Rig Mechanic - Saudi Arabia

Job Description

Company: Nabors Drilling International Gulf FZE
Skills: Rig Mechanic
Other Skills: Preferred candidate with at least 5 years Rig Mechanic experience in current employer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

The Senior Rig Mechanic is responsible for the inspection, maintenance and field repair of all machinery and mechanical equipment on the rig, logistics equipment and camp in accordance with Nabors Rig Management System (RMS).


· To ensure that all operation of machinery and mechanical equipment is carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with the manufacturers' specifications

· To maintain all machinery and mechanical equipment on the rig and camp in accordance with Nabors planned maintenance system and to manufacturers' specifications

· To carry out unscheduled repairs to machinery and mechanical equipment at the rig site and camp

· To liaise with the Rig Manager, Driller and Electrician to schedule major overhauls of rig equipment

· To ensure the availability of adequate spare parts for mechanical equipment through the inventory system, both for routine maintenance and to cover unscheduled maintenance or replacements

· To ensure that all fuels, lubricants, gases, paints and any hazardous materials are properly stored and handled at rig site and campsite


· Personally responsible for own safety and conducting ones self to the standards of Nabors Policies and Procedures

· Carry out all duties in the safest possible manner and ensure that personal protective equipment (PPE) is used correctly

· Take personal responsibility for, and demonstrate leadership in, HSE. Play a leading role in safety meetings and the safety program

· Supervise the activities of the Rig Welder

· Enact the planned maintenance program for rig machinery and mechanical equipment, including mobile equipment

· Work with the Driller and other crew members to ensure that the rig is operated in accordance within the design parameters and in conformance with all aspects of Nabors RMS

· Conduct visual, and where possible functional, inspections of equipment both prior to use and at periodic intervals

· Take responsibility for planned maintenance, certification, record-keeping and reporting

· Maintain all required records, documentation and certification of machinery, mechanical and fire fighting equipment for rig and camp and produce accurate and timely reports on use of this equipment