Employment type: Permanent Employee

Contact person: Laura Fraser


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Assistant Driller – MODU International

Published 22.02.2024

Are you interested in working Internationally?

Weare gauging interest for candidates who wish to work in the InternationalSector.

Positionsare based on a 28/28 rotation, and working worldwide.  Currently the unitsare working in Namibia, with Hercules scheduled for Canada in Q2 and Mira andBollsta remaining in the African Region.



  • 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