In anticipation of rigs being activated in our Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific regions, Ensco is recruiting externally for Driller .
Vacancies for these roles may not be immediate and are contingent upon rigs being reactivated.
Successful candidates must be willing to work anywhere in these regions.
Job Summary Safely and efficiently perform all duties assigned by the Toolpusher.
Responsible for the safe operation of drilling equipment and machinery and supervise Drill crew.
One (1) or more years as a Driller working on a MODU with top drive experience, or Four (4) years of experience in Drilling Department with at least Two (2) years as Assistant Driller Education, Training, Licenses and / or Certifications
High School diploma or GED equivalent required
Must meet all the training and certification requirements which will vary by unit location according to local requirements and regulations.
Specific unit requirements will be found in local job specification procedures and guidelines.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for own safety as well as that of the Drill crew
Attend and participate in all pre-tour, post tour and weekly safety meetings
Demonstrate and promote Safety Leadership for Drill crew
Conducts pre-tour, pre-task planning, safety orientations, and safety meetings of Drill crew
Controls operation of well control equipment
Assist specialized contractors during wireline, casing, and cementing operations
Administers preventative maintenance program on all drilling equipment
Maintain efficient and current logs and records
Operates drilling equipment and coordinates the operation of machinery and equipment necessary for drilling operations
Monitors drilling fluid status and alarms to ensure within specified criteria
Conduct pit drills for Drill crew as required
Conduct a flow check on every connection, and controls operation of well control equipment
Responsible for all equipment which is run into the well bore
Monitors assigned jacking station during jacking operations
Responsible for pipe and casing tallies
Responsible for maintaining check and tracking documents as required including : Trip Sheets, Trend Monitoring, and HPHT Finger Printing
Adheres to and follows correct lock-out, tag-out procedures