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drilling foreman

1. n. [Drilling]

The location supervisor for the drilling contractor. The toolpusher is usually a senior, experienced individual who has worked his way up through the ranks of the drilling crew positions. The toolpusher's job is largely administrative, including ensuring that the rig has sufficient materials, spare parts, and skilled personnel to continue efficient operations. The toolpusher also serves as a trusted advisor to many personnel on the rigsite, including the operator's representative.

Synonyms: toolpusher

See: company mandriller

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