Jr. Rig Manager
Company: Parker Wellbore
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Parker Wellbore helps energy companies accomplish their drilling
and production goals efficiently, reliably, and safely. Our global
team supports oil and gas operators with innovative land and
offshore drilling services, premium rental tools and well services,
and advanced operations and management support. Founded in 1934,
Parker Wellbore helps customers manage their costs and mitigate
their risks, to achieve their operational goals in a safe and
efficient manner. With experience in both harsh-environment regions
and complex drilling situations, you can trust Parker Wellbore to
get the job done.
The Rig Manager is responsible to ensure that drilling schedules
are achieved in compliance with company guidelines, policies and
procedures. The position liaises with client representatives and
rig site leadership to achieve operational objectives and
milestones. The position is responsible for all operations and
departments involved with the drilling and completion of the well.
Also, to ensure that all work is performed safety, efficiently and
according to procedure. This position is responsible for all
operations, including but not limited to, hoisting, circulating,
rotating, running casing, cementing or well control. The Rig
Manager I takes total ownership of all operations, departments and
personnel pertaining to the drilling and completion of the
Provide visible leadership with a Total Ownership attitude. Owns
Supervise and ensure the safety of drilling crew as well as
Enforce, clarify, and follow Company policies, standards, and
Support and assist onsite HSE Advisor for implementing rig site
surveys, safety evaluations and hazard identification (hazard
Collaborate with HSE Advisor to ensure personnel training matrix is
updated and kept current.
Follow the client's daily drilling plans.
Promote operational excellence through procedural discipline.
Ensure crews achieve Company and client competency standards.
Train and supervise crew members on standard operating procedures
to include, but not limited to, proper care and maintenance of the
rig and drill string, including lubrication of equipment and
Delegate work effectively with a clear definition of requirements
Responsible for morale and order within crew.
Ensure Authorized To Operate (ATO) and Approved Competent Operator
(ACO) are applied and followed.
Maintain records and certifications of all drill pipe, subs and
Maintain records and certifications of all BOPE.
Ensure that Company preventive maintenance procedures are
implemented and observed.
Ensure that sling/lifting gear register is current and
certifications valid, preform periodic inspections to ensure
lifting gear is in good condition
Responsible for periodic scheduled rig inspections and filing of
all pertinent reports.
Collaborate with client drilling representative and coordinate with
drill crew to accomplish optimum desired drilling conditions.
Monitors and reviews the tracking of rotating hours on
Collaborates with vendors and service personnel to ensure a smooth
transition for scheduled operational changes.
Ensure performance of daily checks on Well control equipment; FOSV,
Kelly cock valve, IBOP, Koomey, etc.
Ensure rig crews' competencies are developed and sufficient to
perform their duties and responsibilities.
Manage daily rig activities to include but not limited to drilling
operations, HSE concerns, supply chain support, scheduling of
maintenance and personnel issues.
Ensure all rig operations are carried out in compliance with
policies and procedures while adhering to any state and/or federal
Ensure rig staffing levels are maintained appropriately to ensure
project is completed safely and efficiently.
Attend and actively participate to contribute knowledge, guidance
and recommendations at all safety, operational, or leadership
Monitor critical inventories and coordinate with supply chain
personnel to ensure that equipment, parts and materials are
Ensure that scheduled preventative maintenance is completely
proficiently in order to minimize operational downtime.
Responsible for periodic scheduled rig inspections and filing of
all pertinent reports.
Comply with platform emergency response plan or station bills
during emergencies and/or drills.
Provide guidance and support to drill crew and third party
personnel when installing rig specific equipment, including but not
limited to casing, cementing, wire line and completion
Ensures that rig crew personnel are proficient in responding to
well control situations.
Maintain and disseminate information on rig equipment and drill
string performance or failures.
Collaborate with warehouse/materialman to ensure parts, materials
and rig equipment are delivered proficiently
Perform additional duties, responsibilities, and special projects
as may be directed.
Necessary qualifications, skills and abilities
Able to identify and understand functionality of various rig
Able to identify and understand functionality of various tubular
sizes and thread types.
Knowledgeable and proficient in basic rigger's role to ensure safe
lifting operations are performed.
Knowledgeable of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with
hand and power tools.
Must have the capacity to work effectively under pressure in
ambiguous and complex situations.
Can demonstrate knowledge and be able to function the following
equipment: o Diverter, Well head, BOP and associated control
equipment o Automated pipe handling equipment o Drilling control
and safety systems o Anti-collision surface equipment systems
Can demonstrate knowledge and execution of the following
operations: o Drilling and well operations o Well integrity and
well control o Dropped objects prevention o Line of fire, zone of
exclusion and safe zone operations o Pipe measurement, number,
strapping and tallying of pipes o Tripping and back reaming o
Running casing and completions o Troubleshooting downhole problems
and equipment failures.
Should have good verbal communication skills and be able to
effectively communicate in English with staff, management,
customers and vendors.
Must possess sound reasoning skills, common sense and the ability
to follow directions.
Must possess basic mathematical skills (equivalent to a high school
education) and be proficient in rig math.
Education, experience, and certifications: o High School diploma is
required. o Must be able to obtain appropriate offshore or, onshore
certifications o Should have at least 5 years of work experience
pertaining to drilling. o Should have at least 3 years of
supervisory experience. Multi languague preferred as this position
could be based in various countries.
Intercultural Awareness -- -Understands, leverages and respects
cultural differences, languages, customs and manners on the ground.
Has the ability to be flexible, adaptable and agile in foreign
Business Acumen -- -Business Acumen is understanding how our
businesses generate profits and competitive advantage after
weighing foreseeable risks. It requires knowledge of how technical
and functional roles contribute to and impact bottom-line results.
Specifically, it's knowing what business, financial and operational
conditions must exist for Parker to maximize profits, without undue
risk. Business acumen requires savviness of market practices and
industry tactics to assess and determine when the outcome of a
decision will result in added value for the organization.
Building Effective Teams -- -Promotes followership; encourages team
members to share knowledge; values contributions of all teammates;
shares wins and successes; creates positive morale and spirit.
Physical demands and work environment
Oversee and manage the overall quality of projects and/or employee
Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Ability to work around moving machinery
Ability to perform under stress, under pressure, and/or in
Lift, carry, and move objects of up to 50 pounds.
Wear personal protective equipment, including but not limited to
hard hat, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators,
safety glasses, goggles and full body harness.
Ability to ascend and descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, and/or
ramps while carrying tools requiring a reasonable degree of
physical stamina and agility and involving moderate to severe
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions (Cold or Heat)
Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, meet
deadlines, reason logically, and make sound decisions.
Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written
directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and
Sit/stand while performing primarily sedentary work
Use repetitive wrist, hand or finger movements at a computer.
Ability to work in noisy environments
Ability to work as a team, communicate and interact with others in
a professional manner, and consider alternative and diverse
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
Parker Wellbore provides equal opportunity for all people and will
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status,
national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic
information, military service, veteran's status or any other
characteristic protected by applicable law.
If an applicant has a disability, the applicant may request
accommodations when needed to enable that person to perform their
essential job functions or to allow that person to participate in
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