Derrickhand - Alberta



Our client, a land-based drilling and well servicing contractor, is seeking Well Servicing – Derrickhand in Brooks, Grande Prairie, Lloydminster, Nisku, and Bonnyville. The Derrickhand is responsible for dealing with all work above the rig floor.

* Watching and maintaining proper well control characteristics, the rate of fluid circulation and the preventative maintenance program;
* Guiding the pipe off the racking platform while tripping in and out of the hole;
* Obtaining and implementing instructions from Driller and Rig Manager;
* Helping to identify potential equipment problems;
* Rigging up pump, pump lines and accumulator lines properly;
* Assisting in cleaning and painting as required by the Driller;
* Assisting in moving the rig, rigging up and rigging out;
* Listening and watching when others are showing and demonstrating servicing operations, and asking questions as required.

* A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
* Minimum Class 5 Driver’s License is required (with a current Drivers Abstract with 6 demerits or less);
* All relevant safety tickets and certifications as per industry regulations (H2S Alive and Standard First Aid/CPR).

If you’re interested in this position, please send a resume to Dean Hinther at [email protected]

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