Rig Manager Job at WTS Energy

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients' projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Rig Manager
Job Number: 26116
Job Location: Nigeria
Type of Employment: Permanent

Job Description

  • The rig manager will have the responsibility for the management, the supervision and the direction of the crew onboard the rig.
  • The rig manager will also make sure the execution of operations on the rig is done in a safe, economic and efficient manner that meets the client’s expectations.

The Role

  • To plan and manage the activities of the drill crew.
  • To demonstrate and promote safety leadership to the rig crews.
  • Management of rig operations, production, maintenance, costs and personnel to the assigned rig you will be managing.
  • Supervision, direction and training of drill crew members.
  • Ensure that drilling operations are conducted in accordance with policies and practices of the company and the Operator.


  • Minimum of 5 Years' international experience working as a Rig Manager.
  • Must have good communication skills in both written and spoken English.
  • Must have at least 8 years of experience within the oil drilling industry and have at least 2 years in International Operations.
  • Must be in possession of current IWCF Certificate at Supervisory Level.
  • Must have a thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of Drilling Operations and all equipment used on the rigs. Where necessary his experience shall be supplemented to include the operation of semi-automatic pipe handling and drilling equipment.
  • Good leadership and supervisory experience.