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Driller - Nigeria Job at Transocean Offshore USA Inc
« on: Feb 11, 2014, 05:31 AM »
Job Title: Driller – Nigeria Nationals

Job ID: 2000793  

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Employer: Transocean Offshore USA Inc

REPORTING: Reports to the Toolpusher, Tourpusher and/or Senior Toolpusher.

SUPERVISION: Supervises the Assistant Driller, Derrickhand, Assistant Derrickhand, Pumphand and Floorhands.

LOCATION: Offshore location.


•   High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education.

•   Successful completion of the at least one D-CAP Assessment (Onshore or Offshore)

•   Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates

•   Valid well control certificate

•   Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit and basic computer skills

BASIC FUNCTION:       – Operate drilling equipment as instructed in the well program and Standing Instructions to Driller (SID) in a manner that complies with Company policies and procedures and the Driller’s Key Responsibilities – Apply Transocean core values


•   Operate all equipment at the Driller’s console in a safe manner; maintain a clean, tidy and hazard-free condition on the drill floor and associated area

•   Monitor the well condition at all times (i.e. depth, mud weight, weight on bit.) Recognize, interpret and respond to down hole conditions

•   Perform drilling-related operations such as directional drilling, working stuck pipe, running and cementing casing strings, coring, fishing, and assisting in wireline logging, well testing, and other special operations.

•   Supervise and direct operations in the picking up or laying down of tubular and all drilling-related equipment.

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

•   Ensure that the solid control equipment and mud mixing operations are being monitored constantly

•   Inform Toolpusher/Senior Toolpusher and Client Representative if a deviation from planned operation occurs

•   Keep accurate records of fluid displacement when tubulars are run in/pulled out of well.

•   Complete the IADC daily drilling report (GMS) at the end of each tour

•   Hold pre-tour meeting with the drilling crew for all drilling operations.

•   Secure the well during an emergency or well control situation; assist in the well-killing operations.

•   Supervise the lubrication and maintenance of all drilling and associated equipment and ensure it is carried out in accordance with the Preventive Maintenance System (RMS).

•   Maintain equipment files, drilling logs and records; perform all technical calculations required to carry out drilling operations

•   Assist during the running and retrieving of marine risers and BOP stack

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

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Driller - Nigeria Job at Transocean Offshore USA Inc
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