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DERRICKHAND- ALASKA

Company: Nabors
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview Nabors is a leading provider of advanced technology for the energy industry. With operations in about 20 countries, Nabors has established a global network of people, technology and equipment to deploy solutions that deliver safe, efficient and responsible hydrocarbon production. By leveraging its core competencies, particularly in drilling, engineering, automation, data science and manufacturing, Nabors aims to innovate the future of energy and enable the transition to a lower carbon world. Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct. Title: Derrickhand Overview: The Derrickhand is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and support function of the mud module (sack area, mud pumps and mud pit / shakers). The Derrickhand works under the direction / supervision of the Driller, but reports directly to the Rig Manager. Key Relevant Tasks: --- Preventive maintenance and general repairs to the mud pumps and associated equipment including changing out the mud pump liners, as requested by the Driller or the Mud Engineer --- Ensuring the chemicals and mud mixture (properties) is of sufficient type and quantity to meet the needs of the drilling operations --- Direct and supervise the Floorhand assigned to assist with the sack handling or the shakers --- Perform the general housekeeping, maintenance and upkeep of the equipment in the chemical / mud pits / mud pumps --- Assisting the Driller with raising and lower drill pipe in and out the hole during tripping operations Essential Functions: --- Must have good short and long term memory and the mental stamina to stay alert and attentive for up to 12 hour tour --- Able to works 7 or 14 days on and 7 or 14 days off, including holidays, weekends and or days and nights --- Must be able to respond to instructions from the Mud Engineer, Driller or Rig Manager in an efficient manner --- Regularly weigh the mud, analyze the viscosity and measure barrels gained or loss every half hour --- Must be able to repetitively climb stairs and ladders as well as be able to work while suspended upwards of 90 feet above the rig floor in a riding belt. Must be comfortable working 140+ feet above the rig floor --- Must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 4 hours at any one time, including standing and walking on steel decking as well as gravel, board roads and mud, snow and ice --- Repetitively lift and carry items weighing upwards of 60 lbs up and down stairs. Repetitively swing 20 lbs sledge hammers as well as torque on wrenches / open /close valves requiring upwards of 160 lbs of torque --- Able to bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl throughout the tour work shift while wearing Personal Protective Equipment at all time --- Assist the Rig Manager with trouble shooting and problem solving duties and decisive manner --- Working above the drilling floor, on the monkey board, guiding the drill pipe during the tripping-in/tripping-out process, ensuring to wear proper safety equipment. --- Other duties as required by the Rig Manager Minimum Qualifications: --- Ability to perform essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations. --- Minimum of 3 years rig experience as a Floorhand or Motorhand for Nabors Drilling USA or 1 year of experience as a Derrickhand for another drilling company. --- Ability to wear respiratory protective devices --- Ability to successfully complete Derrickhand training at the NDUSA training center ---Ability to complete the essential functions of Floorhand and Motorhand d uties when needed --- Must have reliable transportation to and from the rig Preferred Qualifications: --- High school diploma, certificate or equivalent. --- Possess a strong knowledge of all equipment on a drilling rig (Especially chemical and drilling fluids)

Keywords: Nabors, Anchorage , DERRICKHAND- ALASKA, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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