Provide utility support for the operation of equipment on the rig floor.This includes assembling and disassembling drilling pipe, raising and lowering equipment, and assisting in maintaining and repairing equipment.
Reports directly to the Driller and where appropriate the Assistant Driller.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of co-workers.
Participate in rig safety meetings and other rig safety programs.
Follow correct lock-out, tag-out procedures.
Show commitment to Ensco safety culture through personal behavior and willingness to influence others.
Operations / Equipment
Assemble and disassembles the bottom hole drilling tool assembly.
Assemble drill string onto the bottom hole assembly.
Disassemble the drill string by unthreading connecting lengths of pipe.
Transfer joints of tubular pipe, drill stem, collars and casing to and from the drill floor and catwalks or pipe racks.
Assist in rigging up well control equipment.
Perform tasks at shakers and mud tanks
monitoring pit level fluid loss or gain
Assist in preparation for rig moves and rig-ups.
Perform preventative maintenance and repair on drilling machinery, mud pumps tongs, slips, wire rope, BOP equipment and hoisting units.
Ensures activities are conducted in compliance with Company Permit to Work System.
Maintains appropriate logs and records in accordance with company, regulatory, and certification agencies requirements.
Responsible for creating an environment in which open communications concerning safety issues can occur at the appropriate levels in the organization for appropriate action and resolution.
Qualifications and EXPERIENCE
Six months experience as a Roustabout for Ensco or six months experience as a Roughneck for another drilling company.
Completion of all training and certification requirements for Floorhand.These will vary by unit location according to local requirements and regulations.
Specific unit requirements will be found in local job specification procedures and guidelines.
Completion of Secondary or High School education is preferred.