Well Construction Team Lead - VR/29404

Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Well Construction Team Lead on a contract basis for an E&P company based in central Aberdeen. It is an initial 6-month contract position, and the company are only considering PAYE contractors for this particular role.


The Well Construction Team Lead will provide technical and operational assurance for the Wells Department.  The post holder will work with the overall operational and engineering teams to increase safety performance and efficiency in well delivery. 


Reporting to the Wells Manager, the Well Construction Team Lead will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing assurance to Wells Project Teams as Well Construction Technical Authority by reviewing BoD’s, Risk Assessments, OMAR Notifications, Drilling/Completions/Workover/P&A programmes and MOC’s.
  • Providing technical support to Wells Project Teams by attending well related reviews – design meetings, BoD meetings, DWOP’s, rig readiness meetings etc.
  • Providing technical support for discipline Engineers.
  • Technical input into vendor supplier documents and tender reviews.
  • Identifying and evaluating appropriate new technologies that can reduce risk, time and cost.
  • Driving well optimisation processes and “Right Scoping” deliverables.
  • Owning and regularly reviewing documents in relation to well control equipment and procedures, including contractual arrangements with third party well control vendors.
  • Leading or supporting all wells incident investigations.
  • Assisting in preparation for regulatory compliance audits and assisting in responding to HSE, OPRED and NSTA recommendations.
  • Setting cadence of audit schedule and completing internal audits of wells standards and procedures.
  • Managing Wells Technologist & Performance Analyst (improving performance data recording/metrics).
  • Managing Subsea Team Lead & Completions Team Lead to ensure wells related due diligence conducted – BoD’s, Risk Assessments, OMAR Notifications, Drilling/Completions/Workover/P&A programmes and MOC’s.



  • A degree qualification in a relevant discipline/subject would be preferred.
  • Valid IWCF Well Control Level 4 certification is essential.
  • Current/valid offshore certification would be preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar Well Construction Team Lead type role, directly within the North Sea oil and gas industry, is essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar role, directly with a North Sea-based E&P company/operator, would be preferred.
  • Extensive discipline specific design and operational experience within the wells field is essential.
  • Experience in supervising adherence to wells management systems would be preferred.


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