Tool Pusher Job description


  • Ensure the safe, economical and efficient performance of the drilling, well completion and work over activities by supervising the execution of the activities in compliance with Company’s standards, contractual requirements, Client’s program and current legislation;
  • Liaise on behalf of Company with the Client’s representative on site regarding contract management and interpretation;
  • Instruct the Tourpusher in the execution of the activities in order to ensure the activities are carried out in accordance to the client’s program;
  • Ensure the activities carried out to prepare , use, control the mud system are performed in accordance to the program and instructions received by client;
  • Ensure the progress of the activities is in line with the program and report to client any discrepancy;
  • Check periodically the efficiency of the safety equipment and devices present on the rig site;
  • Be familiar with handling and operating safely all drilling related tools and equipment;
  • Be familiar with running and testing of the BOP and how to operate the same and the diverter system;
  • Be familiar with the established well control procedures;
  • Be familiar with the established drilling operational procedures;
  • Ensure reporting routines are fulfilled;
  • Cooperate with the technical engineers to set up a proper maintenance plan for the drilling equipment;
  • Ensure the stock level of spare parts and consumables for the drilling equipment is kept at an appropriate level by requesting the equipment whenever deemed necessary;
  • Coordinate the rig moving activities by supervising the activity of the drilling crew, the lifting activities and verifying that the equipment is correctly positioned on the new location;
  • Ensure all classification society and authorities rules and regulations applicable to his/her area are adhered to;
  • Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to;
  • Be safety conscious in all his work and behavior and use compulsory protective equipment;
  • Be responsible for safe working conditions on the rig site at all times;
  • Ensure that his subordinates use compulsory protective equipment;
  • Ensure that all relevant work and safety procedures issued by Company and Operator are adhered to;
  • Apply and ensure the correct application of prescribed safety standards and regulations;
  • Lead the safety meetings of the drilling crew;
  • Support the master in the organization of safety drills and actively participate to the same;
  • Participate in the preparation of the Safe Job Analysis before start-up of the non-routine operation or job and ensure completion of risk assessment where required;
  • Instruct his/her subordinates of their duties and responsibilities and of any special precaution to be taken prior to start-up of any work;
  • Promptly report any safety hazard, accident, near-miss accident and non-conformance. to his/her immediate superior 27) Be responsible to maintain a proper housekeeping on the rig site


  • Experience on land rigs of up to 3000 HP
  • Experience with Conventional or Cyber drilling package
  • Operational Toolpusher experience
  • IWCF/IADC Well Control




For nearly 10 years Undutchables works with full satisfaction together with Together Abroad.
We started with just posting our jobs on their job board, and throughout the years our cooperation has grown into a valuable partnership.

Since last year Together Abroad present their workshop “How to find a job in The Netherlands” also at the 4 Undutchables offices to our candidates. We are happy to be able to provide such great and reliable service to our candidates.
And we look forward to continue our fruitful cooperation in the future.

Kirsten Jansen - van den Broek Undutchables

We have worked with Together Abroad as advertisers since their inception in 2009.

During this time, we have found them to be very responsive to our needs and very pleasant people to work with.

I would certainly recommend them as reliable and responsive business partners with an eye to the market and having their fingers on the pulse of the Dutch employment sector.


Ray Paker - Madison Parker International

I have known Linda since the inception of Together Abroad and have always been impressed by her passion for the world of internationals and the energy and drive they have invested in their business.

She have built an important portal for the international community in the Netherlands providing information, trainings and job opportunities to this group.

The job board is an important resource to Adams and gives us greater exposure to the jobs we advertise and an additional source of candidates.


Maureen Adam - Adam's Multilingual Recruitment