Derrickhand –


National Energy Services Limited

Job Description



Job Context

  • National Energy Services Limited (NESL) is a company incorporated in Bangladesh rendering comprehensive human resource solutions to energy, construction and manufacturing industries of Bangladesh. We recruit across various verticals for multinational corporations as well as leading business houses of the country.
  • NESL now invites applications from competent candidates for the post of Derrickhand for employment with our prospective clients working in oil and gas.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide visible leadership with a total ownership attitude. Owns safety standard.
  • Surprise and ensure the safety of drilling crew as well as efficient operations during tour of duty.
  • Enforce, clarify and follow company policies, standards and procedures.
  • Follow the Client’s daily drilling plans.
  • Promote operational excellence through procedural discipline.
  • Train and supervise junior crew members on standard operating procedures relating to the Derrickhand position to include but not limited to proper care and maintenance the of the rig and drill string, mud pumps, shakers, rig tanks and mixing hoppers including lubrication of equipment and housekeeping.
  • Delegate work effectively to junior employees with a clear definition of requirements and expectations.
  • Responsible for morale and order within crew.
  • Ensure Authorized to Operate (ATO) and approved component Operator (ACO) are applied and followed.
  • Stares and measures tubular, casing and tools as required.
  • Handles tubular in the derrick as required.
  • Aligns stand pipe manifolds and bleed off lines per instructions from AD and Driller.
  • Monitors mud returns and fill volumes while tripping in and out to recognize signs for well control issues.
  • Announces mud weights and viscosity over public announcement and reports any system changes to supervisors.
  • Regulates and adjusts flow of mud across shell shakers, mud cleaning equipment.
  • Manages fluids transfer, monitor fluid volumes during transfer process.
  • Lines up valves, hoses, hard piping for fluid volumes during transfer process.
  • Performs isolation of equipment overhead in the derrick, including third parties as required.
  • Manages working mud tanks and equipment, checks, mud weights and properties.
  • Monitor tank levels and reports any change to supervisor while maintaining good communication with the mud engineer.
  • Mixes chemicals and lines up mixing pump manifold.
  • Preforms chipping and painting on drilling packages and equipment as required.
  • Comply with emergency response plan or Work Safe procedures during emergencies and/or drills.
  • Perform additional duties, responsibilities and special projects as may be directed.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • High School diploma is preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain appropriate offshore or, onshore certifications.

Experience Requirements

  • 4 to 7 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Able to identify and understand functionality of various equipment.
  • Able to identify and understand functionality of various tubular sizes and thread types.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in basic rigger’s role to ensure safe lifting operational are performed.
  • Knowledgeable of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with hand and power tools.
  • Knowledgeable of and capable of operating all equipment in the circulatory system including but limited to : Shakers, mud pumps, charge pumps, mixing hoopers, overhead chain falls, winches, mud balances, desander, desilter etc.Should have good verbal skills.
  • Should process basic mathematical skills.(equivalent to a high school education)

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh


  • Negotiable
  • Group life Insurance coverage. Hospitalization Insurance coverage.

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Insurance

Job Qualification

  • High School diploma is preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain appropriate offshore or, onshore certifications.
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