Senior Toolpusher
JOB TITLE: Senior Toolpusher
EMPLOYER: Oil and Gas Company DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-10-07 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2021-11-06


Key Work Functions:

• To supervise all drilling, workover (and/or concurrent well intervention where appropriate) and well maintenance activities to ensure that all operations meet contractual quality and performance criteria;
• To ensure that all well programmes are executed properly, efficiently, safely and in accordance with Company, Client and Health & Safety Executive guidelines;
• To conduct technical appraisals of drilling and workover programmes, ensuring that any improvements, concerns or remedial actions required, are brought to the attention of Operations manager;
• To take an active role in pre-spud and end-of-well meetings, ensuring that complete reporting is undertaken and that all learning points are brought to the attention of the Operations manager;
• To ensure that Rig requisitions are complete and sufficiently detailed to allow them to be processed without additional onshore input. Authorise requisitions at the appropriate level;
• To direct rig-up, rig-down, dismantling and moving of rig and auxiliary equipment, and supervise Drillers and drilling crews in setting up and operating equipment in a safe and efficient manner;
• Complete all required drilling and safety (or platform) reports in a timely manner, such as Drilling Report, Operational Plan and other records;
• To evaluate all work carried out to the requirements of the Permit-to-Work system, initiate and write Permits-to-Work as necessary and ensure that all safety precautions are taken and only work is carried out stated in the Permit-to-Work;
• To manage the maintenance of drilling related equipment and ensure that these activities are carried out efficiently, cost effectively and in compliance with the authorised operating standards and procedures and Safety Policies;
• To comply with the safety procedures implemented by the company.


• At least 7 years of work relevant work experience with a drilling contractor;
• Higher Education in a technical discipline
• Knowledge of MS Office suite
• Strong Command of English
• Knowledge of Legislation of Azerbaijan Republic related to the scope of activity, applied standards and internal normative documents;
• Internal rules of labour discipline;
• Labour safety, safety technique, production sanitary norms and rules;
• Business ethic code

To be considered for this position, please email your resume to with reference “Senior Toolpusher” in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates (CV corresponding to all requirements) will be contacted.

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