Position Overview: Responsible for all work on the monkey board above the drilling floor and tubing board above the well servicing floor.
Performs initial completions, remedials, or downhole maintenance operations from an elevated position (rod basket or tubing board)
Maintains and performs preventative maintenance and basic repairs to workover rigs and associated equipment; checks fluid, oil, water, hydraulic, and transmission levels; reports any maintenance issues to operator
Aligns and manipulates sections of pipe, or of the drill stem from a platform on the rig derrick during the removal and replacement of strings of pipe, the drill stem and drill bit
Assists in setting up, taking down and transporting drilling rigs
Sets hydraulic jacks, handles pads/boards and assists in attaching guy wires to anchor
Operates and maintains drilling rig diesel motors, transmissions, pumps, and drilling mud systems; mixes mud, chemicals, cements and additives
Reads gauges to monitor pressure, density, rate and concentration and adjust pumping procedure as required