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Date Posted

Mar 13, 2019


Uniterm Nigeria Limited

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Current Job Vacancies at Uniterm Nigeria Limited

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Uniterm Nigeria Limited was incorporated in 2004. It has grown rapidly with professional staff of about 200 delivering quality and cost effective services in the Oil & Gas sector of the Nigerian economy. Uniterm is a Nigerian Company owned by Nigerians. The workforce is made up of professionals drawn across the world. Uniterm is under the management of highly technical personnel with combined experience level of 150 years. Uniterm is a member of International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and the management staff are members of various professional bodies around the world. Uniterm has offices in Portharcourt and Lagos Nigeria, Houston in USA and Calgary in Canada. Uniterm has key Technical Partners in order to continue to use state-of-the-art technology to deliver services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Offshore Installation Manager (OIM)
Location: Rivers (Offshore)
Reporting to: Rig Manager

Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage the planning and efficient execution of the drilling program in coordination with Client Representative and rig department heads.
  • Promote and maintain effective working relationship with other departments, third party personnel and Client Representatives.
  • Hold daily operations meeting with Client Representative and rig department heads.
  • Appropriate period as OIM (15 years minimum); Offshore Personal Survival, Management of Major Emergencies, DIM Controlling Emergencies, IMCA 891 preferable;
  • Medically fit to offshore International standards such as ENG1 or equivalent; Extensive knowledge of offshore Jack up operations, including Maintenance, Engineering and Safety Management;
  • High level of commercial awareness; Exhibit high level of safety and managerial leadership skills;
  • Execute assignments in accordance to technical, legal and professional standards of competence
  • Practical familiarity with standard package; Operation Office and use of Software, Internet and electronic mail system.

Qualification and Experience

  • Proven experience and results-oriented career and/or B Eng. or Degree equivalents in appropriate engineering subject, unlimited as per STCW Reg.AIII2 and Reg. A. 111/2 respectively;
  • Minimum of HND/B.Sc. in any Science / Engineering related field.
  • Candidate must have the relevant mandatories (STCW, BOSIET, HUET, GMDSS, etc).
  • Valid IWCF/Well cap certification at Supervisor level
  • Age: Must not be above 45 years.



Job Title: Electrician
Location: Rivers (Offshore)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Electrician shall be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment onboard the rigs.
  • Electrical Engineering degree or High School Diploma.
  • Demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education.
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates.
  • Knowledge of all technical calculations required for electrical operation of the drilling unit and basic computer skills.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in offshore drilling operations of which a minimum of 5 years must have been spent in the position of an Electrician
  • Valid Offshore Safety Permit (OPS)
  • Valid BOSIET



Job Title: Assistant Driller
Location: Rivers (Offshore)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Driller in the planning and execution of all drilling operations for the main or auxiliary well centers.
  • Responsible for operating all drilling, hoisting and mud circulating equipment, following directions from the well program in accordance with Drilling policies and procedures, in a safe and efficient manner.

Qualification and Experience

  • Valid IWCF-Drillers level:
    • Valid Offshore Safety Permit (OPS)
    • Valid BOSIET
  • At least 7 years’ Experience as an Assistant Driller
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of study will be an added advantage
  • Member of a Professional Body is an added advantage.



Job Title: Driller 
Location: Rivers (Offshore)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Operate drilling and mud circulating equipment as in the well program and in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Perform drifting and related operations.
  • Secure the well during an emergency or well control situation and assist in well killing operations.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a similar position on a Jack up Drilling Rig.
  • Valid IWCF/Well cap certification at Driller’s level.
  • Minimum qualification: Engineering Degree or Higher National Diploma
  • Valid Offshore Safety Permit (OPS)
  • Valid BOSIET
  • Member of a Professional Body is an added advantage



Job Title: Tool Pusher 
Location: Rivers (Offshore)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of drilling unit and all personnel involved in the rig up and rig down, drilling, and completion procedures.
  • Supports OlM in managing the operation and safety of drilling rig; ensures application of well control measures; assists in organization and supervision of casing, cementing, well testing, wire line, work over operations and implementing preventative and planned maintenance programs; participate in training of crew; ensures that all installation equipment and surfaces meet specifications, requirements and maintains appropriate logs and keeps up with training requirements for positions and submit request in time to keep all certificates current.
  • Review, understand and comply with Emergency Safety Plan and Bridging documentation between Client.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess international Well Control Forum (IWCF) Certificate.
  • Minimum of HND/B.Sc. in any Science / Engineering related field
  • Candidate must have the relevant mandatories (STCW, BOSIET, HUET, GMDSS, etc) andmust have 10 years experience in Similar Job
  • Age: Must not be above 45 years



Job Title: Barge Master
Location: Rivers (Offshore)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the operation of the marine department to ensure the safe and efficient running of the rig.
  • Coordinate all helicopter and supply boats traffic.
  • Ensure all safety equipment including lifeboats and fire-fighting equipment are maintained in a state of operational readiness at all times.
  • Prepare and supervise rig move plans, anchor patterns, and associated mobilization preparations.
  • Ensure that all Flag State, Classification Society, statutory regulation, and minimum manning requirements are complied with, Coordinate emergency drills.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum 7 years experience in a similar position on Jack up drilling Rigs.
  • Minimum qualification: Engineering Degree or HND.
  • Knowledge of offshore stability and Ballast control.
  • Candidate must have the relevant mandatories (STCW, BOSIET, HUET, GMDSS, etc)
  • Valid Offshore Safety Permit (OPS)


Method of application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in ONLY one attachment (MS Word document) and all other Supporting Documents/Certifications to the email address below,with the job title as the subject.


Year of Experience

5-10 year


Not specified

Date Available

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Closing Date

22nd March, 2019.
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