CV, Experienced Tool Pusher Seeking Work Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 20095

Skills keywords: driller, mechanic, tool pusher
Short Bio:

I have had over 7 years’ experience in the Drilling industry, and have been working for the past 2 years as a Tool Pusher with Saxon working on cyber chair doubles. I am confident in leading staff, and able to communicate clearly and effectively. I am not afraid to take charge and am always willing to take the time to teach those with less experience than myself. I am a hard worker and work well in a team environment.

Current location: Queensland, Australia - View on map
Nationality: Australian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere

Relevant Qualifications & Licences

Current Supervisors IWCF Well Control

Certificate 2, 3 & 4 in Drilling Oil/Gas (On Shore)

Diploma of Drilling Oil/Gas (On Shore)

Current First Aid Certificate

Open ‘C’ class license and ‘HR’ license

Apply Risk Management Processes

Conduct Safety & Health Investigations

Front End Loader Ticket

4 x 4 Certification

Confined Space Certificate

Working At Heights Certificate

Operate Breathing Apparatus Certificate

Current Permit Authority rev3

Current Australian passport

Certificate III Automotive (Mechanical Light Vehicle)


I am currently working as a Senior Toolpusher with Saxon. I have had experience with a wide variety of drilling. I am a hard worker, used to working long hours in all conditions and I always give 100%. I work well in a team environment, and am able to take charge of any situation. I am patient and willing to take the time needed to teach those with less experience than myself. I am keen to gain further experience within the oil and gas industry and I am willing to undertake any training required and travel if necessary.

Career Summary

Feb 2013- Present


Currently drilling deviated oil and gas wells down to 11000ft for Santos. Using an ATD400 cyber chair double. My role consists of maintaining the rig operations and trouble shooting, ensuring all safety procedures are followed, supervising the rig crews, organising parts, maintaining preventative maintenance system (Tracking Hours), running and planning pre-job safety meetings, completing all paper work for the well, keeping the safety culture and rig moral up so that the rig runs efficiently. I also carry out incident investigations and reporting systems and maintain the rig budget.

April 2012-Feb 2013

Senior Driller

Drilled CSG holes for QGC Shallow holes-maximum of 3500ft using a super single . Duties included: training of all crew members and onsite personnel, safety of all personnel onsite, maintain drilling equipment, supervision of crew, complete reports and other necessary paperwork communicating with client, conduct pre-tour safety meetings & pre-job safety meetings.

April 2010-April 2012


When working for Lucas, it was all directional well intersecting verticals. Duties include: general driller duties, supervision and training Assistant drillers and other less experienced drillers, risk assessments, pre spuds, hazard observations & completing DDRs.

October 2009-April 2010
Boart Longyear

Driller/Assistant Driller

Experience with large diameter directional drilling, mud rotary holes, large diameter hammer vent holes & horizontal intersection holes. Duties included: general driller duties, completed all paperwork required including tour reports, drill logs, onsite inductions, work permits and incident reports training and supervising all crew members and enforcing procedures.

August 2009-October 2009
EDI Downer-Drilling Division

Assistant Driller / Derrickman

Experience with RC & Diamond Drilling. Duties included: general duties, repairing drill rig conditioning muds and working the mud tanks supervising crew and planning the next step. Filling in for the driller and completing tour sheets

October 2007-August 2009

Lease hand –Motor man

Experience with Directional Drilling and some Hammer work. Duties included: assisting Driller onsite, pre-starts and pre-checks on all machinery, maintaining the equipment, implementing Workplace Health and Safety requirements, organising Toolbox meetings and carrying out site inductions for other mining staff. I also completed onsite training for the operation of EWPs and front end loaders.

May 2006-October 2007
Sunshine Coast Mazda

Workshop Foreman

Duties included: running the workshop, delegating of tasks to technicians, liaising with customers about mechanical problems, training and supervision of apprentices, diagnosing and repairing mechanical faults.