Odfjell Drilling is an international drilling and well service provider with more than 45 years’ experience. Today, our approximately 2700 valued employees are serving clients in several international countries.
Odfjell Drilling owns and operates mobile offshore drilling units both in Norway and worldwide and is a provider of platform drilling services in the North Sea. The Company offers Well Services, Engineering and Project Management. We are an organization with long experience from harsh environments in the North Sea.
We continuously look for talented people to share the exciting challenges in the global oil and gas industry. Although the company is known for experience and expertise, we know how to appreciate innovation and new thinking.
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Roughnecks- PDR




Roughnecks – Platform Drilling


We are looking for Roughnecks for the platform drilling side of our business.  The successful candidates will work on the UKCS on a 3/3 rotation.


Operates and maintains all rig floor drill string handling and hoisting equipment and well control systems and equipment as directed by the Driller. Operates and maintains all related tools and other equipment required to run casing, run and retrieve drill string, riser and specialised tools as required. During non-drilling operations, work activities include repair and maintenance of all drilling systems, equipment and work areas as directed by the Driller. During relocation of the drilling unit, assists as directed in positioning the drilling unit on and off location.  Will demonstrate safe working practices in line with Company policies, procedures, training and legal requirements. Personnel will ensure their own safety at all times and will assist in ensuring the safety of others by participating fully in the Company Safety Management System.


Key duties:

  • Perform tripping and connection operations making use of all rig floor handling equipment as appropriate.
  • Performs maintenance on rig floor and derrick equipment as required.
  • Carry out shaker duties in accordance with work programme.
  • Complete any other reasonable tasks as delegated by Line Supervisor.
  • Attend onshore or offshore meetings and additional training, as required.
  • Attend and contribute to TBT/TRIC's and ensure full understanding of the planned operation and your responsibilities.
  • Bring to the immediate notice of their supervisor, any potential hazards to safety, health, plant and equipment, which come to their attention in the course of their work.
  • Take immediate action to contain, eliminate or guard against actual and potential hazards to safety, health, plant and equipment which come to their attention in the course of their work.


The successful candidate must have the following:


  • The right to work in the UK.
  • A minimum of 2 years roughneck experience within platform drilling.
  • Hold the minimum certification required to travel offshore.
  • Hold any OPITO rigging certificates.
  • Hold a banksman slinger certificates.


Applications should be submitted via www.odfjelldrilling.com by 19th October 2018.


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