime issues with Maintenance department resources
Coordinates with Maintenance department to plan and schedule large-scale maintenance projects and regulatory inspections
Ensures application of ARO Drilling Safety Management Systems
Ensures implementation of all corporate initiatives and programs on assigned rigs (e.g. preventative maintenance programs or other automation initiatives, employee performance management programs, IT improvements, Supply Chain procedures)
Monitors supply chain of materials to ensure that inventory is maintained within allowable limits
Oversees all HR-related issues on rig, including disciplinary actions and investigations, crew movements (promotions, transfers, terminations, etc.
Resolves issues with support of HRBP
Required experience can include 10+ years of progressively responsibleexperience in rig-based operations roles (e.g. Driller, Toolpusher, O.
I.M.) or5-10 years working in an onshore drilling operations role (e.g. Engineer Operations, Asst. to Manager Operations, Rig Asset Manager (RAM)
Education, Training, Licenses and / or Certifications
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field preferred; requirementcan be offset by equivalent combination of education and experience
The above statementsare intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performedby employees assigned to this job.
It isnot designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of allduties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned tothis job.
All personnel may be requiredto perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time,as needed.