Technical Training Specialist (Training Instructor/Mentor/CAMS Assessor)


Technical Training Specialist (Training Instructor/Mentor/CAMS Assessor)  (

Requisition ID

: 23000070)



JOB Summary

Responsible for training the rig crews on new program revisions and rig equipment.  Must train personnel safely and efficiently to meet the Company and Customer’s expectations.


• Provide simulator based driller training as outlined in the class curriculum.

• Support HSE training requirements for DIT accredited programs.

• Provide lead support to program development and support other trainers in the department.
• Regularly update classroom and field material to reflect rapid changes in the industry.
• ensuring a first class working relationship and communication with the contracting company personnel
• Maximize rig performance by ensuring all personnel are competent to perform assigned tasks through hands on training and observation.
• Provide documentation to include completed competencies to the District Trainer for uploading in to personnel training records.
• Develop a positive working relationship with rig crews to promote a climate conducive for training.
• Demonstrate trouble shooting techniques to reduce down time

• Exercise good cost control practices.
• Submit weekly time sheet.
• Submit travel expenses monthly as required
• Other duties as required by the Training Supervisor



MInimum qualifications / SKILLS

• Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a Driller for Nabors Drilling USA or 4 years of experience as a Technical Trainer or equivalent for another drilling company
• Must possess strong knowledge of Windows and Microsoft office computer systems
• Ability to communicate effectively with employees and management via verbal, written or e-mail methods
• Must have a competent knowledge level of rig equipment and company procedures
• Must possess a good working knowledge of rigging procedures.
• General knowledge of safety and environmental regulations/requirements
• Ability to wear respiratory protective devices
• Maintain compliance as outlined in training matrix.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for interaction at all levels of the organization.
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Excellent inter-personal skills.
• Must be capable of making travel arrangements online for work assignments in the lower 48 states or abroad if needed.

• First Aid and CPR trained

• Attention span to stay alert and attentive for up to 12 hour tour.
• Able to work 35  days on and 35 days off, including holidays, weekends and or days and nights.
• Able to work well with others while working in a close environment for extended periods of time.
• Make important judgment decisions that affect the safety of the crew during training
• Must have knowledge of emergency shut-in procedures and be able to respond to any emergency efficiently although in the training capacity, the trainer would be deemed non-essential.

  • High school diploma or recognized equivalent
  • AC and/or SCR Rig experience

preferred qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree


physical requirements / working conditions

• Able to stand or stand and walk throughout the tour while wearing steel toed boots. Occasionally climb steep stairs and walking on steel decking as well as gravel, board roads and area that can be covered in drilling fluids, mud, snow and ice.
• Must be able to stand or stand and walk for a minimum of 2 hours at any one time without the ability to sit or otherwise get off his / her feet.
• Must be able to maintain a variety of postures including stooping, squatting, kneeling or crawling.
• Must be able to repetitively climb stairs and ladders as well as be able to lift and carry items weighing upwards of 35 lbs.




Primary Location

: International-United Arab Emirates-All-UAE – EXPAT/TCN

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