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  • Job reference: RMS0136489

Tool pusher

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/02/2014
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The Company:
My Clients is a Global operator of Mobile Production Units for The Oil and Gas Industry. Priding themselves in matching their clients needs and being able to reduce investment costs pre-production and thus assisting global energy supply and economic development

The Role:
Responsibility * Ensure that the rig has adequate supplies for drilling and maintenance and make sure
through the drilling crew that all drilling equipment is properly maintained and ready for use
* Be familiar with the contents of the contract between Client and the Operator
* Monitoring the working environment in the areas where drilling activities are going on
* Ensure that the drilling crew are well instructed in respect of avoiding pollution of the outer
environmentAssist with updating and improving existing procedures and instructions or
preparing new ones when required
* In co-operation with the OIM, carry out regular inspections of the rig including drilling
related equipment. Particular attention shall be paid to safety and rescue equipment, and the
BOP and well control related equipment as well as tension equipment where this is installed
* Check that all drilling related reports are filled in and forwarded as instructed in the
management system. Particular attention is to be paid to “Near Miss” reporting, I.A.D.C.
reports – or other approved report - and the Daily Drilling reports. Check the use of the Work
Permit system
* Supervise adherence to Drilling Quality Assurance System including the Safety
Policy and the Environmental Policy
* Keep good communication lines with the service contractors and the drilling crew on board
the rig, and ensure their activities are carried out according to good oil field practice
* Issue daily instructions and procedures to the Driller in writing
* Ensure handover between shifts and during other relevant operations are performed
* Check and approve critical calculations with respect to the well including circulating
volumes, hole filling and displacement volumes
* Utilize available data and real time information, manpower and equipment in the planning
and in the actual operation to maintain primary well control
* Prepare and issue checklist to the drill crew prior to beginning of new operations
* Ensure that all drilling related reports, written evidence, logs and sheets are maintained
updated, signed by the responsible person and filed accordingly
* Obtain authorisation of all deviation permits prior to implementation.
* Act in accordance with other instructions issued by the management to
ensure safe, efficient, and economical drilling operations on board.

Authority * The Drilling Section Leader is delegated the authority required to fulfil the responsibilities
and duties listed in this job description

Documentation and
record responsibilities
* Monitor the cost control and inventory lists in respect of drilling equipment and materials
for the rig. Supply budget input for coming years
* Drilling reports
* Well file
* Hand-over reports.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in offshore drilling including 1 year as Lead Driller or similar
drilling related position
* Conversant with quality management principles
* Conversant with environmental management principles
* Proficient in safety management principles
* Computer literate
* Good interpersonal skills with ability to communicate at all levels
* Good verbal and written English communication skills
* Well Control certificate, Supervisor Level issued by an institution approved by IWCF
* Safety Training Courses and Medical Certificate in accordance with the requirements
stipulated for regular crew by the continental shelf authority for the current operating area
* Training as per the Training Matrix or as designated by Client.
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