Drilling and Completions Superintendent

Total Energies

United Kingdom


Workplace location

Drilling/Well Operations

Type of contract
Regular position

Less than 3 years

Candidate Profile

Within technically challenging areas, with budgetary and time constraints, the job holder will play an important role in optimising well operations and ensuring that wells are fit for purpose. This is critical to achieving the objectives of the Well Construction and Maintenance function.

The job holder should be educated to degree level or similar and demonstrate significant ability through experience and proven achievements in HPHT/HDJU drilling, completion and work-over operations with a significant experience in offshore oil and gas drilling.

The job holder must be a drilling and wells professional who has gained the requisite expertise through continuous training, and wide operational experience on offshore drilling rigs, logistics, simultaneous operations, coupled with a significant knowledge / experience of drilling related equipment, cost control and follow-up, environmental safety, risk assessment, equipment certification and a strong knowledge of the Group policies and relevant (FP) Company Rules.

Experience of MPD and HPHT operations is a strong advantage.

Fluency in spoken and written English is essential. French desirable.


The Drilling & Completion Superintendent plays a key role as a member of the Chain of Command:
  • Ensures a formal communication path is established between base and site.
  • Ensure critical operational decisions are management according to the CoC.
  • Leads site based team to ensure prevention and control of well control incidents and major risks related to HPHT drilling and wells activities
  • Leads operational planning and execution with regards to good practices and optimised procedures during drilling & wells operations
  • Ensures rig based teams including Rig Contractor comply with Company Referential and TEPUK Procedures
  • Ensures application of management of change process
  • Interfaces with Field Operations to ensure to ensure delivery of and compliance with SIMOPs Procedures

The DSCI shall:
  • Develop a culture within well site personnel including Rig Contractor in terms of well control preparedness, management of major risks and HSE related matters
  • Manage equipment and associated logistics, in close coordination with the Senior Drilling and Completion Supervisor, Material Coordinator and the QAQC inspector
  • Ensure the Affiliate’s Performance Management Process is implemented at the well site, by implementing a Drilling & Wells Improvement Process with continuous improvement objective to optimize operational duration and cost
  • Act as the operational focal point for Rig Contractor, drive excellence in safety and operational performance
  • Act as the operational focal point for onshore SIMOPs interfaces
Please note this role will close for applications on 30th May 2024.

Context & Environment

Join us in a pivotal role as a Drilling & Completion Superintendent at TotalEnergies, where your expertise will shape the future of well operations in a technically challenging environment.

As a key member of the Chain of Command, you’ll ensure seamless communication between base and site, leading operational planning and execution while prioritizing safety and well control. Your leadership will drive excellence in operational performance and HSE matters, fostering a culture of continuous improvement among well site personnel.

At TotalEnergies, we value work-life balance and offer family-friendly policies to support our employees. With opportunities for continuous training and development, you’ll have the chance to grow your career while making a meaningful impact on offshore drilling operations.

If you’re a drilling and wells professional with experience in HPHT/HDJU operations and a passion for excellence, join us in shaping the future of energy production. Fluency in English is essential, and proficiency in French is desirable. Apply now and become a part of our diverse and inclusive team at TotalEnergies.

To apply for this job please visit totalenergies.avature.net.