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Job Title: Asst Driller  

Job ID: 2000665  

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Employer: Transocean Offshore USA Inc


•   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.

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