Directional Driller

New Tech Global Staffing
Houston, Texas, United States
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3 + Years Experience

Company: New Tech Global Staffing
Skills: Directional Driller
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: 35/hour, per diem, housing
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Status: Active

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.

Located in region: North America


New Tech Global Staffing is seeking Directional Drilling Consultants for a client. These are contract opportunities based in Texas, Oklahoma, Pennslyvania, and Colorado. Please note these positions do not have a rotation. Housing and per diem is provided.


  • Lead and provide supervision of the directional drilling operation at the wellsite
  • Ensure the desired directional path and drilling targets are achieved in a safe and economic manner
  • Responsible for the operation, inspection, and management of motors and downhole tools at the wellsite
  • Responsible for the generation and content of daily and Final Well reports on services performed
  • Competence to troubleshoot and resolve problems, including switching out bits, replacing MWD tools, accessing component wear and tear, motor weakness and any other failures
  • Responsible for maintaining well profile plots and providing customer with directional survey data
  • Collaborates with the MWD team to ensure BHA specification and engineering optimization parameters are realized
  • Responsible for all communication from wellsite with internal personnel and customer representatives on location
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Safety and the Environment
  • Perform standard directional drilling calculations including projections, survey computations, and bit hydraulics
  • Make recommendations to achieve best possible directional performance including bit and BHA recommendations
  • Self-sufficient, ability to work under demanding conditions


  • Minimum 3 years DD experience utilizing Mud Motors
  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent
  • Strong written and oral English communication skills
  • 5+ years' experience in downhole oilfield services
  • Candidates must hold a valid driver's license and clean motor vehicle record
  • Must pass 10-year background, hair follicle and physical.
  • Ability to be on call 24 hours per day 7 days a week
  • Proficient with Microsoft suites and Agresso
  • Ability to use a computer for accessing and sending e-mail, opening and revising documents, record data, etc.
  • Competence in the specifics of RSS directional drilling
  • Additional experience as an MWD operator and/or GWD specialist, or downhole drilling tools
  • Estimated hours: 91 hours/week