Tong operator

Sellafield Energy Resources Limited

Job Summary

Sellafield Energy Resources Limited is hiring a Tong Operator

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Sellafield Energy Resources Limited is a leading provider of resources and services to Nigeria's energy sectors. The company has within a short time emerged as a reference point in the sourcing and provision of personnel, technology, equipment, and general materials, amongst other critical resources to our growing number of clients in oilfields and power plants operations.

Job Summary

  • To visually inspect and ensure the safety of the equipment prior to beginning operations, throughout operations, and upon completion of all operations by means of carrying out all maintenance, inspections, and repairs on the tongs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute tong and pumping operations.
  • Maintain the correct torque using the tong relief valve (Confirm torque value) and change out tong dies.
  • Assist in installing the tong arm and other mechanisms that hold the tong and ensure the equipment is properly secured and maintained, and ensure the height is correct for safe operation.
  • Operate lay-down systems, counterbalance winches, and lifting equipment.
  • Transport of equipment to and from location to the job site.
  • Safely operate casing and tubing tongs, power units, and handle tools used in tubular make-up
  • Supervise and help with rigging up and down of power tongs, power units, stabbing boards, and tubular handling equipment
  • Daily visual inspection of power tong equipment before, during, and after jobs to ensure field readiness and safe operation of equipment
  • Mechanical troubleshooting and maintenance of hydraulics lines to the power tong
  • Communicate clearly and professionally with rig and operator personnel, complete all required paperwork (including job packets), and troubleshoot equipment on location.
  • Rig-up and down equipment using hydraulics to maneuver and control the CDS equipment from the drill floor, the catwalk, and the transport unit
  • Control hydraulics to secure, lift and connect casing together.
  • Work in conjunction with the driller to lower casing into the wellbore after each joint is screwed together, repeat until the total depth is reached
  • Maintain a knowledge and awareness of safe working habits and rig safety rules and regulations by picking up and storing all tools in their respective storage areas after using, discarding waste materials and washing down the rig floor and rig floor equipment as often as necessary
  • Compliance with all company policies, systems, and standards, including, but not limited to: Compliance and Legal, Finance, Human Resources, Quality and HSE, etc.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

Key Requirements

  • Must have vast experience in drilling and completions, fluids products and services.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of all equipment and maintenance procedures.
  • Requires close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to stand for a long period, walk more than 90% of the time and be in repetitive motion.
  • Mechanically, hydraulic and electrical inclined.

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