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  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH139926
  • Location: USA, Colorado
  • Sector: Onshore, Drilling Engineering, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 18/01/2019
This vacancy has now expired.


Under the direction of the Driller, this position is responsible for the mud system on the Rig.


  • Checks and maintains all equipment in the mud system. Responsible for housekeeping of mud system.
  • Controls mud properties and mud volume in consultation with the Mud Engineer and Driller. This includes mixing mud and chemicals with the assistance of other rig crew.
  • Provides proper maintenance and operation of the mud pump(s) on the rig.
  • Maintains mud equipment parts inventory as well as mud materials.
  • Handles drill pipe, drill collars while working derrick, laying down pipe and running casing.
  • Greases crown, blocks, shale shaker, winchline, sandline and tong line sheaves and checks crown-o-matic, escape line, etc.
  • Maintains all safety belts and ropes in derrick and checks derrick pins, safety pins, electrical cords and lights, ladder and derrick cages.
  • On rigs equipped with Iron Derrickman, operates Iron Derrickman safely while tripping and making connections.
  • Reports any unusual change in mud level or properties and if well starts to kick, readies proper equipment.
  • Provides close supervision for Floorhand, giving instructions, training, and ensuring good work practices.
  • Reports and corrects any unsafe work practices and safety hazards.
  • Works in a manner that insures his personal safety and the safety of his fellow crewmembers.
  • Informs his relief, at shift change, of both routine and unusual information regarding the job.

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