Driller - Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific
Nigeria, Nigeria
9d ago
source : Rigzone

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
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