|Position:||Top Drive Technician|
|Closing Date:||June 17, 2013|
Objectives of the Position:
Installs top drive unit and associated equipment at customerís domestic and international locations and instructs and monitors customerís rig crew in the proper set up, operation and removal of same to ensure safe and efficient use of equipment in onshore and offshore drilling.
Responsible to: Operations Supervisor, NABU TDR Rental Manager, NABU Field Supervisors
Responsible for: Customerís Rig Crew (trains, observes and advises)
Internal Relationships: Divisional Department Heads, Safety Director, Logistics Personnel
External Relationships: Customer Representatives
Preference will be given to those with Tesco related equipment experience.
Electrical / Mechanical oilfield background required
Technical training in the electrical hydraulic field would be an asset
∑ High School diploma would be an asset
∑ Preferably 3+ years ďdrilling rig experienceĒ, 2 years as a Driller would be considered an asset.
∑ This position requires a team player that is comfortable operating in remote locations
∑ Experience will include experience operating and repairing electrical and/or hydraulic equipment
∑ Loads equipment from transport containers at customer location and prepares same to rig up the top drive unit in the derrick.
∑ Climbs derrick to install the Torque Track system, ensuring appropriate torque is applied to all nuts and bolts.
∑ Uses hoisting system to pick up Top Drive system and installs the control panel and mud hoses (some hoses have hammer unions which must be tightened in place with a 10-15 pound hammer).
∑ Installs drillerís control panel and runs cables to power unit and top drive unit; hooks up fuel and air lines and power cables from drilling rig to power unit.
∑ Performs pre-established tests to ensure proper function of the top drive unit and makes any necessary adjustments.
∑ Instructs and monitors drillers and drilling crews in the safe operation of the top drive equipment.
∑ Performs routine maintenance on the power and top drive units, changing oils and filters, tightening bolts, changing parts, and repairing whatever is necessary to maintain unitís proper function.
∑ Upon completion of the well, reverses above procedures and rigs down hoses and control cables, top drive unit, torque track and drillerís panel.
∑ Cleans all equipment and loads into storage container for transportation to next site.
Competencies Required For Effective Performance
∑ Ability to read an interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
∑ Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
∑ Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
∑ Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
∑ Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
∑ Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
∑ Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
If you would like to join a team of global leaders in the design, manufacture and service of technology based solutions for the upstream energy industry, submit your resume in confidence using the online application form, before June 17, 2013
We conduct post offer drug/alcohol testing and have a zero tolerance policy. All applicants are thanked in advance, but only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Tesco is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. F/M/D/V