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Rig Managers and Tour Pushers - ADR (AUS) at Ensign Energy Services

Rig Managers and Tour Pushers - ADR (AUS)

Ensign Energy Services Adelaide, South Australia Full Time
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Job Summary

The Tourpusher is the supervisor of the rig and camp for the duration of their Tour. They coordinate the work of the crews who may be assigned to that rig

Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Supervision of the rig, camp and its personnel for a designated 12-hour period
  • Responsible for carrying out the drilling programs issued by the Operator in a safe and timely manner, during his designated 12 hour shift
  • Assist the Rig Manager with the overall administration of the rig, and the coordination of people, equipment and materials
  • Ensure that all personnel are working in a safe manner, and that all equipment is in a safe operable condition
  • Strive to develop a safe work culture at the rig site, and ensuring that the HSE directives from Ensign and the Operator are being followed
  • Assists the Rig Manager with all activities, in liaison with the Operator’s Representative and other service companies as necessary. All operations are to be performed in the safest and most efficient way possible
  • The Tour Pusher is the supervisor of the rig from 6pm to 6am and is expected to fill in on crew change days. During periods of operational difficulty or uncertainty the Tour Pusher may at any time refer to the Rig Manager as necessary
  • Assists the Rig Manager with the administration of the rig, including: daily reports, materials, certification and investigation of equipment failures
  • Prepares, when required, detailed daily programs in conjunction with the Rig Manager and the Operator’s Representative
  • Assists the Rig Manager with rig and camp moves
  • Responsible for ensuring that the crews are working as a team in a safe and cohesive manner during his designated 12 hour shift
  • Responsible for the discipline and motivation of the rig crew during his shift
  • Responsible during his shift, for on-the-job training of the driller and crew in safe working practices, proper operations and care and maintenance of the Rig and its associated equipment
  • With the Rig Manager and Field Superintendent, initiate disciplinary action against personnel who are not performing their duties in compliance with the established HSE Policies and work procedures of Ensign and the Operator
  • Any further reasonable duties as directed by a supervisor
  • Undertake all other work as requested by Management
  • From time to time there will be a requirement for you work reasonable overtime in addition to the ordinary hours
  • Comply with all QA policies and work procedures
  • Comply with all HSE policies and work procedures
  • Contribute to the development of and improvements in departmental QA procedures
  • Actively work towards achieving/maintaining of Training Matrix in accordance with organisational KPI’s


  • CPR
  • Senior First Aid
  • DCGI
  • 4x4 Operate Vehicles in the Field
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Confined Space Training
  • Gas Testing and Monitoring
  • Working At Heights
  • Certificate III in Drilling - Oil/Gas
  • Certificate IV in Drilling - Oil/Gas
  • Diploma in Drilling - Oil/Gas Onshore
  • Blowout Prevention- IWCF BOP Level 4 Supervisor

Technical Competencies

  • Must be capable of working skilfully and safely as a member of the drilling team
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude for operating and maintaining specialist equipment
  • Rig Pass Induction
  • ADR - Iron Roughneck
  • ADR - Pipe Arm
  • ADR - Top Drive
  • Incident Recording and Investigation
  • Stock and Purchasing Field Overview
  • Hazard Recognition Program/JSA
  • Permit to Work Holder Rev 3
  • Permit to Work Authority Rev 3
  • Fire Awareness
  • Driver Commitment/Awareness
  • Eye Injury Prevention
  • Fair Culture
  • Hand Awareness
  • Hearing Conservation and Awareness
  • Heat Stress
  • Manual Handling
  • BBS Workshop

Behavioral Competencies

  • Ability to supervise
  • Works in a manner that insures personal safety and the safety of fellow employees
  • Maintains a professional, effective, and polite relationship with other Ensign employees and suppliers
  • Strives continuously to develop a greater knowledge of the positions held within the department
  • Works well as a team player and demonstrates willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
  • Respects chain of command and follows through on instructions
  • Communicates effectively in both written and oral form to all levels of an organisation – both internal and external

Education and Experience

  • Possesses a minimum of 7 years’ experience, of which 3 years will be in a supervisory capacity related to operations in remote locations (Preferred)

Other Accountabilities

  • Business Ethics – Understands fully Ensign’s ethics policy and its application in all business dealings including contractual
    agreements and contract negotiations
  • Business Policies - Understands and agrees to follow all of Ensign’s Policy and Directives and procedures as set forth in the Ensign Company Policy and Basic Directives Handbook for Employees
  • Certifications – Maintains technical and safety certifications required by company or government agencies; remains current on all OSHA, EUSD and other required training
  • Drug-free workplace - Conforms to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of mind-altering prescription or nonprescription drugs, including alcohol and other drugs of abuse
  • Occupational Health and Safety – Understands fully the Ensign Health and Safety policy and self-responsibility for own health and safety at work; Demonstrates responsibility to avoid adversely affecting the health and safety of others through any act or omission
    • Uses the correct protective clothing and equipment as provided by Ensign and guards against misuse or damage to such equipment
    • Reports any hazardous situations arising in the workplace that cannot be self-corrected, or injury incurred during the course of work, no matter how minor
    • Avoids injury resulting from manual handling tasks, by use of risk assessment, correct mechanical handling equipment and correct manual handling techniques

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  • Business Ethics
  • Cpr
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Job ID: 2021-1373