Assistant Driller

  • Full Time
  • Offshore


Assistant Driller

Assist the Driller with the safe and efficient execution of all well and drilling activities.

Job Category:
Operations (Offshore)
Location: Khobar
Rig Type: JackUp
Rig Name: West Ariel / West Cressida / West Leda



Responsible for/ensure:

·       Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.

·       Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.

·       Compliance with applicable laws.

·       That all relevant personnel are adequately trained in handling emergencies.

·       That all emergency equipment is in good condition and configured as required.

·       Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.

·       All relevant governing documents are revised as and when required.

·       Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanness.

·       Assume the safety role as per station bill and emergency preparedness plan.

·       Contribute with OBS card reporting.


Assist with:

·       verifying client drilling program vs. Seadrill requirements

·       Seadrill training, certification and competence compliance management


Participate in:

·       Meeting activities in a proactive and constructive manner.

·       Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required.




Responsible for/ensure:

·       Organizing crews and equipment for ongoing and upcoming operations.

·       All relevant governing documents are adhered to by direct reports

·       All relevant governing documents are revised as and when required

·       That clear daily operational guidelines are provided to all direct reports

·       That the plans for upcoming operations are known to the crew

·       Visible leadership by spending time in the field and monitoring daily operations

·       All drills and checks are conducted as required

·       All applicable reports and logs as required by Driller, client and company are maintained.

·       Thorough handovers are provided at each daily change of shift.

·       Subordinates are trained in order to make them suitable for a higher position.

·       Other duties are performed as and when required and/or directed by his/her direct supervisor.


Assist with:

·       Well kill operations as per instructions from Seadrill supervisors.

·       Preparation for future drilling operations




Responsible for/ensure:

·       Operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment.

·       That the drilling equipment is maintained including first line maintenance and maintenance is recorded.

·       Measure and record all critical dimensions of down hole equipment to be run in the well.

·       All tubular’s, handling gear and other equipment required for the well operations are prepared.




·       As per Corporate and Regional specific Delegation of Authority matrices.

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