Motorhand-Gulf Coast District

Company Name:
Nabors Industries
## Description
Nabors owns and operates the world's largest land-based drilling rig fleet and has one of the largest completion services and workover and well servicing rig fleets in North America. Our company is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the U.S. and multiple international markets. Nabors provides innovative drilling technology and equipment, directional drilling and comprehensive oilfield services in most of the significant oil and gas markets in the world.
Title: Motorhand
The job of the Motorhand is to safely and efficiently ensure that the regular preventative maintenance and repair activities for the generators, main engines, air compressors, portable water system, drill water manifold and pumps, and cold start air compressors occur in a timely manner to prevent downtime and ensure the efficient and continual functioning of the mechanical equipment used in the operation of the drilling rig. The Motorhand works under the direction of the Rig Manager.
Key Relevant Tasks:
Perform regular rounds where he / she will look, listen and feel the equipment
Anticipate problems that may occur and implement corrective action to prevent problems from developing. When problems are found, analyze the problem area and problem solve / implement a solution to resolve the issue and keep the system operational
Ensure that fuel and oil transfers are performed in a safe manner while complying with all state, federal and company rules and regulations as they pertain to this area of the drilling industry
Assist the Mechanic with major mechanical problems and repairs that he / she does not have the expertise to complete
Along with the Rig Manager and Driller, provide supervision and direction to the Floorhands and Derrickhand during rig up / down procedures
Provide relief on the drill floor for the Floorhands, and when trained the Derrickhand and Driller
Operate the forklift to offload / back load / relocate equipment, pipe, tubulars, casings, ect.
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 independently lift / handle items that weigh upwards of 115 lbs(pull slips), lift / handle 100 lbs and hand tools, including 16 lbs - 20 lbs sledge hammers, throughout the shift. Must be able to lift 60 lbs to 5' height as well as carry 60 lbs up / down stairs
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
Assist the Rig Manager with trouble shooting and problem solving duties and decisive manner.
Other duties asrequired by the Rig Manager
## Qualification
Minimum Qualifications:
Ability to perform essential functions of this position with or without reasonable
Minimum of 3 months experience as a Floorhand for Nabors Drilling USA or 6
months experience as a Motorhand for another drilling company
Ability to successfully complete Motorhand training at the NDUSA training center
Ability to wear respiratory protective devices
Ability to complete the essential functions of Floorhand duties when needed
Must have reliable transportation to and from the rig
Preferred Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent
The knowledge and experience in maintaining and repairing various types of diesel
engines as well as mechanical devices
Req ID: 140001DT
Job Category: Land Drilling Operations

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