Employment type: Permanent Employee

Contact person: Laura Fraser

Contact number: 475 01 318


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Assistant Driller – MODU International – Deepsea Bollsta

Published 10.07.2024

If you are an experienced Assistant Driller, then we want to hear from you!  Deepsea Bollsta have an upcoming position within our MODU International Team currently in Namibia, if this is of interest, please apply within.


  • Relevant education/certificate from technical or mechanical school/education
  • Requires valid IWCF/IADC BOP Pressure Control Certificate (Subsea and Surface) – Driller Level 3
  • Systematic familiarisation/competence assessment(s) for position
  • Documented practical experience as Derrickman from permanent/floating installations
  • Fluent written/oral English language


  • Assistant Driller shall assist the Driller, Derrickman and Toolpusher with all drilling-related operations, including maintenance of drilling equipment, and shall perform their work in a safe, efficient way including reporting all incidents.
  • Assistant Driller will be trained in the use of drilling equipment, including lifting gear, rotation table, etc.
  • Assistant Driller shall;
  • Perform checks and maintenance of drilling equipment and follow up work in the mud pumproom / mud treatment room
  • Supervise and provide guidance for Derrickman, Roughnecks and other crew in everyday operations
  • Assist in connecting/disconnecting BOP and risers
  • Prepare all drill string equipment, etc. for subsequent work operations
  • Comply with Odfjell’s job instructions at all times, while displaying a great degree of flexibility in the role and providing assistance where superiors find it appropriate.

Assistant Driller isresponsible for;

  • Follow-up of Derrickmen, Roughnecks and Drill Floor relief crew
  • Familiarisation with various systems and maintenance of those.
  • Log-keeping, including daily recording of the number of tubular on board at all time