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  • Posted: Apr 15, 2019
    Deadline: May 12, 2019
  • Benedetto is one of the top-tier staffing, training and consulting services company providing recruitment and supply services to clients and individuals globally. The firm has established an impeccable track record of providing key individuals to organizations. Our clients include large multinationals, consultancy, large local groups and up and coming bus...
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    Driller - Jack Up

     Our client a jack-up drilling contractor with operations in West Africa, North Africa, Mediterranean, the Middle East, India and South East Asia are recruiting a Driller with Jack Up experience to join one of their many rigs in Lagos, Nigeria.

    We are looking for nationals or locals working in Nigeria for this role.

    • Operate all equipment at the Driller’s console in a safe manner – maintain a clean, tidy and hazard free condition on the drill floor and associated area.
    • Monitor the well condition at all times (i.e. depth, mud weight, weight on bit. Interpret and respond to downhole conditions.
    • Perform drilling related operations.
    • Supervise and directs operations in the picking up or laying down of tubular and all drilling related equipment.
    • Inform Toolpusher/Senior Toolpusher and Client Representative if a deviation from planned operation occurs.
    • Complete the IADC daily drilling report at the end of each tour.
    • Hold pre-job meeting with the drilling crew for all non-routine drilling operations.
    • Secure the well during an emergency or well control situation – assist in the well killing operations.
    • Supervise the lubrication and maintenance of all drilling and associated equipment it is carried out in accordance to the Preventive Maintenance system.
    • Maintain equipment files, drilling logs and records – perform all technical calculations required to carry out drilling operations.
    • Assist in the planning, organization and supervision of rig move operations.


    • Experience working in a jack-up Rig.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education.
    • Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit basic computer skills.

    Method of Application

     If this sounds like the right opportunity for you then please send your CV in WORD format to and we’ll be happy to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

    No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. Benedetto is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

    If you have not heard back after 2 weeks from your application, unfortunately you have not been successful in making the next stage of our recruitment process.

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