Derickman at Uniterm Nigeria Limited


  • Uniterm Nigeria Limited was incorporated in 2004. It has grown rapidly with professional staff of about 200 delivering quality and cost effective services in the Oil & Gas sector of the Nigerian economy. Uniterm is a Nigerian Company owned by Nigerians. The workforce is made up of professionals drawn across the world. Uniterm is under the management of h…

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    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , OND , Secondary School (SSCE)
    • Experience 1 – 7 years
    • Location Rivers
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp


    • Safely and efficiently perform all duties as assigned by the Driller or other supervisor during drilling, workover and completions operations
    • Ensure all operations are carried out in a safe and conscientious manner and responsible for correcting or notifying responsible persons of any unsafe acts and/or conditions which exist
    • Actively participate in and contribute to pre-shift and Toolbox Talk meetings; Observation program, weekly or special operations safety meetings and ensure any concerns or issues are reported appropriately
    • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Borr Drilling’s QHSE Management System; ensure compliance with Safe Systems of Work (SSOW), i.e. Risk Assessments etc.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of Company’s Integrity Management System and ensure understanding and application of updates, changes and working instructions
    • Assist as directed in rig skidding or jacking operations as requested
    • Assist as directed in nippling up diverter system
    • Prepare and make up conductor pipe and drill strings to specified requirements
    • Handle drill pipe or tubing when it is being hoisted out or lowered into the hole
    • Assist in the preparation of additional drill pipe, drill collar or special tools to run into hole
    • Make up drill string including collars and pipe to drill through conductor shoe to specified requirements
    • Prepare and test all mud circulating equipment, check mud weight and viscosity, derrick equipment and mud systems regularly and report any irregularities or concerns to the Driller
    • Participate in derrick inspections as per Company policy and procedures
    • Monitor and adjust mud pumps, mud volume and properties as determined by drilling program and advise driller of any changes
    • Assist with make-up and running casing to pre-determined depthAssist with positioning of ram type preventer into desired location under rig floor
    • Assist as directed in the connection and installation of the blow out preventer (BOP)
    • Assist as directed with pressure testing the BOP once installed
    • Participate in and assist the Driller with blowout prevention drills, equipment checks and inspections of drilling equipment and rig floor personal protective equipment
    • Recognize signs of kick, pit level, mud weight changes etc. and perform procedures as directed to shut in well if required
    • Assist with operation of well control procedures as required
    • Know location of all well control equipment, blowout preventer (BOP), accumulator and firefighting equipment, and understand completely their operation and maintenance
    • Assist Driller in handling day-to-day rig activities, maintenance problems and mud problems
    • Supervise and assist with mud room activities including but not limited to periodic checks of mud weight and viscosity; adding mud or chemicals as directed by the mud engineer
    • Assist with receipt and storage of dry bulk mud materials and ensure mud tanks and pit are clean and inspected as required
    • Monitor self and crew members to ensure compliance with Company Procedure regarding safe handling of chemicals while working around the mud house
    • Relieve drilling crew members as necessary during special operations
    • Perform general housekeeping and maintenance duties within designated area of responsibility: including but not limited to; derrick, pump room, pit room and sack room and help with material preservation activities under the supervision of the Driller
    • Maintain all logs for mud pumps and spares and complete any other paperwork as directed by the Driller
    • Assist cementing representative with cementing lineup and operation as directed
    • May be required to assist with rig and equipment maintenance such as chipping, scraping, painting scrubbing and cleaning
    • Ensure handover is provided with clear and relevant information to ensure the safe continuation of operations
    • Maintain good communication with driller, mud engineer and other drill crew personnel
    • Support, encourage and mentor subordinates to ensure they have the skills and opportunity to build job specific competencies and complete training requirements
    • Personally achieve and maintain required standards for own training and competency

    requirements for job role

    • Perform other duties, complete additional tasks and support ad hoc projects as required
    • Maintaining and operating mud pump room and all associated equipment and systems.
    • Close co-operations with the Mud Engineer and Mud loggers.
    • Maintaining drilling fluid properties and volumes as per instructions.
    • Promptly informing supervisor of any unexplained changes in pit volumes and any unexplained changes drilling fluid properties.
    • Participate in drilling fluid transfers to and from supply vessels.
    • Providing daily operational guidelines to direct report and ensuring adherence to Borr policies and procedures.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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