Position: Roughneck

Positions Available 16
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 1959 Upper Water Street, Suite 1301
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 15th Jan 18
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 12761
Contact Careers NS careersns@puglisevich.com

Position details






LOCATION: Offshore Nova Scotia

TYPE OF RIG: Semisubmersible, West Aquarius



JOB SUMMARY: Operate drill floor equipment, handle tubulars and handling tools on the rigs floor for the purpose of supporting drilling operations



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • One year experience as Roustabout
  • 3+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi-sub drilling rig
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background/Pre-Employment Screening Checks.
  • Complete competency requirements for current position and work towards gaining competency in the next position



  • Operate and perform first line maintenance on rig floor drilling equipment
  • Maintain drilling equipment, tubulars, handling equipment etc as per rig specific procedure
  • Examine all safety equipment on the rig floor prior to use ensuring they are in safe operation condition
  • Actively participate in the Safety Management Systems
  • Inspect all tools and equipment prior to use ensuring they are in safe operating condition
  • Maintain rig floor in a clean and tidy manner
  • Actively participate in well control drills as required
  • Make certain all loads leaving the rig floor with the crane are slung/rigged correctly and clean
  • Assist in maintaining and running the mud processing solids control equipment
  • Perform regular steel preparation and painting to maintain rig floor equipment and structure
  • Actively participate in all pre-job plans and meeting for drilling operations
  • Obtain training to safely and competently operate hoisting devices for equipment and personnel
  • Actively participate in weekly rig and departmental safety meetings
  • Provide assistance with deck operations as and when required
  • Ensure that approved rig operating procedures are adhered to at all times. Report all unsafe activities, situations, and potential hazards to supervisor
  • Assist in running and retrieving marine riser BOP
  • Effectively use all safety and environmental tools employed by Seadrill (4-point check, OBS cards, PTW etc.)
  • Assist the Derrickman in mud mixing operations
  • Perform all emergency duties as per designation on the station bill
  • Complete training requirements in a timely manner as per Seadrill training matrix


It is the objective of Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents in Nova Scotia will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

To apply, please send your resume to careersns@puglisevich.com


Company Info

Company: Puglisevich