Driller (Angola) local and expat candidates considered




JOB TITLE:                Driller (Deepwater Drillship located in Angola – local and expat candidates considered)


REPORTING TO:     Toolpusher/Tourpusher


LOCATION:           Offshore


Please read this section first:


To be considered for this role, at a minimum the candidate must possess the following licenses and/or training, which will have a least 6 additional months of validity at the time of CV submittal:


o   OGUK or STCW compliant Health Certificate.


o   Basic Safety Training (OPITO approved BOSIET, STCW Basic Training w/HUET, or CBSP w/HUET is the minimum requirement)


o    IWCF Well Control, Driller, Combined, Level 3*Note: Some training schools are not acceptable. Seadrill will make final determination upon reviewing candidate’s credentials.


o   Please ensure that relevant certificates and licenses are submitted at the same time as the candidate CV


·         Special Requirements/Restrictions to be listed here:

o    If this section is blank, no additional or special requirements other than standard industry experience for the role and rig type


The candidate must possess the relevant technical experience for this role, and additionally possess:

o    A strong leadership and communication ability

o    A good ability to speak, read and write English

o    A strong sense of accountability and ownership for performance and safety of crew and rig

All candidates who pass initial CV screening and possess the basic certifications and licenses are required to complete online psychometric assessments. The results will be used by Seadrill as part of overall screening.

o    Assessments must be completed prior to any further screening or interviews.

o    Candidates will be notified via email if they are chosen to take the assessment.

o    The assessment needs to be completed within 5 days in order to ensure an efficient and timely screening process. If the candidate is not able to take the assessment within that time period, please let Seadrill know.

o    It is critical that the candidate read and follow the directions that are sent with the assessment link. Failure to follow the instructions may result in lower assessment results.




Responsible for the safe and efficient execution of all well and drilling activities and actively supervise the drilling crew.


1.2 QHSE


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:

·         And owner of the well integrity at all times.

·         Directing all activities related to drilling operations in accordance to the drilling program.

·         Monitoring the well bore condition, interpret and respond to down hole conditions.

·         Securing of the well during an emergency or well control situation.

·         Executing well kill operations as per instructions from Seadrill supervisors.

·         Conducting well and drilling activities as directed by the Tool pusher/Tour pusher.

·         The drill floor is never left unattended when connected to a well.

·         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.

·         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 supervisors, client and company.

·         Assist with preparation for future drilling operations.

·         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.




Responsible for/ensure:

·         Operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment.

·         That the first line maintenance of drilling equipment is performed and recorded.




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




·         As per Seadrill training and competence directives.




This section describes requirements deemed necessary for this position in the respective region and are considered as additions to the requirements outlined in Section 1.


The requirements in Section 1 are to be considered minimum corporate requirements and deviations from same are to be handled in accordance to the Directive for Handling of non-conformities.

To apply for this job please visit seadrill.csod.com.