Driller (onshore Drilling)

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  • United Arab Emirates - Sharjah
  • Diploma - Other
Job Detail
  • Job ID:
  • Industry:
    OIL & GAS
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Job Location:
    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Minimum Education:
    Diploma - Other
  • Experience:
    2-10 Years
  • Start Date:
    Nov 18, 2022
  • End Date:
    Mar 18, 2023
Job Description

1. The Driller is responsible for operating the power swivel (if applicable), Kelly, rotary table, draw works, mud circulating systems, and B.O.P. equipment. This position is also responsible for supervising the drill crew and providing leadership in respect to company personnel.

2. Conduct specific workover and related operations as per the customer’s well program

3. Function and pressure test BOP's as per program

4. Operate and / or direct operation of draw works and other equipment and tools on the drill floor

5. Confirm measurements of casing and total depth with Rig Superintendent

6. Coordinate running and testing of casing, wellhead equipment and BOP stack with Rig Superintendent and Customer Representative

7. Assist in taking special deviation surveys for directional driller

8. Assist in well testing as directed by the client Representative and Rig Manager

9. Direct BOP drills while using good drilling and well control practices

10. Kill well and maintain pump strokes during kill operation as directed by the client Representative and Rig Manager.

11. Secure well in emergency situation

12. Assist Rig crew to secure rig for rig move

13. Maintain communication with control room as necessar

14. Make up part of emergency crew performing duties as required by station bill or as otherwise directed

15. Manage periodic inspection and lubrication of top drive, draw works, rotary, swivels and other associated drilling equipment

16. Maintain and complete IADC drilling report

17. Maintain drilling logs and records

18. Maintain derrick or mast and associated equipment

19. Manage operation and service of standpipe manifold and drilling fluid system equipment

20. Manage maintenance of drilling fluids and coordinate with Mud Engineer

21. Plan work for drill crew and ensure appropriate tools are ready for use

22. Supervise compliance with safety policies and procedures and ensure good housekeeping practices, including directing safety meetings and completion of JRAs

23. Communicate effectively, actively listen

24. Provide assistance to other departments during non-drilling operations

25. Train and evaluate direct reports

26. Reinforce safety regulations to ensure safe work practices of the rig

27. Perform various well calculations

28. Interpret and respond to downhole condition

29. Demonstrate knowledge of Well Control Procedures

30. To work constructively with the Operator’s representative and with third party service companies so as to contribute to collaborative working relationships at the rig site

31. Personally responsible for own safety and conducting ones self to the standards of company Policies and Procedures

32. Promote and propagate safety programs at the well site

33. Conduct safety inspections of rig equipment and hold training drills as directed by Rig Manager

34. Contribute new employee safety induction

35. Must be familiar with the Permit to work system and its applications

36. Report any unforeseen or unusual events to the Rig Manager or Operator’s representative as appropriate

37. Must participate in the Safety Training Observation Program (STOP)

38. Have the authority to stop any unsafe act or conditions and call out TOFS

39. Must attend all safety meetings and conduct Toolbox talk before any job begins and make sure the crew understand

40. Must attend any HSE trainings conduct by his employer/client either at the rig site or HQ

41. Must report all incident, accident and near miss to his direct supervisor and assist in investigation

42. Must use personal protective equipment and other safety equipment as specified by the job.

Profile Description

1. Valid IWCF or IADC Certificate.
2. Two years’ experience as an Assistant Driller.
3. Relevant Certification.
4. Comply with HSE policies and procedures.
5. Complete all Company required training as per the Training Matrix.
6. Complete Competence system Scheme within 12 months of being assigned.
7. Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently
8. Adequate demonstration of competence to a supervisor through work experience and the ability to competently and safely perform the tasks requested of a Driller.
9. Individual must have demonstrated safety and supervisory skills as well as mechanical aptitude and technical ability.
10. Previous Experience as Driller on similar rigs
11. More than Two years of experience as Assistant Driller.
12. High school diploma or higher.

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