Posted in Construction 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: New Iberia, Louisiana

Job Description:

Company Overview

Nabors is a leading provider of advanced technology for the energy industry. With operations in about 20 countries, Nabors has established a global network of people, technology and equipment to deploy solutions that deliver safe, efficient and responsible hydrocarbon production. By leveraging its core competencies, particularly in drilling, engineering, automation, data science and manufacturing, Nabors aims to innovate the future of energy and enable the transition to a lower carbon world.

Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct.

Job Overview

The Motorman is responsible for working with the Mechanic, if applicable, so as to ensure the regular preventative maintenance activities for the main engines, air compressors, portable water system, sewage treatment system, drill water manifold and pumps, bilge manifold and bilge system, fire pumps and cold start air compressors occur in a timely manner so as to prevent downtime and ensure the efficient and continual functioning of the mechanical equipment on board the drilling rig.  In addition to this, the Motorman is also responsible for assisting the Mechanic, if applicable with the maintenance and repairs to the mechanical devices used in the living quarters including among others, the dishwasher, clothes washing and drying machines, etc.  The Motorman, Mechanic and Electrician are responsible to ensure that fuel and oil transfers from supply boats are performed in a safe manner while complying with all state, federal and company rules and regulations.  He/she will work as an assistant to the Mechanic as required.  The Motorman must perform this job in a safe and efficient manner.  The employee works under the close supervision of the Assistant Toolpusher, Sr. Toolpusher or Mechanic, if applicable. The Motorman works as a member of the maintenance team.   This team, consisting of the Mechanic, if applicable, Motorman, Electrician and Welder, work under the supervision and direction of the Toolpusher.  As such, it is imperative that each member of the team be willing to assist the other worker in the performance of the job when requested to do so. The Motorman must be a self-starter and be able to work under a loosely supervised environment.  He/she must be able to grasp, follow and quickly respond to moderately complex instructions.  It is just as important that the Motorman be able to give concise and specific instructions and directions to the Mechanic, if applicable, Welder or Roustabouts who may be working with him/her.  The Motorman must be able to relate to and work well with others for extended periods of time while living and working in relatively close confines. 

The Motorman generally works a 14 days on 14 days off rotation.  A normal workday is a 12 hour tour.



1. Experience and/or training/schooling in the repair or maintenance of diesel motors and generators. 


2. Physical and cognitive ability and agility to perform the essential functions of this position.





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