Drilling Operator at Lafarge

by Area Talk

Lafarge is a French industrial company specialising in cement, construction aggregates, and concrete.

Job Summary

The Drilling Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of drilling equipment and related machinery. They must ensure that the drilling operations are conducted in accordance with all safety regulations, and that the drilling process is conducted in a timely and cost-effective manner.


  • Receive instructions for drilling parameters (weight on bit, rotary table rpm, pressures and pump outputs) as well as other work procedures (type and expected life of bit, mud characteristics, bore control etc.), and ensure their correct application. Whenever deemed necessary, within the specified limits, change the drilling parameters to improve the drilling progress;
  • Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to;
  • Be safety conscious in all his/her work and use compulsory protective equipment;
  • Responsible for safe working conditions on the drill floor at all times;
  • Ensure that his subordinates use compulsory protective equipment;
  • Be familiar with all relevant work and safety procedures issued by Company and Operator.


  • At least 2 years experience on land / offshore drilling Rigs.
  • Safety and Communication skills.
  • Proficient and confident with Microsoft office: Word, Excel, Access, Power point etc.,
  • Must have a valid wellcap Supervisor level certificate
  • Other drilling related certificates
  • Top drive experience
  • Fluent in English language.

Method of Application

Interested and Qualified Candidates should Click Here to Apply Online.

Application Deadline: Not Specified

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