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Offshore Driller -

Offshore MPA support and supply the highest quality workforce for both the onshore and offshore operations of the renewables, oil & gas, telecommunications and marine industries.

We are currently working with a client actively looking for an Offshore Driller!  

Start date:  ASAP

Location: Europe

The offshore Geotechnical Compensated Driller role is an offshore project based role. You will be located in various locations globally, onboard one of our Geotechnical Vessels.

Experience & Qualifications: 

  • Core Handling
  • Tidal Calculations and Presentations
  • Deploying and Recovering Seabed Frames
  • Perform the Drilling Departments daily checklists, such as QHSE checks and Derrick inspection
  • Ensure DP procedures are known, checked and followed.
  • Maintain accurate records of tubular conditions, and tool dimensions (internal and external diameter and serial numbers)
  • Participate in HAZID & HAZOP reviews & provide advice related to GM Operating Policies & Procedures
  • Valid STCW
  • Valid ENG1 Medical
  • Valid Seamans Book
  • Necessary visa for project location
  • Functions and duties
  • Piggyback Coring (PBC) Geobor S Drilling is highly desirable but not essential.

The duties assigned to Offshore Geotechnical Compensated Driller will be varied; these will include but not be limited to the following: 

  • Maintain an organized drill floor free of safety hazards.
  • Ensure accurate count of tubulars in the well as well as tubulars back on the deck, in the pipe racks
  • Read and interpret various gauges and meters relating to the drilling operations – assist the Drilling Supervisor in maintaining records and logs.
  • Lead drill crews in pre-job meeting with the all operations on drill floor as well as third party personnel for all non-routine and routine drilling operations.
  • Assist with the preparation of equipment for impending drilling operations.
  • Organize and supervise the drilling crews for all operations.
  • Supply proactive written handovers on shift change.
  • Shut the well in safely and efficiently at any signs of well control problems to minimize risk to crews and drilling rig. • Plan and conduct Preventive Maintenance on drilling equipment.
  • Assist in repairs on drilling and associated equipment.
  • Record accurate volumes of all drilling fluid including displacement volumes on tripping/drilling operations.
  • Monitor mud systems and mud mixing operation.
  • Follow standing instructions from Drilling Supervisors and inform them in a timely basis if variance of instructions has to take place.
  • Ensure and know safety systems are overridden or locked out with following correct process and notification.
  • Understand the Client’s rules and Company procedures for well control
  • Support Drilling Supervisor in achieving rig goals & company expectations.
  • Create, review and revise procedures and work instructions.
  • Create and work with company digital checklist format for operational QHSE
  • Ensure all relevant safety procedures and practices are adhered to during drilling operations
  • Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the Drilling Supervisor
  • Drive the use by all personnel of the GM Integrated Management System (IMS) & Tools including Observation Process, Planning Process and PTW
  • Participate in daily, weekly and all other necessary meetings
  • Conduct Drilling operations safety drills
  • Ensure a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the vessel.

For more info on upcoming drilling projects, please email your updated CV to or hit apply and provide your profile and day rate expectations!

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Offshore Driller