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Assistant Driller Job Vacancy at Transocean Nigeria
« on: Dec 18, 2012, 03:30 PM »
Job Title: Assistant Driller

Job Number: 4400876

Company: Transocean Nigeria


•   Assist the Driller in operating drilling and mud circulating equipment as instructed in the well program and in accordance to Company policies and procedures.

•   Actively promote Transocean Core Values


Operations/ Maintenance

•   Perform the drilling department’s daily checklists, i.e. QHSE checks, mast/Derrick inspection, choke and kill manifold set up, etc.

•   Maintain accurate records of tubular and tool dimensions (i.e. internal and external diameter, fish neck, and serial numbers)

•   Calculate ton-miles on drilling line; maintain an accurate logbook and advise the Driller on the need to slip and cut

•   Maintain an organized drilling equipment store and tubular and subs inventory

•   Maintain proper communication with the Driller, Toolpusher, and other department heads

•   Read and interpret various gauges and meters relating to the drilling operations; assist the Driller in maintaining records and logs

•   Actively participate in pre-tour meeting with the drilling crew for all drilling operations

•   Assist and relieve the Driller at the Driller’s console during drilling operations

•   Assist with the preparation of equipment for impending drilling operations

•   Organize and supervise the drilling crews for all operations

•   Assist the Driller during an emergency or well control situation; assist in the well killing operations

•   Assist in supervision of Preventive Maintenance carried out on drilling equipment

•   Assist in supervision of repairs on drilling and associated equipment

•   Assist in running and cementing casing strings, running and retrieving BOPs and risers, and other operations as directed by the Driller or Toolpusher

•   Monitor mud systems and supervise solids control equipment and mud mixing operation

•   Assist in the planning, organization and execution of rig move operations

•   Operate drilling and associated equipment as directed by the Driller, i.e. Top Drive System, mud pumps, BOP and Diverter controls, etc.

•   Know the clients’ rules and Company procedures for well control and blowout prevention


•   Incorporate the THINK process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team

•   Participate daily in START process

•   Ensure subordinate personnel are properly trained in the START process

•   Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed

•   Ensure all relevant safety procedures and practices are adhered to during drilling operations, in accordance to the Company HS manual

•   Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the Driller or Toolpusher

•   Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre-tour meetings as required, FOCUS Improvement Process, and all other Company safety management systems

•   Assist in conducting drilling operations safety drills as and when required

•   Demonstrate commitment to the Company’s safety policies through leadership and guidance

•   Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig


•   Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix.

•   Participate in the annual performance appraisal process

•   Mentor, coach, develop and train crew members to ensure that they are competent to work at their next job level

•   Provide leadership and motivation to rig personnel. Apply continuous improvement process

•   Assist in training to ensure that all personnel are competent to perform their allocated jobs

•   Promote and maintain a good working relationship with other departments, third-party personnel and Customer Representatives.

Desired Skills & Experience:

• University degree or equivalent.

• Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates.

• Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit.

• Basic computer skills.

• Valid Well Control certificate.

• Prior experience working as an Assistant Driller on a Semi / Drillship.

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Assistant Driller Job Vacancy at Transocean Nigeria
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