Assistant Driller
Stena Drilling
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
1d ago

Roles & Responsibilities will include but are not limited to :

  • Control of all operations performed under their supervision ensuring they are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring the Floorman and Derrickman are correctly deployed for ongoing and upcoming operations, and that they are familiar with the equipment in use and its safe operation.
  • Verifying the position of the valves on all circuits and on the choke manifold at the beginning of their shift.
  • Ensure Daily Inspection of Derrick / Mast is performed.
  • Ensure drilling operations are carried out as defined in the approved Operator’s Instructions and Drilling Programme, and the operations are executed in accordance with Stena’s Drilling Operation Manual and RSWMs.
  • Responsible for ensuring the Drilling Crew perform Planned Maintenance on drilling equipment thoroughly and timely, and that it is recorded on the PM sheets.
  • Carry out daily checks to include ensuring the choke manifold is properly lined up for the current operation.
  • Carry out derrick inspections and Dropped Object Checks thoroughly and timely, documenting the results and ensuring any anomalies are reported and rectified.
  • Complete sections of Daily Drilling Reports as directed by the Driller.
  • Calculate and record drilling line ton miles.
  • Complete casing check lists.
  • Maintain an accurate pipe tally.
  • Maintain an accurate and complete record of all equipment which enters the well.
  • Update the pre-kick sheet.
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • Previous operational experience on a 6th Generation, Deep Water Drilling Drillship
  • Previous experience of Managed Pressure Drilling
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and supervisory skills
  • Valid IWCF Well Control Level 3 Certificate
  • To allow us to review suitability accurately, applicants are encouraged to detail the specific units and types that they have experience working on, on their CV.

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