Skills: Rig Manager
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Neuquén, Argentina
No location/work authorization restrictions found.
Oversees supervisory and all other personnel on drilling rig, with responsibility for employment (hiring/terminating). Ultimately responsible for safe operations on the rig.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
-- Supervises and ensures safety of drilling crew as well as effective and efficient operations.
-- Responsible for coordinating and delivery of rig supplies, drilling tools, fuel, pipe, etc.
-- Ensures that Company preventive maintenance procedures are implemented and observed.
-- Responsible for implementation and adherence to Company training/safety programs, assuring that each new employee is appropriately trained.
-- Responsible for enforcement and clarification of Company policies and procedures.
-- Responsible for morale and conduct on the rig.
-- Determines and coordinates optimum drilling conditions based on experience, utilization of data from nearby or similar well and/or optimized drilling programs.
-- Responsible for periodic scheduled rig inspections and filing of all pertinent reports.
-- Responsible for knowing state of repair concerning drill pipe/collars, BOP equipment, etc., in coordination with Field Superintendent/Operations Manager
-- Maintains and disseminates information on rig equipment and drill string performance or failures. Such information can be utilized to improve equipment, its utility, care and maintenance practices and improve the economics of drilling.
-- Has direct or indirect responsibility for staffing of the rig.
-- Trains and assists the Driller in training the crews in safe working practices, proper operations, and care and maintenance of the drilling equipment.
-- Directs rig crews in setting up and operating power units, drawworks and other drilling equipment.
-- Assists Company training and safety director in rig surveys and weekly safety meetings.
-- Supervises Drillers and other positions below that level.
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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
-- High school diploma (or GED) is preferred, but not required.
-- 2+ years experience on a drilling rig in Driller position.
-- To work as a Toolpusher internationally, 7-10 years of drilling experience is required.
-- Must be able to have a working knowledge of English.
-- Basic math (equivalent to a high school education) is necessary.
-- Must good reasoning ability and common sense.
-- Must remain calm in emergency situations to ensure safety of crew.
-- Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.
-- Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws, regulations and company's safety policies
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
-- Current Well Control Certificate is required. Must be updated immediately upon expiration.
-- Other certificates (H2S, Fire Fighting, Offshore Survival, etc.) may be required by the Company or the customer.
The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 50 pounds. Hearing, seeing ability to include depth perception, peripheral vision and rapid mental coordination. It is required to be mentally alert for entire regular shift.
This position may work in various locations - both in the U.S. and internationally. Some locations may be subject to extreme temperatures, hostile environments, civil unrest, etc. Also, travel to and from work location may require extended layovers in unfamiliar locations. Potential for exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, chemicals, grease and oil, working with ladder/scaffolds, working with hands in water, and working alone. Parker Drilling will supply adequate training and equipment to meet the functions of the job.
* Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.
* Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.
* 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.