Company: Parker Wellbore
Location: New Iberia
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Parker Wellbore helps energy companies accomplish their drilling
and production goals efficiently, reliably, and safely. Our global
team supports oil and gas operators with innovative land and
offshore drilling services, premium rental tools and well services,
and advanced operations and management support. Founded in 1934,
Parker Wellbore helps customers manage their costs and mitigate
their risks, to achieve their operational goals in a safe and
efficient manner. With experience in both harsh-environment regions
and complex drilling situations, you can trust Parker Wellbore to
get the job done.
The Driller is a first line supervisor whose main duties are to
direct and instruct the crew in the proper way to perform their
duties and assigned tasks. This position is responsible for all
operations pertaining to the drilling and completion of the well,
including the circulating, rotating, hoisting, well control
systems. It is the Driller's responsibility to ensure that the work
is performed safely, efficiently and according to procedure. The
driller also takes total ownership of everything on the rig
Provide visible leadership with a Total Ownership attitude. Owns
Supervise and ensure the safety of drilling crew as well as
efficient operations during tour of duty.
Enforce, clarify, and follow Company policies, standards, and
Follow the client's daily drilling plans.
Promote operational excellence through procedural discipline.
Ensure crews achieve Company and client competency standards.
Train and supervise crew members on standard operating procedures
to include, but not limited to, proper care and maintenance of the
rig and drill string, including lubrication of equipment and
Delegate work effectively with a clear definition of requirements
Responsible for morale and order within crew.
Ensure Authorized To Operate (ATO) and Approved Competent Operator
(ACO) are applied and followed.
Ensure timely completion of accurate reports required by Company
and client (including but not limited to daily drilling reports,
pre-tour reports, hand-over notes, etc.).
Update the well control board on a tourly basis.
Maintain complete records of all tools and tubular run into the
hole while drilling and/or reaming (including made up lengths, tool
joints OD, ID, serial numbers).
Track rotating hours on tubular/BHA/Tools.
Maintain records of footage drilled, location and nature of strata
penetrated, materials and tools used, services rendered and time
Monitor drilling parameters and alarm systems.
Monitor hole fill operations while tripping, logging, cutting
drilling line or running casing.
Record pickup, slack-off, rotating weights, and other drilling
Operate drilling equipment
Maintain and adjust machinery in order to ensure proper
Ensure floor and crown savers are function-tested and that testing
results are recorded tourly.
Ensure proper alignment of choke manifold and BOP remote
Ensure performance of daily checks on FOSV, Kelly cock valve, IBOP,
Secure well during well control events, emergencies and drills.
Install and record pressure testing of BOPE.
Ensure rig equipment and locations are secured prior to rig
Comply with emergency response plan or Work Safe Procedure during
emergencies and/or drills.
Perform additional duties, responsibilities, and special projects
as may be directed. Carries out an inspection of the operation
control instrumentation, automatic and safety devices, condition of
Necessary qualifications, skills and abilities
Able to identify and understand functionality of various rig
Able to identify and understand functionality of various tubular
sizes and thread types.
Knowledgeable and proficient in basic rigger's role to ensure safe
lifting operations are performed.
Knowledgeable of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with
hand and power tools.
Knowledgeable of and capable of operating gantry cranes, tubular
Can demonstrate knowledge and be able to function the following
Diverter, Well head, BOP and associated control equipment
Automated pipe handling equipment
Drilling control (Break Handle) and safety systems
Anti-collision surface equipment systems
Can demonstrate knowledge and execution of the following
Drilling and well operations
Well integrity and well control
Dropped objects prevention
Line of fire, exclusion zone and safe zone operations
Pipe measurement, number, strapping and tallying of pipes
Tripping and back reaming
Running casing and completions
Troubleshooting downhole problems and equipment failures
Should have good verbal communication skills and be able to
effectively communicate in English with staff, management,
customers and vendors.
Must possess sound reasoning skills, common sense and the ability
to follow directions.
Must possess basic mathematical skills (equivalent to a high school
education) and be proficient in rig math.
Education, experience, and certifications:
High School diploma is required.
Must be able to obtain appropriate offshore or, onshore
Should have at least 6 years of work experience as a Driller.
secondary vocational education; admission to perform work on
drilling wells over 5,000 meters deep, horizontal wells over 2,000
meters deep or when drilling wells with submersible drilling rig;
certificate of Driller 8th grade and certificate of Workover
Driller 8th grade (if required) Having minimum 2 years work
experience working on a rig Basic information on the geology of
oilfields and technology for the development of oil, gas, and
other; - Engineering and geological program flow diagram; -
Geological cross-section of the drilled area, information on well
People Management Provides team with a clear sense of direction and
objectives; creates a stable and re-assuring work atmosphere;
supports employment development through coaching, Highly integrated
with strategic talent management processes including performance
management, succession planning, talent development, and
engagement/retention, etc. Get results through people.
Effective Communication Communicates in a clear, precise and
structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; listens
attentively and objectively.
Personal Accountability Demonstrates enthusiasm for and commitment
to the position and accepts responsibility for personal actions.
Takes pride in the job. Actively engages in professional
self-development opportunities. Demonstrates professionalism and
emotional intelligence across situations.
Flawless Execution Clearly defines priorities and objectives. Uses
a systematic approach with commitment and determination to achieve
high quality results. Capably leads the business day-to-day and
evaluates the risks and rewards new opportunities present.
Physical demands and work environment
Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Ability to work around moving machinery
Ability to perform under stress, under pressure, and/or in
Lift, carry, and move objects of up to 50 pounds.
Operate machinery and/or power tools.
Ability to walk on uneven ground (gravel, rocks, mounds, ice)
Wear personal protective equipment, including but not limited to
hard hat, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators,
safety glasses, goggles and full body harness.
Frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull, reach, and
use repetitive wrist and hand movements.
Ability to ascend and descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, and/or
ramps while carrying tools requiring a reasonable degree of
physical stamina and agility and involving moderate to severe
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions (Cold or Heat)
Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, meet
deadlines, reason logically, and make sound decisions.
Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written
directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and
Ability to work in hazardous conditions
Ability to work at heights (scaffolding or ladders)
Exposure to vibration (oscillating movements of the extremities or
Ability to work in noisy environments
Ability to work as a team, communicate and interact with others in
a professional manner, and consider alternative and diverse
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
Parker Wellbore provides equal opportunity for all people and will
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status,
national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic
information, military service, veteran's status or any other
characteristic protected by applicable law.
If an applicant has a disability, the applicant may request
accommodations when needed to enable that person to perform their
essential job functions or to allow that person to participate in
Keywords: Parker Wellbore, Lafayette , Driller, Other , New Iberia, Louisiana
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!