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Derrickhand - oil and gas drilling

Ardmore (AB)


Hourly: min. $60000 max. $70000 for 40.0 hours per week

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Other Benefits,Medical Benefits,Dental Benefits,Disability Benefits,Life Insurance Benefits,Group Insurance Benefits,RRSP Benefits,Vision Care Benefits

Anticipated Start Date:

As soon as possible


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Terms of Employment:

Seasonal   Full-Time

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Employment Conditions


Employer Details


Rockwell Servicing Partnership

Job requirements




Some high school


Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Standard First Aid Certificate; Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate; Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate; Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate; Light duty vehicles - Driver Improvement course; General Oilfield Driver Improvement; Rig Work Fall Protection



2 years to less than 3 years


Work Setting

Drilling and well service contractor


Oil and Gas Well Drilling Worker Specific Skills

Align and manipulate sections of pipe or drill stem from a platform on the rig derrick; Operate and maintain drilling mud systems and pumps; Record mud flows and volumes and take samples; Operate and maintain drilling rig diesel motors, transmissions and other mechanical equipment; Assist in setting up, taking down and transporting drilling and service rigs


Oil and Gas Well Services Operator Specific Skills

Drive well services truck to well site; Attach pumps and hoses to wellhead; Operate hydraulic pumping systems; Read gauges to interpret conditions and adjust pumping procedure; Mix chemicals and cements


Additional Skills

Train and supervise floorhands, assistants and helpers


Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract); Drug test


Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Large workload


Work Site Environment

Outdoors; At heights; Wet/damp; Noisy; Hot; Cold/refrigerated


Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence; Willing to travel; Willing to travel overnight; Willing to travel for extended periods; Willing to travel regularly; Drive manual transmission vehicle; Travel expenses paid by employer; Public transportation is not available


Work Location Information

Willing to relocate


Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people


Essential Skills

Reading text; Numeracy; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making; Critical thinking; Job task planning and organizing; Significant use of memory; Continuous learning


How to Apply

By phone: from 9:00 to 17:00:


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In person: from 9:00 to 17:00:

R.R 440 Hwy 28, Ardmore, T0A0B0

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