Pit Watcher
Chugach Alaska Corporation
Kenai, AK, USA
4d ago


  • Pitwatcher performs drilling fluid mixing operations, drilling fluid property sampling, monitoring of well bore returns, maintenance of mud pumps and drilling fluid circulations system.
  • Record drilling fluid properties and chemicals used
  • Maintain spare parts lists for solid control and circulation equipment
  • Record maintenance performed on solids control and circulation equipment
  • Maintain drilling fluid solids control and circulation equipment
  • Carry out routine drilling property sampling
  • Mixing of drilling fluid chemicals and maintenance of drilling fluid properties
  • Cleaning and maintenance of pits
  • Maintain clear communication with relief, mud engineers, derrickhand and driller

  • High School graduate or GED
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years in the drilling industry as a Floorman or above.
  • Must possess current well control certification, 1st Aid, CPR and Forklift / Manlift certificates.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English to be able to understand verbal and written instructions as well as give them.
  • Ability to use simple math to make job related calculations.
  • Knowledge of top drive design and function.
  • Able to work in high places for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to climb derrick structures with required PPE, climb tall flights of stairs, work out of a riding harness for lengthy periods of time and lift 50 lbs.
  • Must pass pre-employment UA.
  • CORE COMPETENCIES : Commitment to Excellence Identifies what needs to be done and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations.

    Corporate Values- Understand, embraces, and integrates corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities. Customer Service Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external clients.

    Safety and Security Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers. Teamwork Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside or outside the organization.

    JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES Adaptability- Adapts to changing conditions and work assignments, sets priorities and manages multiple assignments, and tasks.

    Attention to Detail- Ensures one's own and other's work and information are complete and accurate. Communication Skills-

    Listens, writes, and speaks effectively, and positively relates and interacts with co-workers, customers and others. Dependability-

    Consistently adheres to operational standards, ensures smooth operations and positive customer experiences, builds a productive workplace, is reliable, and improves team morale Self-

    motivated- Requires little to no supervision, works well both independently and as part of a team.

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