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  • Job reference: RMS0125560


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Surat Basin
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/05/2013
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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 Driller will be responsible for monitoring and recording the progress of the drilling operation and communicating this to the rig manager and the well site supervisor. You will also be
tasked with developing a well-trained, reliable and safety-conscious crew, operating down hole equipment, and well control.

You will also be responsible for:

• Supervise and monitor the day to day activities of the drilling crew which includes
• making sure they are motivated, working safely, and completing task in a timely
• manner.
• Ensuring that all employees wear the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
• Conduct and attend pre-tour meetings on a daily basis to make sure all goals and
• objectives are set for the current day.
• Operate the brake handle/controls
• Inspect drilling rig and ensure that it meets compliance with all regulatory body
• standards.
• Keep a daily log on the daily well history that includes drilling rate, any problems
• encountered and downtime etc.
• Update the rig manager on any unusual occurrence or changes in the hole condition that could effect productivity or compromise the crews safety.
• Participate in any test to the equipment that is required through out the drilling process.
• Required to participate and help oversee rig out and rig up activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• RII41109 Certificate IV in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore)
• Health Safety Environment (HSE) Induction 1 & 2
• Driller’s well control (IWCF)
• Permit to Work Authority and Holder
• Fire prevention and protection
• Working at Heights
• Confined Space Entry
• Emergency First Aid
• H2S & Breathing Apparatus
• Vertical tower rescue
• Loader Operation (LL) Certification
• Handling Dangerous Goods certification
• Corporate Policy Induction (conducted by Human Resources)

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
• Possess current experience as a Driller on a land rig.
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