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Job Details

Derrickhand - Oil And Gas Drilling

Employer

Savanna Well Servicing Inc.

Date Posted

September 15, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Blackfalds, AB
  • Earnings $31.00 to $37.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 15, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Savanna Well Servicing Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Oil and Gas Well Services Operator Specific Skills

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

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

  • Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • Rig Worker Fall Protection

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Train and supervise floorhands, assistants and helpers

Work Setting

Drilling and well service contractor

Security and Safety

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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • In/on water
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload

Work Location Information

  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 15, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Derrickhand - Oil And Gas Drilling is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Oil and Gas Well Drilling Workers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in controlling and maintaining drilling mud systems and pumps during drilling and mixing of mud chemicals and additives; and in operating and maintaining diesel motors, transmissions and other mechanical equipment

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to record mud flows and volumes and to take samples; and in assisting in setting up, taking down and transporting rigs

directive

Interest in speaking with floor hands and labourers to supervise their activities

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Oil and Gas Well Services Operators
DIRECTIVE

Interest in driving trucks to well sites and in operating systems to pump chemicals, gases, sand, cement and other materials into wells

METHODICAL

Interest in monitoring pressure, density, rate and concentration during pumping operations

innovative

Interest in copying information to read gauges to interpret conditions and adjust pumping procedures; may mix chemicals and cement

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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