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Asssistant Driller 620 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation


From 0 to 2010
University of Port Harcourt
B.A Linguistics and Communications Studies


Assistant Driller
Lonestar Drilling Nigeria Limited
January 2011 - Present Day (6 years 6 months)
Perform the drilling department's daily checklists, i.e. QHSE checks, mast/Derrick inspection, choke and kill manifold set up, etc. Maintain accurate records of tubular and tool dimensions (i.e. internal and external diameter, fish neck, and serial numbers). Calculate ton-miles on drilling line; maintain an accurate logbook and advise the Driller on the need to slip and cut. Maintain an organized drilling equipment store and tubular and subs inventory. Maintain proper communication with the Driller, Toolpusher, and other departmental heads. Read and interpret various gauges and meters relating to the drilling operations; assist the Driller in maintaining records and logs. Actively participate in pre-tour meeting with the drilling crew for all drilling operations. Assist with the preparation of equipment. Assist the Driller during an emergency or well control situation; assist in the well killing operations. Assist in supervision of Preventive Maintenance carried out on drilling equipment. Assist in supervision of repairs on drilling and associated equipment. Assist in running and cementing casing strings, running and retrieving BOPs and risers, and other operations as directed by the Driller or Toolpusher. Monitor mud systems and supervise solids control equipment and mud mixing operation. Assist in the planning, organization and execution of rig move operations. Know the clients' rules and Company procedures for well control and blowout prevention.