The Directional Driller performs directional drilling services. The Directional Driller plans, executes, and manages all phases of a directional drilling job to deliver services that meet client expectations and the expected standards. He/she also provides technical support to clients and other crew members at the wellsite. The Directional Driller reports directly to the Field Service Manager
- Manages personal development and keeps informed on current firms Drilling technology and strategy
- Responsible for training, coaching and mentoring less experienced DD's following the equip training program.
- Follows the equip program and competency requirements (if applicable). - Meets and maintains all minimum OFS Safety Training Coefficient (STC) requirements as well as job related STC.
- Reviews and appraises the performance of subordinates, consistent with performance objectives, and determines the need for additional training in a fair and consistent manner
- Mentors less experienced personnel.
- Leads any directional drilling job
- Fully responsible for pre-job planning (equipment and personnel) and mobilization
- Demonstrates knowledge of all DD techniques and all surveying methods used in the location.
- Develops expertise on advanced ell planning techniques using Drilling Office
- Documents all Incident / accident events on the job, and at the office, in Quest.
- Assists clients by providing solutions for drilling issues.
- Prepares end of well reports / client's final product delivery.
- Acts as the Drilling & Measurements - client focal point for drilling operations at the rig site.
- Effectively manage inventory and supplies required at the well site.
- Maintains good communication with the Client's well site representative, rig crew and D&M field support staff
- Ensures all Drilling & Measurements reporting requirements are fulfilled accurately and on a timely basis
Qualifications & Experience
- Engineering Degree (B.E./B.Tech) or equivalent
- Minimum seven years’ of directional drilling experience.
- Applicants must be fluent in English.