Company: Parker Drilling Management Services Inc
Skills: Driller, Floorhand / Roughneck, Roustabout
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: New Iberia, Louisiana, United States
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This position is responsible for supporting the Company's drilling projects by safely performing various manual tasks throughout the rig site.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Trips pipe (consists of using slips, tongs and elevators), following the three step rule while tripping pipe. Lines up choke or kill manifold and makes connections while drilling.
  • 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.
  • Nipples BOP's -- up and down.
  • Assists in mixing drilling mud or lost circulation material and chemicals, and acts as Flag Crane Operator or Driller when Operator cannot see loads.
  • Shaker duties: Monitors mud weight, viscosity and sand content while drilling. Monitor pressures on desander, desilter and mud cleaner. Assist in moving elephant trunk and circulating hoses in shale barge.
  • Performs general maintenance of drawworks, rotary transmission, and rotary table oils.
  • Performs chipping and painting on rig floor, loads and off-loads pipe, assists in rig movement (help with rig-up / rig-down), and rig maintenance.
  • Inspections of all safety equipment, TIW valve, inside BOP valve, choke manifold and accumulator unit.
  • Monitors hole fill-ups while pulling out of hole, lining up trip tanks, runs air/hydraulic hoist (lowering and lifting), checks for leaks on BOP stack, and measures pipe.
  • Checks snub lines, pull lines, shackles, and cable clamps to see that they are in good condition.
  • Checks dies in slips and tongs, fluid level in Koomey Unit, and all safety and riding belts to make sure they are in good condition.
  • Mixes sack chemicals, runs casing, tags casing through V-door, and unhooks cables from casing, tubing and drill pipes.
  • Operate the air hoist to assist with moving heavy loads.
  • Responds to emergency situations including, but not limited to, wellbore influxes, hydrogen sulfide detection and major mechanical or structural failures.
  • Must be capable of quickly evacuating the facility to avoid injury during emergencies, assists in rescue operations for injuries or overcome personnel.
  • Assists with repairs and maintenance of large mud pumps, shale shaker, desander, desilter, and degasser units.
  • Responsible for moving joints of casing to the catwalk during casing job. Assists with attaching casing to pick-up lines so casing can be lifted to the rig floor.
  • Responsible for rolling drill pipe to or from catwalk, attaching or detaching the pick-up lines, and using drill pipe tongs, spinning chain, air spinners, slips, as well as handling drill pipe joints.
  • Loading/ unloading equipment from barge, possibly in rough condition and at night.
  • Cleans the mast and substructure with a high-pressure steam cleaning unit. Scrubs and paints mast, substructure, etc.
  • 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 Scholl diploma (or GED) is preferred, but not required.
  • Requires no less than 6 month verifiable work experience in industry. Must possess the necessary experience to safely and accurately perform the functions of the job as shown above


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.



Must be able to work 12 hours per day, 14 days on and 14 days off. Will be required to work 12 hour shift without checking cell phone. Will be required to travel various dock location along the Gulf Coast for crew change. You may be subject to extreme temperatures during winter and summer months. Exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, (such as tanks, pits, vessels, etc.) chemicals, mud, mud additive, grease and oils. Will be required to work from ladders/ scaffolds, and other various heights. Will be required to work with teams of employees and working alone.



  • Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.
  • Responsible for safety of self and other in vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guest.
  • Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
  • Do not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively work with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.
  • Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure.
  • As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.This position requires satisfactory completion of a job application, background check investigation for criminal convictions, and passing of a pre-employment physical/drug screen and fitness for duty test.



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.