Driller

Responsibilities

  • Operate drilling equipment and machinery to execute drilling plans and procedures efficiently.
  • Lead the drilling crew during operations, ensuring adherence to safety protocols and operational guidelines.
  • Monitor drilling parameters, wellbore conditions, and equipment performance in real-time.
  • Collaborate with drilling engineers to optimize drilling processes and achieve wellbore objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations, industry standards, and company policies.
  • Conduct safety meetings, drills, and provide guidance to promote a culture of safety awareness.
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues and coordinate maintenance activities as required.
  • Perform regular inspections of drilling equipment, tools, and systems to ensure proper functionality.
  • Communicate operational updates and issues to relevant stakeholders and supervisors.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of drilling activities, equipment status, and incidents.
  • Assist in well control and emergency response procedures as needed.
  • Train and mentor junior crew members to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve drilling goals and objectives.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent education. Technical certifications in drilling or related fields are a plus.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a driller in drilling operations.
  • Profound understanding of drilling practices, rig equipment, and safety protocols.
  • Familiarity with well control procedures and emergency response protocols.
  • Ability to operate drilling machinery and equipment accurately and effectively.
  • Effective communication skills to convey operational information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and quick decision-making skills during operations.
  • Physically fit and capable of working in challenging weather conditions and remote locations.
  • Willingness to work in rotational shifts, including nights and weekends.
  • Dedication to safety procedures, regulatory compliance, and environmental protection.
  • Team player mentality and the ability to follow instructions and collaborate with peers.