Company: Puglisevich Skills: Driller Experience: 2 + Years Education: High School/Secondary Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Status: Active No location/work authorization restrictions found.


REPORTS TO: Toolpusher


SUPERVISES: Assistant Driller/Derrickhand/Pumphand/Floorhand


LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland

TYPE OF RIG: DP3 Self Propelled, Semi Submersible MODU, 6th Generation RAM Rig


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-Time, Temporary

JOB SUMMARY:  Operate drilling equipment as instructed in the well program and Standing Instructions to Drill (SID) in a manner that complies with Company policies and procedures and the Driller’s Key Responsibilities.  Apply Company core values


High School Diploma or Equivalent 
2+ years Experience on 6th generation dual activity, cyber based semi submersible rig
2 years as an Assistant Driller in Cyber Chair for deep-water offshore drilling operations
Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
1+ years Experience as a Driller on a Ram Rig
Experience with MH Drillview or similar drilling control systems
Successful completion of at least one Driller Assessment (Offshore)
Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
Valid Well Control Supervisor certificate
Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit
Advanced computer skills

Operate all equipment at the Driller’s console in a safe manner; maintain a clean, tidy, and hazard free condition on the drill floor and associated areas
Monitor the well condition at all times (i.e. depth, mud weight, weight on bit).  Recognize, interpret and respond to down hole conditions
Perform drilling-related operations such as directional drilling, working stuck pipe, running and cementing casing strings, coring, fishing, and assisting in wireline logging, well testing, and other special operations
Supervise and direct operations in the picking up or laying down of tubular and all drilling-related equipment
Maintain accurate record of tubular and tool dimensions (i.e. internal and external diameter, fish neck, and serial numbers
Ensure that the solid control equipment and mud mixing operations are being monitored constantly
Inform Toolpusher/Senior Toolpusher and Client Representative if a deviation from planned operation occurs
Keep accurate records of fluid displacement when tubular is run in/pulled out of well
Complete the IADC daily drilling report (GMS) at the end of each tour
Hold pre-tour meeting with the drilling crew for all drilling operations
Secure the well during an emergency or well control situation; assist in the well-killing operations
Supervise the lubrication and maintenance o all drilling and associated equipment and ensure it is carried out in accordance with the Preventative Maintenance System (RMS)
Maintain equipment files, drilling logs and records; perform all technical calculations required to carry out drilling operations
Assist during the running and retrieving of marine risers and BOP stack
Assist in the planning, organization and supervision of rig move operations
Ensure that subordinates understand and apply guidelines of the Company Quality & HSE Policy Statements and rig-specific procedures
Inform the Toolpusher/Senior Toolpusher of any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations
Actively participate in the weekly meetings, FOCUS Improvement Process, and all other Company safety management system
Incorporate the THINK process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team
Participate in the START process
Ensure that subordinate personnel are properly trained in THINK and START
Ensure that DROPS inspections are conducted as per the rig’s DROPS inspection program
Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
Demonstrate commitment to the Company’s safety policies through the consistent application of leadership and guidance
Ensure that drills and exercises involving the use of all types of lifesaving, fire fighting and other safety equipment are conducted regularly
Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig
Promote and maintain a good working relationship with other departments, third-party personnel and Customer Representatives
Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix
Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process
Mentor, coach, develop and train crew members to ensure to ensure that they are competent to work at their next job level
Provide leadership and motivation to the drilling crews. Apply continuous improvement process
Mentor the Assistant Driller and deputize when operations, security of well, and personnel safety are not at risk
Assist in training to ensure that all personnel are competent to perform their allocated jobs
Apply appropriate accountability regarding recognition; recommend promotion or disciplinary action up to and including discharge

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

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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