Drilling Operations Trainee at HSD-MELT

Posted : 8 December, 2021
Location : Douala, Littoral Cameroon
Category : Oil & Energy
Job type : Full Time


Drilling Operations Trainee - Douala 

Our client, a multinational Oil & Gas company and E & P, is looking for a Drilling Operations Trainees M/F to accompany the strong development of its activities in Cameroon. 

Job Purpose:

The Drilling Operations Trainee is a helper, supporting the oil and gas operations. He assists the entire team, works with some equipment, and occasionally operates them.

Key Accountabilities/Result Area :

For the purpose of the training the trainee must accept from time-to-time to have tasks

required from helper such as:

•   Clean up spilled oil by bailing it into barrels.

•   Keep equipment’s clean and in good condition.

•   Unscrew or tighten pipes, casing, tubing, and pump rods, using hand, pipe wrenches and

power tongs.

•   Prepare the tubing bundle.

•   Keep pipe deck and main deck areas clean and tidy.

•   Guide cranes to move loads about decks.

• Manually handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating


• Regularly inspect equipment’s, structures, or materials and notify supervisors of

abnormal situations.

• Performing physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs such as

climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of material.

• Hook tubing with appropriate elevator.

• Help the Operators to perform inventory of the equipment’s, spare parts.

• To be able to multitask and assist others when required.

• To understand and be able to implement the Addax policies, procedures and standards.

• To barricade and or have work area bonded and erect signage as required to make work

area safe.

•   Fill APPIP cards, regularly.

However, as trainee, all tasks will be conducted under the guidance of a supervisor. The

trainee will carry out a task on his  own only when the trainee will be considered having the necessary skills by the supervisor. 

Key Challenges: 

•    Fast learner.

•    Willingness to learn from bottom level positions.

•    Endurance in a demanding environment. 

•    Sound technical capabilities.

•    Bold with Strong mental mindset.

•    Good physical capabilities.

•    Team player.

•    Smart worker. 

  •    Curious. 

Experiences / Competence & Requirements : 

• M.Sc. in any Engineering of Technical Fields (Drilling, Maintenance, Mechanical,


• B.Sc. in any Engineering of Technical Fields (Drilling, Maintenance, Mechanical,


• Not more than 05 years’ working experience.

• The BOSIET Certification offers an advantage.

• Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

• Good command in communication skills (listening, writing, and reading) in both French and English. 

Pour postuler, merci d’envoyer vos CV à l’adresse : cameroon.office@hsd-melt.com ou 

www.mhd.hsd-melt.com en précisant le poste en objet au plus tard le 10 Décembre 2021. 

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