Chief Mechanic
at Parker Drilling

Date Posted: 5/20/2017

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of rig equipment, hydraulic equipment and diesel equipment and mentoring/training Mechanics.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

• Analyse, replace or repair rig equipment, hydraulic equipment and diesel equipment.
• Consistently maintain a log of all work performed.
• Attend safety meetings and keep updated equipment changes on rig.
• Monitor diesel motors and SCR system.
• Keep the motor room chipped and painted.
• Maintain and repair centrifugal pumps and cranes, take on fuel, drill water and portable water and routinely assess the life capsule/life boat.
• Maintain variable load, swap engines, monitor bilges, voids, and red fox unit.
• As needed, appropriately respond to emergency situations including, but not limited to, wellbore influxes, hydrogen sulphide detection and major mechanical or structure failure.
• Capable of quickly evacuating the facility to avoid injury during emergencies. Must also provide assistance with regard to rescue operations for injuries or overcome personnel.
• Rig-up/rig-down all mechanical aspects of the drilling rig and maintain/repair all mechanical equipment.
• As needed, train and mentor Mechanics on processes, HSE and safety procedures and Company policies and procedures.
• Maintain a preventative maintenance schedule for all mechanical equipment.
• Ensure an adequate amount of tools and spare parts are available and, as needed, submit requisitions to Tool pusher / Purchasing Manager for approval.
• Abide by Company policies and procedures.
• Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

Position Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• A High School diploma is required.
• Should have at least 5 years of specific work experience.
• Must have knowledge of hydraulic and mechanical systems and be skilled at working with hand and power tools and operating work vehicles such as forklift, trencher, crane, etc.
• Must have good verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors.
• Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Erbil, IQ
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/20/2017

About Us

At Parker Drilling, we provide advanced drilling solutions to the energy industry. Our technical innovation allows us to provide worldwide drilling services, rental tools, and project management including rig design, construction, and operations management.

As an industry leader, we employ some of the most skilled people in the energy and drilling industry. Our dedicated and innovative associates are the reason we’ve set numerous world records for deep and extended-reach drilling and have been recognized as an industry leader in safety performance.

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our dynamic team! We have a variety of opportunities available in different fields from Engineering to Management to Human Resources, Accounting, IT, Aviation, Supply Chain, Legal Affairs, and many others. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just launching your career, Parker Drilling can help you achieve your career goals.

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