Position: Assistant Driller (TEMP)

Positions Available 1
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 30th Apr 18
Contract type Temporary
Reference ID 13215
Contact Holly Bragg holly.bragg@puglisevich.com

Position details





TYPE OF RIG: Semi-Submersible


JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the planning and execution of tasks on the drill floor, derrick, mud treatment room and mud pump room, including first line maintenance of drilling systems and equipment. Operates pipe racking equipment on main or auxiliary well centers (dual activity) and on the rigs with offline capabilities.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • 1 year as Derrickman or previous experience as an Assistant Driller on jack-ups or land based rigs
  • 3+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi-sub drilling rig
  • Valid Supervisors Well Control Certification (IWCF)
  • 1-2 years previous experience with AKER equipment
  • Fluent in reading and writing of the English language. Able to operate rig floor equipment
  • 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


  • Assist the driller in the safe drilling of each well according to the well program
  • Responsible for the execution of the first line maintenance for all of the drilling equipment according to company procedures
  • Carry out basic well control duties applicable for position
  • Maintain housekeeping in assigned areas
  • Measure and record all critical dimensions of downhole equipment to be run in the well
  • Prepares and makes ready all tubular, handling gear and any equipment associated with forthcoming well operations
  • Maintain applicable reports as required be driller, client and company procedures
  • Actively participate in safety, departmental, pre-tour, client meetings, etc.
  • Ensure that approved rig operating procedures are adhered to at all times. Report all unsafe activities, situations, and potential hazards to supervisor
  • Ensure housekeeping is maintained in assigned areas
  • Actively participate in the Safety Management Systems
  • Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure they are competent to work in their current job positions and where appropriate coached and prepared for the next position. 
  • Perform all emergency duties as per designation on the station bill.
  • Effectively use all safety and environmental tools employed by Employer
  • Complete training requirements in a timely manner as per agreed training matrix.

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