Company: Nabors Drilling International Gulf FZE Skills: Rig Mechanic Other Skills: Prefers candidate with 3000HP brakehandle rig, Canrig TDS experience Experience: 10 + Years Education: High School/Secondary Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee Salary: Competitive Location: Kazakhstan Status: Active No location/work authorization restrictions found.

The Senior Rig Mechanic is responsible for the inspection, maintenance and field repair of all machinery and mechanical equipment on the rig, logistics equipment and camp in accordance with Nabors Rig Management System (RMS).



To ensure that all operation of machinery and mechanical equipment is carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with the manufacturers’ specifications
To maintain all machinery and mechanical equipment on the rig and camp in accordance with Nabors planned maintenance system and to manufacturers’ specifications
To carry out unscheduled repairs to machinery and mechanical equipment at the rig site and camp
To liaise with the Rig Manager, Driller and Electrician to schedule major overhauls of rig equipment
To ensure the availability of adequate spare parts for mechanical equipment through the inventory system, both for routine maintenance and to cover unscheduled maintenance or replacements
To ensure that all fuels, lubricants, gases, paints and any hazardous materials are properly stored and handled at rig site and campsite


Personally responsible for own safety and conducting ones self to the standards of Nabors Policies and Procedures
Carry out all duties in the safest possible manner and ensure that personal protective equipment (PPE) is used correctly
Take personal responsibility for, and demonstrate leadership in, HSE. Play a leading role in safety meetings and the safety program
Supervise the activities of the Rig Welder
Enact the planned maintenance program for rig machinery and mechanical equipment, including mobile equipment
Work with the Driller and other crew members to ensure that the rig is operated in accordance within the design parameters and in conformance with all aspects of Nabors RMS
Conduct visual, and where possible functional, inspections of equipment both prior to use and at periodic intervals
Take responsibility for planned maintenance, certification, record-keeping and reporting
Maintain all required records, documentation and certification of machinery, mechanical and fire fighting equipment for rig and camp and produce accurate and timely reports on use of this equipment
Ensure that lock-out and tag-out procedures are fully complied with at rig site and campsite
Maintain and update all rig and camp drawings and diagrams
Supervise the dismantling, packaging and preparation of mechanical equipment for rig moves, including re-assembly at new locations
Establish a culture of continuous improvement in operations and demonstrate results in this regard. Work with the other members of the rig crew to develop improved practices which will positively impact on rig performance
Regularly inspect and maintain the certification of all handling and lifting equipment at rig site
Manage, in conjunction with the Warehouseman, the inventory of spares and replacement parts for mechanical equipment and initiate material requests and material transfers as required
Conduct routine maintenance and scheduled overhauls of rig prime movers, and make recommendations for improved practices
Prepare the rig and camp equipment for stacking out, when required, in accordance with the provisions of the RMS and contribute to preparation of the stack-out report
Make provisions for utilities (air, water, fuel, etc.) to meet third party service companies’ requirements at rig site and provide emergency repairs to their equipment where possible
Provide on-the-job training for the Welder and Mechanical Helpers
Maintain the validity of personal certification and training together for the Rig Welder
Ensure understanding of, and compliance with, Nabors permit to work system

Today, Nabors owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the United States and numerous international markets. With operations in 28 countries, Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout many of the most significant oil and gas markets. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors’ highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.
As of April 16, 2018, Nabors’ assets include:

407 land drilling rigs
31 offshore platform rigs



Nabors is ranked in the Global Top 30 in Rigzone’s Ideal Employer Rankings – find out more here.

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