Position: Assistant Driller

Positions Available 3
Industry Oil & Gas
Location Halifax, NS
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 30th Oct 17
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 11953
Contact Holly Bragg Holly.Bragg@puglisevich.com

Position details

Assistant Driller


Reports to:              Driller

Location:                  Offshore, Nova Scotia

Unit:                          Noble Regina Allen, Jack Up


Work under the direction of the Driller as necessary to support on-going rig operations.  Operate/Monitor rig equipment and support systems under the direction of the Driller. Implement and uphold safety and environmental compliance requirements.  Perform general drilling rig operations, maintenance, and house-keeping duties and material preservation activities under the supervision of the Driller.  Assist other personnel as directed.


  • Must be Canadian or have a work permit / visa to work in Canada
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1+ year experience as Derrickman on an installation fitted with similar equipment.
  • Basic Survival Training (BST)
  • H2S Alive
  • WHMIS 2015
  • Offshore IWCF Well Control Level 3 / Driller
  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Regulatory Awareness
  • CAPP Medical
  • Able to operate software applications as applicable to position
  • Must pass Drug Screen and Background/Pre-Employment Screening Checks.



Drilling Operations

  • Safely and efficiently perform all duties assigned by the Driller during drilling, work over and completion operations.
  • Attend and participate in pre-tour, post tour, special operations and weekly safety meetings.
  • Under supervision of the Driller, control actual drilling operations, depending on formations encountered, drilling efficiency, and problems encountered.
  • Under supervision of the Driller, make trips as necessary to change bits, tools, and drill string length.
  • Report any unusual occurrences encountered such as rate of penetration, mud weight, loss of circulation or other changes in hole condition to Driller.
  • Ensure all operations are proceeding in a safe manner in accordance with safety policies and procedures.  Responsible for correcting and/or notifying responsible person of any unsafe acts or conditions which exist.
  • Other duties as required


Maintenance and Repair

  • Maintain good housekeeping on the drill floor at all times.
  • Maintain upkeep of tongs, rotary, drawworks and other drill floor accessory equipment.
  • Maintain drill floor inventory control of chains, rope, and other rig supplies.
  • Assist in supervising the preventative maintenance program to drilling equipment and accessories on the rig floor including shale shakers, mud pumps, elevators, slips and other related equipment.
  • Other duties as required


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 Holly.Bragg@puglisevich.com






Company Info

Company: Puglisevich