Company: Puglisevich
Skills: Driller
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

COMPANY/CLIENT: Puglisevich on behalf of Odfjell Drilling

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 121 Kelsey Drive, St. John's, NL A1B 0C7


REPORTS TO: Toolpusher


SUPERVISES: Assistant Driller, Derrickhand, Roughneck

SALARY RANGE: $121,000.00 - $177,000.00 CAD

BENEFITS: Benefits Package Applicable (Medical/Dental Benefits, Travel Insurance), Foreign Service Premium (appliable when employee is travelling outside of Home Country)

LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland, Canada

TYPE OF RIG: DP3 6th Generation Ultra-Deepwater Semi-Submersible, Hercules

ROTATION: 28/28 while in NL

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Contract, Full Time

CONTRACT: Short Term Contract; Estimate 5-6 Months


JOB SUMMARY: Conduct the drilling and well operation in a safe manner according to plans and procedures, including supervision of the drill crew.


  • Drilling Technical Courses or Equivalent
  • 6+ Months' experience as Driller on 6th Generation Ultra-Deepwater AKMH Drawwork Semi-Submersible
  • 2+ year's as Assistant Driller on 6th Generation Ultra-Deepwater Semi- Submersible with AKMH pipe handling equipment.
  • 4+ years previous experience in a role with 6th Generation Ultra-Deepwater Semi-Submersible
  • 3+ years previous experience with AKER and MHWirth equipment
  • HPHT Experience
  • Structured and organized mindset
  • High level of integrity
  • Analytical ability
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background/Pre-Employment Screening Checks






  • Lead the drill crew in accordance with Odfjell' s vision and values.
  • Know all members of your crew.
  • Ensure that all are familiar with the operational plans and own tasks.
  • Take necessary action against unacceptable behaviour.
  • Assign tasks to the drill crew.




  • Perform/ensure on the job training.
  • Be in accordance with competence requirements at all times.
  • Know status on your crew members vs. competence assurance system.
  • Ensure acceptable level of crew competence and act when insufficient.
  • Decide correct tempo on the operation based on crew competence.




  • Execute all drilling and well operations according to written instructions/ plans from Odfjell' s line management.
  • Owner of the well integrity at all times.
  • Ensure that the drilling equipment is operated in a proper manner within its capacity limits and at the correct tempo.
  • Ensure good communication between all involved in the ongoing operation.
  • Not leave the drill floor unless qualified relief is present and ensure that the drillers cabin is manned at all times when connected to a well.
  • Keep the drill floor tidy and clean.
  • Conduct flow checks and/or shut in well.
  • Request assistance from superior personnel.
  • Refuse to operate if instructions/plans are insufficient or substandard to Odfjell' s requirements.
  • Emergency duties according to the unit's emergency organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The above is intended as a summary of the key requirements for the position and is not intended to be complete list of all duties and responsibilities.

It is the objective of Odfjell Drilling to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications, and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents in Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply specifically to this ad.

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Position Requirements Position Driller Location Puglisevich Crews & Services Limited - NL EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Puglisevich provides qualified personnel to drilling contractors, ensuring continued productivity and efficiency on their offshore rigs. At the same time, we offer candidates the chance to start or continue an exciting career in a dynamic and challenging offshore environment!


We specialize in contract and temporary positions, that could potentially to lead to full time positions. Our main goal is for employees to be successful in obtaining full time employment offshore, in an equal time rotation.


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