Control Top Drive and adjust the weight on the bit
Assist Rig Managers with rig moves and spotting of the rigAdjust the mud pumps to maintain the proper circulation rate so that the drilling fluid will cool and lubricate the bit and remove the bit cuttings from the hole
Run, and assist in running, special tools into the hold for the purpose of logging, testing, coring or fishing for bits, bit cones, or other portions of the drill stem lost in the hole. Specialists and/or Service Company Personnel are normally available to help in these procedures.
Ensure crew is trained in the optimum safe performance of their duties and properly takes care of the personnel protective and mechanical equipment by conducting on the job training.
Although the Driller’s basic duties are to operate and supervise the crew in the operation of the rig, the Driller must ensure all required paperwork is completed properly and timely
Help organize crews for moving and setting up the rig and camp
Maintain close liaison with the Rig Manager, Personnel Manager and Crews regarding future work.
Qualifications and Abilities:
Must have previous Motorhand, Derrickhand and/or Driller work experience on a drilling rig
Must have a strong mechanical aptitude
Must have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Must be able to work as part of a team and follow directions
Able to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment, in all weather conditions
Must hold all regulatory safety certificates as required