Sr. Drilling Manager
Provides strategic direction for the drilling organization and ensures the safe, efficient and effective planning and execution of all drilling activity.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manages and supports HSE protocol on operations.
Works closely with Safety team to constantly improve safety.
Encourages continuous improvement and tracks progress.
Manages planning and execution of drilling projects.
Oversees daily drilling activities and costs.
Leads team on analysis and application of relevant and emerging technology.
Tracks and reports drilling time and well cost improvements.
Prepares annual budget for corporate drilling program (wells) and drilling rigs.
Tracks monthly profit/loss statements for rigs and assesses results.
Responsible for all service provider related contracts and MSAs.
Manages two subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 130 employees in the Drilling Rigs, Drilling Engineering and Drilling Operations. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises six non-supervisory employees. Carries out
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and fifteen years related experience in drilling. Must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of horizontal drilling techniques, casing design and operational support.