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Floorhand - Utah

Company: Nabors
Location: Casper
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

Nabors Industries owns and operates one of the world's largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a provider of offshore drilling rigs in the United States and multiple international markets. Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools, and innovative technologies for its own rig fleet and those of third parties. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors' highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.

Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct.

Title: Floorhand


The job of the Floorhand is to safely and efficiently perform all manual labor tasks on the drilling floor and B.O.P. area. The Floorhand works under the direction/supervision of the Driller, but reports directly to the Rig Manager.

Key Relevant Tasks:

Operating of the tongs and slips to connect and dis-connect drill pipe, tubulars, casing and drill bits or tools

Performing all maintenance of the equipment and physical space of the drill floor

Rig up and down procedures, nipple up and down and care of the B.O.P. system

Monitoring and operation of the shakers

Assisting the Derrickhand within the mud pit, mud pump and chemical sack rooms

Performing housekeeping activities on the drill floor including washing, chipping and painting

Assist the Motorman with offloading / back loading supplies, equipment, pipe, etc

When trained, relieve the Derrickhand in the derrick

Essential Functions:

Attention span to stay alert and attentive for up to 12 hour tour while performing sometimes repetitive and monotonous tasks

Able to works 7 or 14 days on and 7 or 14 days off, including holidays, weekends and or days and nights.

Able to receive verbal and written instructions

Must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 4 hours at any one time, including standing and walking on steel decking as well as gravel, board roads and mud, snow and ice

Must be able to repetitively lift and carry items weighing upwards of 60 lbs up and down stairs, repetitively swing 20 lbs sledge hammers as well as torque on wrenches / open / close valves requiring upwards of 160 lbs of torque

Repetitively be able to lift / carry 100 lbs sacks, pull drill slips with another employee(200 + lbs), latch / unlatch tongs as well as rack back drill pipe continually throughout the 12 hour tour

Able to bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl throughout the tour work shift while wearing Personal Protective Equipment at all times

Listen for unusual noises that signify equipment and machinery problems

Other duties as required by the Driller, Derrickhand or Rig Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

--- Ability to perform essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations

--- Ability to wear respiratory protective devices

--- Ability to successfully completion of Floorhand Training at the NDUSA Training


--- Must have reliable transportation to and from the rig

Preferred Qualifications:

--- High school diploma or equivalent

--- 7 months experience as a Floorhand for another drilling company

Keywords: Nabors, Casper , Floorhand - Utah, Other , Casper, Wyoming

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