Company: Parker Drilling Management Services Inc
Skills: Crane Operator
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: New Iberia, Louisiana, United States
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A Crane Operator handles the equipment and supplies that are sent to the rig. This position is responsible for supporting the Company's drilling projects by safely performing various tasks throughout the rig site.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Safely operate hydraulic, friction, and pneumatic cranes to unload and backload supplies, equipment and personnel to and from vessels being mindful of sea and/ or weather conditions.
  • Must be capable of quickly evacuating the facility to avoid injury during emergencies. Must also provide assistance with regard to rescue operation for injuries or overcome personnel.
  • As needed, will relocate drill pipe, supplies and equipment.
  • Plan and prepare for job maintenance and regularly maintain crane and subsequent equipment.
  • Accurately maintain rig inventory and complete paperwork for incoming/ outgoing items to include, but not limited to incoming supplies, materials, etc.
  • Train and supervise Roustabouts.
  • Assist other crew members whenever necessary, and maintains clean rig environment.
  • Must be aware of weight limitations and capacity of loading equipment. Must have proper Class A Crane Operator certification.
  • Accurately perform daily/ weekly crane inspection and communicate issues or potential safety hazards for prompt resolution.
  • Possess the ability to decide to load and unload personnel and equipment depending on sea and/ or weather conditions.
  • Place crane boom in stowed position before leaving crane for any reason.
  • Possesses knowledge of Haz Com Program.
  • Assist with maintaining safety equipment including fire extinguishers, fire hoses, life jackets and etc.
  • Maintain safety standard and procedures, use permit to work system and keep work area in safe working condition. Responsible to conduct pre-job meeting, review and revise if necessary JSA's prior to conducting task.
  • Abide by Company policies, procedures and best practices at all times.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Note: Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed at any time at the discretion of your manager, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A High School diploma (or GED) is preferred, but not required.
  • Requires at least 5 years verifiable work experience. Must possess the necessary experience to safely and accurately perform the functions of the job as shown above.
  • Must possess necessary licenses, certificates to safely perform the functions of a crane operator including operation and maintenance of crane.
  • Must have knowledge of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with hand and power tools.


  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess basic math skills.
  • Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials (maximum 100 pounds), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, working at elevated heights, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, crawling, reaching high and low, and repetitive twisting or pressure, involving wrist and hands. Hearing, seeing (including depth perception and peripheral vision), ability of rapid mental coordination simultaneously. Must be able to tolerate continuous vibrations and elevated noise levels as well as tolerate wearing personal protective equipment, including, but not limited to, a hard hat, steel toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness. Mentally alert for entire regular shift.



Parker Drilling is a global drilling company providing drilling services, project management and rental tools to the energy industry.  Parker’s primary business segment is drilling services with 38 rigs in international locations and 19 rigs in the United States Gulf of Mexico.


The Company’s international rig fleet consists of barge rigs and related operations in the Caspian Sea, Nigeria and Mexico, as well as land rigs and related operations in a total of 15 countries.  Parker’s U.S. rig fleet operates in the transition zone of the Gulf of Mexico.


Founded in 1934, the Company moved it headquarters to Houston, Texas from Tulsa, Oklahoma in September 2001.  Customers include major, independent and national oil and gas companies.  Quail Tools has four U.S. locations where it is a leading provider of specialized rental equipment for drilling and workover operations. Office and yard locations include New Iberia, Louisiana; Victoria and Odessa, Texas; and Evanston, Wyoming.