Floorhand
at Parker Drilling Career Site

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Floorman position is a rig crew member whose primary work station is on the rig floor, however the duties and responsibilities are prominent in every aspect of drilling the well, manual handling of tubular and tools, making up or breaking out during making connections or tripping pipe. The position is responsible for the processes of rigging up/down, drilling and completing the well. Also, maintaining circulating, rotating, hoisting and well control systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide visible leadership with a total ownership attitude. Owns safety standard.
  • Supervise and ensure the safety of drilling crew as well as efficient operations during tour of duty.
  • Enforce, clarify, and follow Company policies, standards, and procedures.
  • 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 housekeeping.
  • Delegate work effectively with a clear definition of requirements and expectations.
  • Responsible for morale and order within crew.
  • Ensure Authorized to Operate (ATO) and Approved Competent Operator (ACO) are applied and followed.
  • Straps and measures tubular, casing and tools as required.
  • Performs pipe tripping operations (consists of using slips, safety clamps tongs and elevators),
  • Performs break out and make up connections during drilling, back reaming or tripping operations (consists of using slips, safety clamps tongs and elevators).
  • Operates and maintains the rig floor mud bucket.
  • Performs general maintenance of drilling equipment pertaining to the drilling of the well, including the circulating, rotating, hoisting and well control systems.
  • Performs safe operation of the rig floor hydraulic winches and man rider winch.
  • Inspect snub lines, jerk lines, shackles and cable clamps to ensure they are always in good working condition.
  • Inspect and check dies in slips, tongs (and elevators if applicable) to ensure they are always in good working condition.
  • Inspect and check all rig floor safety belts to ensure they are always in good working condition.
  • Assemble well-control or pressure-control equipment on the wellhead.
  • Lines up valves, hoses, hard piping for fluid transfer to and from support vessels.
  • Performs mud pump repairs and general pump maintenance, including disassemble, reassemble or oil change and filters.
  • Mixes mud materials and chemicals as required.
  • Performs loading and unloading of tubular from the catwalk, including attaching and removing of lifting equipment or elevators.as required.
  • Performs housekeeping and cleanliness around the rig floor working area.
  • Performs alignment of stand pipe manifolds and bleed off lines
  • Cleans the mast and substructure with a high-pressure steam cleaning unit.
  • Performs scrubbing and cleaning of rig equipment and drilling packages as required with rig wash.
  • Performs chipping and painting on drilling packages and equipment as required.
  • Comply with platform emergency response plan or station bills during emergencies and/or drills.
  • Perform additional duties, responsibilities, and special projects as may be directed.

Job Requirements

 

LEADERSHIP ACCOUNTABILITIES

Business Acumen

  • Responsible for identifying ways to safely mitigate our customer’s risks and manage costs.
  • Responsible for identifying ways to improve our operational performance with innovation, reliability and efficiency.

Flawless Execution

  • Provide visible leadership with a total ownership attitude.
  • Ensures that operations have been planned and reviewed with the appropriate tools and approval.
  • Responsible for identifying potential risks and hazards.
  • Responsible for pro-actively implementing measures to mitigate and minimize risks and hazards.
  • Responsible for capturing lessons learnt and implementing them on future activities.

People Management

  • Responsible for ensuring and promoting teamwork amongst the crew.

Effective Communication

  • Effectively communicate amongst crew and supervisors.
  • Ensure communication is two-way by effective listening and seeking feedback. 

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 abilities expected for this position.

  • Able to identify and understand functionality of various rig equipment.
  • 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.
  • Knowledgeable of and capable of operating forklifts, gantry cranes, tubular shuttles as required.
  • Can demonstrate knowledge and execution of the following operations:
    • Drilling and well operations
    • Dropped objects prevention
    • Line of fire, zone of exclusion and safe zone operations
    • Pipe measurement, number, strapping and tallying of pipes
    • Tripping and back reaming
    • Running casing and completions
  • Must 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)
  • Education, experience, and certifications:
    • High School diploma is required
    • Must be able to obtain appropriate Offshore certifications
    • Should have at least 2 years of work experience 

PHYSICAL Demands for duty

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 100 pounds. The employee 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. The employee must stay mentally alert for entire regular shift and must have the ability of simultaneously rapid mental coordination. 

Parker Drilling provides equal opportunity for all people and will not discriminate on the basis of an employee’s or applicant’s race, color, religion, sex (which includes pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, registered domestic partner status, national origin, primary language, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, family and medical care leave status, genetic information, family medical history, military and veteran status, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. 

Parker Drilling will make reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with disabilities, in compliance with federal and state laws. Parker Drilling will also make reasonable accommodations for the known religious practices (including dress and grooming standards) of all qualified individuals, in compliance with federal and state laws. Additionally, Parker Drilling will make reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals who identify as transgender. Any applicant or employee who believes he or she requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should contact the Regional HR Manager and request such an accommodation. Any applicant or employee who requests an accommodation should specify what type of accommodation he or she needs in order to perform the essential functions of the job. Parker Drilling and the applicant or employee will work together to determine if a reasonable accommodation is available. When appropriate and necessary, Parker Drilling may need the employee’s permission to obtain additional information from treating physicians or other medical professionals. Accommodation requests will be treated as confidential and all related medical information (except information regarding work restrictions that may need to be shared with others as necessary) will also be treated as confidential and kept separately from the employee’s personnel file.

SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws, regulations and company’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
  • 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
  • Must participate and promote the use of Stop Work Authority (SWA)
  • Must participate and promote behavioral based safety program (such as: STOP or COACH card programs).
  • Must actively participate in the various meetings held onsite/onboard (such as: induction meeting, pre-shift meeting, weekly safety meeting, risk assessment/pre-job meetings, etc.).
  • Must plan, execute and participate in regularly scheduled safety drills (such as: well control, fire, man over board, etc.)
  • Must participate in the processes of creating and revising work safe procedures as required, including after action review (AAR).
  • Must participate and promote dropped object prevention program, including red zone/exclusion zone management.
  • Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company policies
  • Does 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.
  • Must remain calm in emergency situations to ensure the safety of the crew.
  • As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position will be located on an offshore California platform and is subject to extreme temperatures and environments.  Travel to and from the work location is required.  Potential for exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, chemicals, grease and oil are possible.  Working with ladder and scaffolds and climbing to heights of 200 feet while carrying tools is possible.  Parker Drilling will supply adequate training and equipment to meet the requirements pertaining to the job. 

Regular work schedule for this position is 12+ hours per day, 14 days on and 14 days off rotational schedule. 

AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT

Employment with the Company is “at will.” This means that both you and the Company have the same right to terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice. Nothing in this Job Description or in any document or statement shall be construed to constitute a contract of employment or guarantee of continued employment contrary to the “at will” provisions of employment.  Nothing in this Job Description shall limit the Company’s right to terminate employment “at will.”  No manager, supervisor, or employee of the Company, other than the Regional HR Manager, has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specified period of time, under any specified term or condition, or to make any agreement for employment other than “at will.”  I also understand and agree that if I am hired, any future changes in job titles, duties, compensation, working conditions, and/or benefits, policies and procedures will not alter our at-will agreement. 

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Oxnard, CA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/29/2018

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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