Our Client is looking for a Field Operator – RCD Operator (Managed Pressure Drilling) for a contract position, located offshore. This position is on an ad-hoc basis, which is expected to be very busy. Contract is estimated to run until the end of 2021.
This position is focused on providing the necessary skills and knowledge in order to safely perform basic Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) functions as a Field Operator III. The expectation at this level is for the individual to be able to perform and lead all aspects related to Managed Pressure Drilling including but not limited to MicrofluxTM Control System (MFC), Underbalanced Drilling (UBD), Air Drilling (AD), Compression, Separation and Rotating Control Devices (RCD). Duties and responsibilities are to lead if needed in the rig up, maintenance and operation of all MPD equipment on the rig site and base when required.
Conducts and leads the maintenance of the MPD equipment at the job site and workshop when required
At the discretion of product line management (such as the Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, or their designee) will be responsible for working in the shop. This will include but not limited to green tagging, preparing, and/or assisting with shipping equipment to job site.
Lead rig up, operate and perform troubleshooting of the MPD equipment at the job site or workshop, ensure all paperwork and HSE requirements are met and complied with
Trained and Certified to operate and troubleshoot automated MPD system
Responsible to manage and operate automated choke system during actual MPD operations
Lead green tagging, In Casing Test, or other operational activities required on location or in the shop and all documented procedures for the MPD equipment on location.
Install and remove bearing of RCD, if required.
Performs field operations of MPD equipment, if required
Troubleshoot all electrical/electronic components and repair/maintain chokes and other mechanical equipment as necessary.
Completes all the necessary reports/paperwork related to MPD operations.
Keeps updated on all inspection requirements for the MPD equipment on the job site and in the shop.
Demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of all matters related to the MPD equipment and accessories.
Provides onsite job support to include but not limited to: mechanical, hydraulic functionality, revision changes, compatibility issues, troubleshooting, system versions, of MPD components.
Keep updated on MPD equipment, mechanical and hydraulic equipment manufacturing or regulatory standards.
Know and understand Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions
Comply with Quality, Health, Security and Environment (QHSE) procedures and documentation on site for specific shift.
Document all jobs and incidents in the Performance Tracking System (PTS).
Participate in the Permit to Work process.
Actively participate in Tool Box talks.
Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies
Required to complete the competency and training requirements identified by Global and Regional Management.
At the discretion of management (Geo Zone and/or Global), may be required to complete training required to become Qualified Competency Assessor and perform competency assessments on MPD personnel when required.
Complete training in order to meet the minimum HSE certification and technical requirements required perform their jobs.
Perform all duties regarding Managed Pressure Drilling and assigned by management or supervisors within the physical demand of the job description.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Good mechanical aptitude
Understanding of pressure safety
Good organisational and planning skills
Ability to work closely with other team members
Helpful and highly motivated with the ability to prioritise workloads
Good attention to detail
Flexible and able to support and interface with members of staff at all levels
Willingness to learn
Understand basic principles of electricity
Understand basic principles of hydraulics
Good interpersonal skills
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
Must be willing to travel to remote land and offshore work locations and possibly to other countries.
Ability to travel internally in the region or globally if required attending meetings, customer office assignments or operations.
Managed Pressure Drilling experience
Previous experience in the oil and gas industry
High School Diploma or GED
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.
Availability to be on-call, work outside normal business hours and travel as required