Company: Schlumberger
Skills: Toolpusher
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

The Tool Pusher reports to the Rig Manager and is responsible offshore for managing QHSE, customer care, the implementation of the well construction program, reporting, and all rig personnel. Working day shifts responsible for, service quality, job preparation, planning and safety of the entire offshore operations for the drilling rig. The position reports to the onshore Rig Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Reports to clients onboard Drilling Supervisor
  • Conduct pre-tour and tool-box meetings with all members of the rig crew.
  • Is always fully compliant and ensure Rig is compliant with the requirements of the QHSE policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Supervise all activities to ensure the rig's structural integrity is maintained, using the Management of Change procedure whenever required.
  • Supervise all Rig departments.
  • Provide positive leadership to the rig crew. Train and evaluate the rig crew. Act as a mentor.
  • Ensure that all risks are properly assessed and mitigated.
  • Ensure that all applicable QHSE policies are communicated to, understood and followed by all personnel at the rig site.
  • Liaise with the customer's representative at the rig site to implement the well program in an efficient manner compliant with all applicable QHSE policies and regulations.
  • Plan, organize and manage all daily rig operations including, but not limited to, drilling, well testing, work-over, well control, rig-down, rig move and rig up.
  • Personally supervise all key and/or critical operations and ensure that all non-critical operations are properly planned and supervised.
  • Personally verify the QHSE compliance of the work-site before signing-off any Permits to Work.
  • Direct the application of the planned and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Keep equipment and systems operational by setting priorities on equipment repairs.
  • Monitor rig equipment and systems usage and ensure that operational parameters and limits are observed.
  • Supervise the testing and checking of equipment and systems.
  • Supervise activities to ensure the rig's structural integrity is maintained, using the Management of Change procedure whenever required.
  • Plan work for the rig crew.
  • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with customers' representatives

Qualifications and Experience:
  • IWCF Wellcontrol certificate
  • Minimum 8-10 years industry experience, with at least 3 years experience as a Driller on an offshore rig and at least 2 years experience as a Tour Pusher
  • Cyber chair and joy stick experience
  • Learns quickly and adapts to new problems and situations
  • Is a relentless and versatile learner
  • Pursues everything with energy, drive and a need to finish
  • Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Is personally committed to continuous improvement
  • Listens and is able to communicate effectively with supervisors and peers
  • Must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor-priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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