Tourpusher / Toolpusher
The Tourpusher is the deputy to the Drilling Section Leader, which means that he/she is the overall person responsible for drilling operations as outlined by the Drilling Section Leader. He/she ensures that all drilling operations are carried out in accordance with the fixed programme and supervises the drill crew and drilling equipment as well as the deck crew and other ongoing work on board the rig.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW TO HOLD THE POSITION?
In order to hold this position, you must have the following:
- Experience in all phases of onsite drilling operation
- Well Control certificate – Supervisor level, combined Surface and Subsea BOP Stack (issued by an institution approved by IWCF)
- Cyber base experience
HOW DO I GET THERE?
You progress from the position of Driller when you have significant offshore drilling experience and have the proven competences and managerial skills needed.