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Assistant Driller

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Surat Basin
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/05/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is a high profile international oil and gas field services company, operating an established contract drilling and well servicing business to oil and gas exploration and production company’s globally. Within the Surat Basin they provide contract drilling services to Coal Seam Gas (CSG) Owner/Operators, operating under the mandate that no job is so important that it cannot be done safely and without adverse environmental impact.

The Role:
The Assistant Driller will support the operation of drilling machinery and equipment with prime responsibility for the pump room and shaker room

You will also be responsible for:

• Personal safety and the safety of co-workers.
• Ensures that activities are conducted in accordance with corporate Permit to Work
• system.
• Assist in the operation of machinery and equipment necessary to prepare to drill and to
• drill.
• Assist in the operation of the drilling fluid circulating system.
• Interprets gauge readings showing status of weight indicator, pump strokes indicator,
• torque indicator, rotary revolutions, circulation system flow and others to control for
• optimum drilling process.
• Inspect accord to company policy all equipment in the pump room and shaker room.
• Housekeeping in pump room and shaker room.
• Assist in annual/quarterly corporate and/or regulatory installation inspections.
• Assigned preventative maintenance activities.
• Assist specialised contracts during wireline operations, coring and cementing as
• directed by the Driller.
• Monitor assigned jacking station during jacking operations.
• Accurately measures and monitors drill string length.
• All activities carried out in accordance with ENSCO written instructions and operators
• well programme.
• Carries out other activities as assigned by Driller.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• RII32009 Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (On Shore) plus additional units of Competency
• from RII41109 Certificate IV in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore)
• Working towards or hold RII41109 Certificate IV in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore)
• Health Safety Environment (HSE) 1 & 2 Induction
• Permit to Work Holder
• Fire Protection and Prevention
• Fall Protection (Working at Heights)
• Confined Space Entry
• Emergency First Aid
• H2S & Breathing Apparatus
• Handling Dangerous Goods Certification
• Loader Operation (LL) Certification
• Corporate Policy Inductions

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• The ability to work long hours and in extreme conditions
• Able to follow directions and company policies
• Must be able to work in a team environment
• Strong leadership skills are required
• Previous experienced as a Derrickhand
• experience as a Driller on a land rig.
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