Fleet Performance Superintendent

Location: Base - Aberdeen
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: October 2019

Stena Drilling is one of the world’s leading companies in the development, construction and operation of offshore drilling rigs and drillships. Our fleet of four ultra-Deepwater drillships and two semi-submersible rigs.
Stena Drilling manages an international drilling operation, based on experience from worldwide projects. Our core values are focused on care, innovation and performance.
The pursuit of these goals looks to ensure positive client relations, exceptional performance within our industry and strives to improve the safety, both to the environment and to all personnel involved.
As a family owned company, we realise the importance of our world class employees in the successful delivery of our safe and efficient drilling operations.

We currently have an exciting opportunity, for a Fleet Performance Superintendent, to join our team, based in Aberdeen.   Some of the duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to 

  • Develop strategy to monitor and continuously improve fleet performance in the areas of environmental emissions, equipment reliability and operational uptime
  • Develop energy plans and monitoring systems to ensure that energy usage & environmental emissions are clearly visible to all stakeholders across fleet
  • Monitor energy usage across the fleet and develop measures to facilitate reduction of energy usage and environmental emissions.
  • Ensure all vessels meet regulatory requirements relating to international and national environmental legislation along with classification society rules
  • Liaise with clients, vendors, classification societies and other stakeholders to discuss current environmental and sustainability issues and promote the company’s ongoing initiatives
  • Monitor equipment failures across the fleet (excluding well control equipment) and ensure that are incidents are captured in a data base to allow identification of any trends.
  • Prepare monthly reports to management on status of equipment failures, ongoing investigations and corrective actions
  • In conjunction with Superintendents and Heads of Departments, liaise with OEM’s on equipment failure investigations and corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Conduct offshore investigations or audits as required
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets, costs for all surveys, modifications and projects.
  • Ensuring all relevant project activities are performed in accordance with Company Procedures.
  • Assist with preparing annual plans and corresponding budgets.
  • Project managing, including planning for and attending rigs during docking and major repair periods in order to ensure that all necessary work and repairs are satisfactorily completed within agreed budgets.
  • Supporting technical matters for the vessels, including preventive maintenance, servicing, repairing and spares/supplies. Monitor the status and effectiveness of planned maintenance schedules to ensure maximum equipment efficiency.
  • Assist in the investigation of Incidents and to establish the root cause and make recommendations to prevent a recurrence. Assist as required in any emergency response. Assume role of on-call Superintendent when required.
  • Respond to all documentation, reports and other inward data regarding the mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Liaise with certifying authorities regarding equipment failures repairs and renewals.
  • Assist in the selection and recruitment of offshore Engineering personnel to meet the requirements of the company.
  • Carry out risk assessments for projects and modifications to rigs, including participation with technical crews and teams where necessary.
  • Any other duties that are required by the Engineering Manager.

Communication –

  • Report findings of audits and inspections to Engineering Manager and Rig Manager.
  • Liaise closely with Rig Managers and Chief Engineers.
  • Communicate changes required by legislation to Company Management.
  • Ensure experience feedback and after action reviews carried out for projects when necessary and learning’s shared within department and fleet.

  Suitable applicants should ideally have the following Education and Experience

  • Essential –  Engineering Degree (MSc., BSc. or equivalent).
  • Desirable – Certificate of Competence as Marine Engineer, e.g. Chief Engineer ticket.
  • Suitable operational working experience.
  •  Familiarisation of Company assets/policies/capabilities with respect to Design, Techniques, Vessels Equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • Practical exposure to offshore drilling operations.