WTS Energy is the leading Consultant/Manpower Supply company to the international Oil, Gas and Energy industry. We supply Consultants to the Projects and Operations of our Clients. We also perform Outsourcing Services like Project Recruitment Campaigns and Workforce Management in Oil and Gas regions around the world.
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For one of our Clients, we are looking for Directional Drillers for various projects in Africa
The Directional Driller would be involved in the planning, execution and management of all phases of any directional drilling job to assist in delivering services that meet or exceed client expectations. Mobility for commuting is required for this position.
Besides providing technical support at the wellsite, the DD Specialist is also partially responsible for the training and development of any subordinate while at the wellsite.
Manages personal development and stay informed on current technologies and strategies
Responsible for training, coaching and mentoring less experienced DD’s following the fixed step training program
Follows the fixed step training program and competency requirements (if applicable)
Meets and maintains all minimum OFS Safety Training Coefficient (STC) requirements as well as job related STC
Mentors less experienced personnel
Responsible for pre-job planning (equipment and personnel) and mobilization (when necessary)
Demonstrates knowledge of all DD techniques and all surveying methods used in the location
Develops expertise on advanced well planning techniques using Drilling Office
Documents all incident / accident events on the job and at the office in Quest
Assist in providing solutions to drilling issues
When necessary prepare or assist with the preparation of end of well reports / Client’s final product delivery
Acts as the Client’s focal point for drilling operations at the rig site
Effectively manages inventory and supplies required at the well site
Participates actively in knowledge sharing
Ensures all reporting requirements are fulfilled accurately and on a timely basis
When necessary assist with follow up on failures with the maintenance team and ensures failure reports are closed with Clients
Follows and complies with all SQ, HSE and IT standards ie: by wearing all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
When required, prepare projection of the well path to pre-determine target co-ordinates
When necessary, advise on directional operations, good practice, job execution and overall performance
Work closely with others (Engineers, specialist and Client representatives) to achieve the job requirements and to carry out job handovers.
Pursues everything with energy, drive and a sense of urgency to complete
Is a relentless and a versatile learner
Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions
Is personally committed to continuous improvement
Listens and communicates effectively, written and verbally with Managers, peers and Clients.
In depth knowledge of rigs, Directional Drilling, wellborne mechanics
Designs BHA, provides advice on selection
QUEST – InTouch – OFS Quality & HSE Standards
Good computer skills (Excel, Word).
Method of Application
Only candidates who meet the requirements stated above will be considered
If you have the experience and ready for your new challenge, apply now by sending us an updated copy of your CV.