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Vacancy: Assistant Driller


CompanyStena Drillin
LocationTakoradi
Job TypeContract
Working Experience12 years
Education LevelQualified
Application DeadlineJul 29, 2018
IndustryOil/ Gas - Skilled labor
Salary RangeGH¢ 
Job Description

  • Control all operations performed under their supervision ensuring they are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring the Floorman and Derrickman are correctly deployed for ongoing and upcoming operations, and that they are familiar with the equipment in use and its safe operation.
  • At the beginning of their shift, they verify the position of the valves on all circuits and on the choke manifold.
  • Ensures Daily Inspection of Derrick/Mast is performed and any defects reported to Supervisor.
  • Execute instructions from the Driller and Toolpusher.
  • Ensure the drilling operation is carried out as defined in the approved Operator’s Instructions and Drilling Programme, and the operation is executed in accordance with Stena’s Drilling Operation Manual and RSWMs.
  • Responsible for ensuring the Drilling Crew perform Planned Maintenance on drilling equipment thoroughly and timely, and that it is recorded on the PM sheets.
  • Carry out daily checks to include ensuring the choke manifold is properly lined up for the current operation.
  • Carry out derrick inspections and Dropped Object Checks thoroughly and timely, document the results and ensure any anomalies are reported and rectified.
  • Responsible for ensuring good housekeeping in all the drilling areas.
  • Complete sections of Daily Drilling Reports as directed by the Driller.
  • Calculate and record drilling line ton miles.
  • Complete casing check lists.
  • Maintain an accurate pipe tally.
  • Maintain an accurate and complete record of all equipment which enters the well ensuring that measurements are accurate for length, bore and outside diameters. Any tubulars that cannot be physically measured internally such as jars etc. should be brought to the client rep’s attention.
  • Ensure lifting equipment such as elevators and inserts are gauged and compatible with tubular(s) in use.
  • Update the pre-kick sheet.
  • Allocate tasks to Derrickman and provide adequate supervision in order to ensure that all such tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible and accountable for the safety of the personnel working under their direction and shall be expected to conduct operations at all times in full compliance with company procedures (SMS).
  • Identify and address any violations of procedures concerning personnel under their direction.
  • Continuous or repeated violations of policies or procedures should be highlighted and brought to the attention of the HoD/Master-OIM.
  • Comply with the Management of Change Principle.
  • Actively participate in accident/incident investigations when required.
  • Any other duties as required by the Driller.

Health, Safety & Environment

  • Work according to and promote Stena Drilling’s HS&E Policies and Procedures as well as fully commit to preventing any damage to the environment.
  • Responsible and accountable to conduct their tasks in full compliance with Stena Drilling Limited procedures.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling procedures for management of risk and Safe Behaviour Programme; ensuring that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out for all work activities.
  • Participate in the STOP system, complete and submit cards after discussions. Monitor and coach crew members to participate in STOP and carry out STOP audits.
  • Promote Stena Drilling’s “Golden Rules” and the rig’s “House Rules” during team discussions.
  • Attend and participate in Tool Box Talks and After Action Reviews.
  • Ensure work site is safe and that all tools used are in a satisfactory condition.
  • Ensure that storage, handling and use of chemicals are done in accordance with procedures.
  • Ensure equipment is secured to prevent movement due to wind or rig motion.
  • Ensure familiar with correct use, type and location of all Oil Spill Equipment.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling’s waste segregation policy.

Required Skills or Experience

Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • Current IWCF Well Control Level 3 Driller Certificate
  • 12 years relevant experience
  • Experience with dual mud systems
  • Previous Cyber experience on a similar unit
  • Seafarer Book
  • Proficiency in Security Duties
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness
  • OPITO BOSIET/FOET
  • HSE Offshore First Aid
  • High Pressure Testing
  • TAG
  • Banksman Slinger
  • Forklift Safety
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • HP Washdown
  • Mobile Access Tower Appreciation
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform/Cherry Picker
  • Height – Work at Height and Harness Equipment User – Unit 2
  • Height – Rescue – Use of Rescue Equipment – Unit 3
  • Wire Inspector
  • Wire Termination
  • AD Level Cyberbase Training
  • Previous experience as Derrickman
  • Previous experience on similar installation
  • Good communication skills
  • Competent in personnel management

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