Navigator recruiting a jack-up rig inspection consultant


For a due diligence on an investment project, Navigator Consulting Group is recruiting a consultant with experience in operating, inspecting and valuing a jack-up oil rig.


Our client is currently evaluating whether or not to purchase a second-hand, refurbished jack-up rig. Built in the late 1980s, the rig was recently renovated and is in drydock in the Gulf region. The objectives of the consultancy assignment are to:

  • Inspect and evaluate the operating condition of the rig

  • Interview selected members of the rig crew and/or operating company to identify operating issues

  • Support an independent valuation of the rig, in conjunction with our financial analysts

  • Determine whether the rig is fit for purpose and what the anticipated lifecycle of the rig is

  • Support a contract review and determination of the likely operating and maintenance costs of the rig over the next 20 years

The qualifications of the consultant are:

  • At least 5 years experience in due diligence and inspections of drilling rigs

  • At least 10 years experience in operating and/or maintaining drilling rigs

  • Extensive experience in the international marine oil & gas industry

  • Understanding of trends and developments in the oil & gas industry

The assignment will start as soon as a consultant can be identified and will last approximately 2 weeks.


Interested consultants should send their CV and daily rate in full confidence to Philip Ammerman on pga@navigator-consulting.com