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Heavy Equipment Drivers - Ahmadi, Kuwait - 54353

Heavy equipment refers to the set of machines or vehicles which is used for the purpose of construction, engineering or digging earth. Because of its big size, heavy weight and critical operating methods, handling and operating such equipment require specialized skills. Trucks, bulldozers, cranes, snow blowers, excavators, compactors, etc., are such equipment to name a few. Heavy equipment operator responsibilities are carried out by a skilled person who does this job with safety and precision. He/she also has the responsibility of cleaning, maintaining and servicing the equipment periodically to increase its life. Heavy equipment operators may work for construction companies, engineering companies, mining, or heavy utility organizations.
Operating and maintaining all heavy equipment requires a lot of experience, training and knowledge of machines and its parts. Such an operator must possess mechanical skills to perform his/her job in a strenuous and dangerous work environment. To become a heavy equipment operator, one must have these skills and should be completely trained to perform the job duties. This article will further state the list of requirements and responsibilities of a heavy equipment operator.

Skills and Abilities
  • Must have physical ability to stand strenuous and dangerous work environmental
  • Possess physical strength to operate heavy and power-driven equipment
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to communicate and interact both verbally and written
  • A keen eye to details and good decision making skills
  • Manage to handle emergency situations, work pressure and stress
  • Ability to complete work projects on time and in an effective manner
  • Possess a deep analytical understanding and problem solving skills
  • Devoted in following code of ethics
  • Can work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good relationship building ability
  • Flexible to work during odd hours
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Duties and Responsibilities of a Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Provide support to successful completion of construction and engineering work
  • Operate all heavy equipment like cranes, earth movers, bulldozers, front-end loaders, and other related equipment.
  • Operate the equipment in the right direction and angles to prevent accidents and damage of property.
  • Ensure and manage the machines or equipment in a safe and secure way.
  • Perform periodical safety, maintenance or servicing checks to ensure proper functioning of the equipment.
  • Perform minor repair works during functioning problems
  • Inform and advise the management or repairmen for major repairs or maintenance
  • Drive and control the equipment
  • Perform road work, excavation work, lifting work, etc.
  • Respond to signals and directions by the staff and work in coordination with them
  • Maintain proper coordination and cooperation with the road and transport system while driving/working, so that the normal activities are not disrupted.
  • Operate the equipment manually and also through the use of electronic or technical methods of operation.
  • Work in adherence to safe practices, procedures, work site or traffic laws.
  • Maintain a database in the computer to record daily activities, inventory chart, etc.
  • Report to the senior operation manager
  • Perform other duties, as and when assigned
Knowledge Requirement
A heavy equipment operator must possess knowledge to perform his/her job satisfactorily. The essential criteria must include the knowledge of:
  • Heavy equipment operation
  • Maintenance and repair of heavy and power-driven equipment
  • New methods and techniques of operation and the parts of the equipment
  • Workplace safety practices
  • Both manual and electronic operations
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Light Equipment Drivers - Ahmadi, Kuwait - 54354

Drive vehicles with capacities under three tons in order to transport materials to and  
from specified destinations such as railroad stations, plants, residences and offices, or
within industrial yards.
Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights,
and brakes in order to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
Load and unload trucks, vans, or automobiles.
Obey traffic laws, and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
Read maps, and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
Verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
Maintain records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in
accordance with regulations.
Perform emergency repairs such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, fuses, tire  
chains, and spark plugs.
Present bills and receipts, and collect payments for goods delivered or loaded.
Report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles.
Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to bases or other
vehicles, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
  • High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
  • Knowledge of materials handling equipment and procedures.
  • Ability to drive motor vehicles.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance.
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
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Drilling Rig Operator - Ahmadi, Kuwait - 54355

  • Receive instructions for drilling parameters (weight on bit, rotary table rpm, pressures and pump outputs) as well as other work procedures (type and expected life of bit, mud characteristics, bore control etc.), and ensure their correct application. Whenever deemed necessary, within the specified limits, change the drilling parameters to improve the drilling progress;
  • Receive handover for the previous shift and verify the status of operations and equipment before beginning his shift;
  • Check and set up the equipment necessary for the assigned shift, i.e. drill pipes and other tubular material, x-over, etc;
  • Operate the drawwork during drilling activities and complex manoeuvres;
  • Assist rig down/rig up operations by coordinating and controlling;
  • Ensure that all reporting routines are followed and that all equipment related paperwork are carried out within his area of responsibility. Specifically he/she must:

    •  fill up a daily drilling report for the activities performed during his/her shift describing the work carried out and the equipment utilized;
    •  Update the pipe tally book and draft dimensioned drawings of the equipment run in the well;
  • Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to;
  • Be safety conscious in all his/her work and use compulsory protective equipment;
  • Responsible for safe working conditions on the drill floor at all times;
  • Ensure that his subordinates use compulsory protective equipment;
  • Be familiar with all relevant work and safety procedures issued by Company and Operator;
  • Apply and ensure the correct application of prescribed safety standards and regulations, and take part in emergency drills and safety meetings;
  • Issue Safe Job Analysis before start-up of non-routine operation or job and ensure completion of risk assessments where required;
  • Instruct all personnel assigned to him for assistance of their duties and responsibilities and of any special safety precaution to be taken prior to start-up of any work;
  • Carry out BOP and pit level drill etc. in accordance with regulations laid down by Government Authorities or Operating Company;
  • Promptly report all accidents, near-miss accidents and non-conformance through the proper channels;
  • Intervene promptly and opportunely in emergencies, at the same time notifying the superior in charge;
  • Ensure that good housekeeping is maintained on the drill floor; 
  • At least 3 to 8 years experience on land / offshore drilling Rigs. Of these years, minimum 3 years must be as a Driller on Land Drilling Rigs.
  • The individual has Safety, Communication & supervisory skills.
  • Must have a valid wellcap Supervisor level certificate
  • Other drilling related certificates
  • Top drive experience
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Assistant Drilling Rig Operator - Ahmadi, Kuwait - 54356

  • Receive instructions for drilling parameters (weight on bit, rotary table rpm, pressures and pump outputs) as well as other work procedures (type and expected life of bit, mud characteristics, bore control etc.), and ensure their correct application. Whenever deemed necessary, within the specified limits, change the drilling parameters to improve the drilling progress;
  • Receive handover for the previous shift and verify the status of operations and equipment before beginning his shift;
  • Check and set up the equipment necessary for the assigned shift, i.e. drill pipes and other tubular material, x-over, etc;
  • Operate the drawwork during drilling activities and complex manoeuvres;
  • Assist rig down/rig up operations by coordinating and controlling;
  • Ensure that all reporting routines are followed and that all equipment related paperwork are carried out within his area of responsibility. Specifically he/she must:

    •  fill up a daily drilling report for the activities performed during his/her shift describing the work carried out and the equipment utilized;
    •  Update the pipe tally book and draft dimensioned drawings of the equipment run in the well;
  • Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to;
  • Be safety conscious in all his/her work and use compulsory protective equipment;
  • Responsible for safe working conditions on the drill floor at all times;
  • Ensure that his subordinates use compulsory protective equipment;
  • Be familiar with all relevant work and safety procedures issued by Company and Operator;
  • Apply and ensure the correct application of prescribed safety standards and regulations, and take part in emergency drills and safety meetings;
  • Issue Safe Job Analysis before start-up of non-routine operation or job and ensure completion of risk assessments where required;
  • Instruct all personnel assigned to him for assistance of their duties and responsibilities and of any special safety precaution to be taken prior to start-up of any work;
  • Carry out BOP and pit level drill etc. in accordance with regulations laid down by Government Authorities or Operating Company;
  • Promptly report all accidents, near-miss accidents and non-conformance through the proper channels;
  • Intervene promptly and opportunely in emergencies, at the same time notifying the superior in charge;
  • Ensure that good housekeeping is maintained on the drill floor;
  • At least 1 to 3 years experience on land / offshore drilling Rigs. 
  • The individual has Safety, Communication & supervisory skills.
  • Must have a valid wellcap Supervisor level certificate
  • Other drilling related certificates
  • Top drive experience
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Labors - Ahmadi, Kuwait - 54357

The Labors responsible for assisting with everyday operations of the drilling rig, including setting up and taking down, cleaning buildings and equipment on the lease. The Labors may be required to load and unload trucks, dig ditches and assist other crew members as needed. In situations where a crew truck driver is not part of the crew make up, the Labors will act as the crew truck driver. The Labors is to report to the Driller or his supervising crew member at all times.
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Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Ahmadi, Kuwait - 54358

1) Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper            
     performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
2) Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
3) Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment in order to diagnose defects.
4) Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
5) Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
6) Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
7) Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
8) Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.
9) Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
10) Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
11) Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears.
12) Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
13) Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.
14) Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
15) Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
16) Adjust and maintain industrial machinery, using control and regulating devices.
17) Fabricate needed parts or items from sheet metal.
18) Direct workers who are assembling or disassembling equipment or cleaning parts.
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