Scientific Drilling Inc.
  • 24-Jul-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • OPS: USA Domestic
  • Midland, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Scientific Drilling International is looking to hire Directional Drillers near Midland/Odessa, TX. Directional drillers are to perform directional drilling services at the well site with direct supervision and provide quality service, job penetration and planning.

Duties & Resposibilities:

  • Performs directional drilling services at the well site with direct supervision.
  • Works under the direction of the Lead or Senior DD and assists in all phases of a directional drilling job to deliver quality service that meets client expectations and company standards.
  • Provides quality service, job preparation and planning.  
  • Manages own personal development and maintains current competencies described in the Education, Experience, Certification and Training section.
  • Assists in training, coaching, and mentoring DD trainees.
  • Assists more experienced DDs at the well site.
  • Works on directional wells with full supervision from the Lead or Senior DD as a night hand, typically on basic to intermediate well types.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of all DD techniques and surveying methods required to complete the directional drilling job.
  • Assists with equipment preparation at the rig site.
  • Performs basic kick-offs under simple situations (shallow, low angle without anti-collision risks).
  • Assists in the completion of Daily and Non-Conformance Reports.
  • Assists in the management of inventory and supplies required at the well site.
  • Handles data entry and possesses basic skills on well planning using directional drilling software.
  • Can work a shift with minimal or no supervision.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Learns quickly and adapts to new problems and situations.
  • Pursues every job with drive and determination.
  • Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions.
  • Is personally committed to continual improvement and customer satisfaction.
  • Listens and is able to communicate effectively with managers, peers, and clients, both written and verbally.
  • Able to understand and follow instructions.
  • Presents self with professional appearance and behavior.
  • Ability to multi-task.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • 2-3 years minimum Directional Drilling experience or equivalent.
  • Completion of SDI required HSE and skill level training or equivalent.
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