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Night Tool Pusher

Dalma Energy

Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP456-137

The Role


Works directly under the instruction of the Tool Pusher as the second person in charge on all operations and job. Relieves the Tool Pusher during his shift (Day/Night).In addition to being the overall charge in cases where the Tool Pusher is not on board the rig or incapable of carrying out his duties as Tool Pusher.



Shall supervise all drilling operational matters for Senior Tool Pusher and direct and assist the Driller during drilling at all times when designated to do so by the Tool Pusher.
Shall assist in organizing and supervising casing and cementing operations for the Tool Pusher and coordinate with Drilling Departments and the Operaton.
Shall assist in supervising out of the ordinary drilling operations such as coring, fishing, working stuck tools... etc.
Shall assist in ensuring that appropriate well control measures are taken including training of personnel in well control and ensuring all pertinent well data is maintained and reported. Ensure that BOP drills are scheduled and carried out. Ensure that appropriate well control equipment is available, tested and ready for use.
Shall assist in the direct application of preventive and planned maintenance programs.
Shall assist in keeping equipment and systems operational and ensure that repairs are carried out.
Shall assist in monitoring that rig equipment and systems are used as designated.
Shall assist in the supervision, testing and checking of equipment and per their respective test schedules and take corrective measures when required.
Shall secure the well in the emergency situation and ensure that the well is properly shut in.
Shall assist in directing kill operations and make recommendations to the Tool Pusher.
Shall direct crew in other emergencies. Assess situation and evaluate how to most effectively direct and control the situation.
Shall take initial steps to stabilize the situation and inform the Tool Pusher and standby for orders and assist when needed.
Shall oversee the performance of the Tool Pusher's orders by checking on the progress of work and give guidance to crew in accomplishing planned work.
Shall assist in the training of crews by ensuring that the Tool Pusher's personnel development plan is practiced. Ensure that work is performed using safe practices and procedures. Be prepared to act in the Senior Tool Pusher's absence.
Shall assist in evaluation of crew by performing evaluation on subordinates as designated by the Tool Pusher. Supply feedback on daily basis to crew and report on personnel performance and behavior to the Tool Pusher.
Shall provide leadership in Tool Pusher's absence by using good judgment, demonstrating maturity. Protect crews, environment, rig and the Operator's interests.
Shall make recommendations for parts to be requested, equipment to be repaired and alternative procedures that may be helpful.
Shall maintain good communication of information to update the Tool Pusher and prepare handover notes.
Shall coordinate with the departments to accomplish the planned work.
Shall assist Tool Pusher in ensuring maintenance of logs, records, reports, and work permit procedures.
Shall interpret and respond to down whole conditions and make decisions based on the available information.
Shall assist the Operator in efficient use of rig in conjunction of drilling program and knowledge of available equipment.

About the Company

Dalma Energy is an international drilling contractor that owns and operates 22 land rigs in the Middle East and North Africa. The company's fleet comprises 11 heavy rigs, 4 medium rigs and 7 mobile rigs. Whilst the corporate head office is situated in the Sultanate of Oman, we also have country offices in Oman, Saudi Arabia and Algeria supporting the country operations. Dalma Energy remains strongly focused on its expansion to meet the needs of major oil companies across the broader region.

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