Drilling Superintendent



2 Years



20+ Years


Minimum Education

Degree or Equivalent Exp



Kuala Lumpur




  • Continuously liaise with the onshore and offshore personnel to ensure that all offshore activities are performed in a safe manner in compliance with company’s procedures.
  • Ensure that the worked performed offshore is completed in accordance with all EnQuest operating policies and procedures.
  • Assist in development of all procedures and documentation in conjunction with the Drilling Contractor, to be not limited to Bridging Documentation, SIMOPs procedures, and Rig Move Procedures.
  • Co-ordinate all activities relating to the mobilisation of the drilling rig on to the production platform.
  • Liaise with the onshore engineering team to ensure compliance with EnQuest’s Goals and Objectives.
  • Liaise closely with the Logistics Co-ordinator and Helicopter Co-ordinator to ensure the timely arrival and departure of equipment, materials and personnel to and from the rig.
  • Rigorously review all documentation relating to well construction, to include Drilling and Completion Programmes.
  • Participate in the equipment and services tendering and contracting process.
  • Ensure compliance with EnQuest’s Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.
  • Assist in budget & AFE preparation, daily cost monitoring and invoice processing.
  • Contribute to the delivery of industry leading HSE performance on all drilling related operations.
  • Delivery of Drilling activities in line with set budgets with the aim of being top quartile within peer group.
  • Active management of all contractors and sub-contractors associated with the programme.
  • Have at least 20 years’ experience in the Drilling Industry, of which 5 years shall be in the role of Drilling Superintendent.
  • Preferably have worked in overseas assignments and display a sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Preferably be a graduate engineer or equivalent.
  • Preferably have previous experience of operations offshore Peninsular Malaysia and with Tender Assisted Rigs in particular.
  • Be in possession of a current IWCF Well Control Certificate to Supervisors Level.
  • Be self-motivated to accomplish world-class results.
  • Have a sufficiently broad experience base to be able to exercise independent thought and decision making.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a strong written and verbal command of English.