at Parker Drilling

Date Posted: 5/9/2017

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for supporting the Company’s drilling projects by providing various manual tasks using hand and power tools. 

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

• Assist with routine maintenance on the rig equipment using hand and power tools. 
• Dig drainage ditches, pits and lines. 
• Install motors on equipment. 
• Set well equipment at well locations which includes cement pads and pumping units. 
• Responsible for tie-down of pumping units and installing counter weights for balancing pumping units. 
• Install and repair pipelines such as drisco, steel and PVC. 
• Haul pipe and rods using truck winches and motorized lifts. 
• General yard maintenance of ground and buildings. 
• Safely and efficiently clean oil spills. 
• Walk flow lines to locate and repair leaks, using electronic detectors and by making visual inspections. 
• Maintain safety standards and procedures and keep work area in safe working conditions. 
• 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. 
• Must have valid driver’s license; CDL is preferred. 
• Previous work experience in the drilling industry is preferred. 
• Must have knowledge of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with hand and power tools and operating work vehicles such as forklift, trencher, crane, etc. 
• Previous experience as a Roustabout in the drilling industry is highly preferred. 
• Must have good verbal communication skills and able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors. 
• Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.

Physical Demands

Sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials (maximum 50 pounds), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, crawling, reaching high and low, and repetitive twisting or pressure, involving wrist and hands. Hearing, seeing (including depth perception and peripheral vision), ability of rapid mental coordination simultaneously. Must be able to tolerate continuous vibrations and elevated noise levels as well as tolerate wearing personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hard hat, steel toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness. Mentally alert for entire regular shift.

Work Environment

Work is performed in various field locations on the North Slope of Alaska.  The employee may be exposed to severe weather conditions such as blizzards, cold, wind, wildlife, hazardous chemicals, crude and refined crude products.  Work may involve travel in small fixed wing aircraft, commercial aircraft, and various types of trucks and other ground transportation.  The employee is expected to be capable of working a rotational schedule of 3 weeks on/3 weeks off with 12.5 hour shifts.   The physcial demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Safety Accountabilities

• Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.
• Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.
• Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
• Do not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively work with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.
• Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure.
• As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.

Job Snapshot

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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